Grammys: The Stars Arrive!

Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift – see what happened on the red carpet

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ALICIA KEYS

ALICIA KEYS
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The "No One" singer is a red carpet champ (and early Grammy winner) as she arrives at the Staples Center in a custom Giorgio Armani Privé gown.

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YOKO ONO & BEYONCé

YOKO ONO & BEYONCé
Chris Pizzello/ AP

Same carpet, different orbit: Yoko Ono and the "Irreplaceable" singer share a moment... apart.

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TAYLOR SWIFT

TAYLOR SWIFT
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It's a country kiss! The best new artist nominee sends a little love out to her fans as she makes her way into the show.

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MILEY CYRUS

MILEY CYRUS
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The Hannah Montana star works her way down the line of microphones before going inside to announce the Grammy for best new artist (winner: Amy Winehouse). At one point, the Disney star – who had fans screaming – stopped to refresh herself with a drink of bottled water.

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PLAIN WHITE T'S

PLAIN WHITE T'S
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Hey there, Delilah DiCrescenzo! The namesake of the summer love song written by singer Tom Higgenson joins him and his nominated band the Plain White T's on the red carpet – but still has a boyfriend at home. Says Higgenson: "I told her this song will make us famous and you'll be my date for the Grammys. It was years in the making."

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DAUGHTRY

DAUGHTRY
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Chris Daughtry – up for best rock album with his bandmates – weathers the leather as temperatures hit 70ºF in Los Angeles.

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KEYSHIA COLE

KEYSHIA COLE
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The "Let It Go" singer and nominee lets it all go as she stops for photos.

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CHRIS BROWN & FERGIE

CHRIS BROWN & FERGIE
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The two nominees are a bright sight as they pair up on the red carpet. Fans couldn't miss Brown – they chanted his name as he walked by the stands.

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NATASHA BEDINGFIELD & RINGO STARR

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD & RINGO STARR
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It's a British invasion! The Hills songstress and the Beatle (with wife Barbara Bach) leave a flash of peace and love in their wake.

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CYNDI LAUPER

CYNDI LAUPER
Chris Pizzello/ AP

The 1985 best new artist winner – who had her makeup touched up on the carpet – flexes her Grammy muscles.

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RIHANNA

RIHANNA
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The "Umbrella" singer takes a twirl down the red carpet – a warm-up before hitting the stage with Morris Day amp The Time.

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NE-YO

NE-YO
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The RampB singer-producer – and Grammy winner for "Because of You" – reveals a trophy-worthy smile before the show.

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
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The Grammy winner and performer shows a moment of surprise as she poses for photographers.

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