Grammy Looks: Glam or Slam?

Without a doubt, Beyoncé was the golden girl of the 2004 Grammys. Along with taking home five statues (including best female R&B vocal performance for Dangerously in Love), she stole the show on the red carpet in chartreuse silk and onstage in a hot pink minidress. Read on to see who else hit high notes, and who fell flat.

01 of 11

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: GLAM

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE: GLAM
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His controversial Super Bowl performance behind him, Timberlake (who took best male pop vocal performance for "Cry Me a River" and best pop vocal album for Justified) looked cool and confident in a brown suit, salmon dress shirt, coordinated tie and a bit of sexy facial hair.

02 of 11

MADONNA: GLAM

MADONNA: GLAM
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Kudos to Madonna for looking fresh and hip while still dressing age-appropriately to introduce Sting and best new artist nominee Sean Paul.

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ALICIA & ASHANTI: GLAM

ALICIA KEYS & ASHANTI: HIT
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Did designer Roberto Cavalli have extra fabric in peach tones? It seems so – he dressed Alicia Keys and Ashanti in different versions of the same colors and textures. Keys (left) wore sexy capris and a flowing two-toned bustier, while Ashanti (a best female RampB vocal performance and RampB album nominee) donned a glamorous crisscross halter gown.

04 of 11

GWEN STEFANI: GLAM

GWEN STEFANI: GLAM
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Stefani looked proud, and with good reason. Not only did her band, No Doubt, win best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal for "Underneath It All," the singer (with her niece) also looked chic in a black and white outfit she designed for her upcoming L.A.M.B. clothing line.

05 of 11

BLACK EYED PEAS: GLAM

BLACK EYED PEAS: GLAM
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Record of the year nominees Black Eyed Peas (for "Where Is the Love") proved their fashion smarts in looks both sexy (on Fergie) and slick (on will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo).

06 of 11

THE WHITE STRIPES: GLAM

THE WHITE STRIPES: GLAM
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Jack White has vowed that he and bandmate Meg White will only wear black, white and red, and they didn't disappoint at the Grammys. The winners (for best alternative album for Elephant) went retro in style in their signature colors – she in an old-school Hollywood gown, and he in a '60s-inspired suit.

07 of 11

CHRISTINA AGUILERA: GLAM

CHRISTINA AGUILERA: GLAM
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Aguilera evoked the Jazz Age in dazzling diamonds and a feathered, flapper-style dress. The festive look was perfect for celebrating her win for best female pop vocal performance for "Beautiful."

08 of 11

LIL' KIM: SLAM

LIL' KIM: SLAM
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Multi-nominee (for best female rap solo performance for "Came Back for You," among others) Lil' Kim is known for taking fashion risks, but unfortunately, this one failed. She looked more cartoonish than funky in her fur-collared, barely-there gown.

09 of 11

MARY J. BLIGE: SLAM

MARY J. BLIGE: MISS
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Usually a red-carpet queen, Blige (a Grammy winner for best pop collaboration with vocals for "Whenever I Say Your Name," with Sting) hit a sour note in this glaring sequined cocktail dress, fur jacket and green stilettos.

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QUEEN LATIFAH: SLAM

QUEEN LATIFAH: SLAM
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It seems Queen Latifah couldn't decide on a dress or pants, so she opted for both. Not a good choice: Her diaphanous gown and leather pants clashed and didn't do justice to the rapper-singer-actress's trimmed-down figure.

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STING: SLAM

STING: SLAM
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For some reason, music veteran Sting (with wife Trudie Styler and daughter Coco) decided on a kilt instead of pants, but the look didn't work. The night wasn't a bust, though: He added to his Grammy trove with yet another award (for best pop collaboration with vocals for his duet with Mary J. Blige, "Whenever I Say Your Name").

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