Beyoncé's Baby Bump, J.Lo's Down-to-There Dress and More of the Most Memorable Grammys Looks

Ahead of Sunday night's show, we're revisiting some of the most memorable looks in Grammys history

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1984: Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox; Dave Stewart
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At the 26th Grammy Awards, the Eurythmics singer was hardly recognizable in menswear (she's on the left).

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1988: Prince

Prince attending 30th Annual Grammy Awards
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If anyone can make head-to-toe polka dots work, it's Prince.

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1998: Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith
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The actress showed off her baby bump (she was pregnant with son Jaden at the time) in a shimmery, sheer dress.

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2000: Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
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No Grammys flashback would be complete with J. Lo's iconic Versace dress. "We hit the red carpet and it was a frenzy," Lopez later recalled. "There was an extra kinetic energy there."

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2002: Lil Kim

Lil' Kim

We'll never forget Lil' Kim's Chanel-emblazoned motorcycle helmet the year she won best pop collaboration with vocals for "Lady Marmalade."

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2003: Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

The "Complicated" singer's suit made a rock 'n' roll statement.

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2006: Kanye West

Kanye West

Before Yeezy, Kanye wore sunglasses — indoors and out — paired with gloves.

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2009: M.I.A.

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Not only did the rapper walk the red carpet nine months pregnant, but she performed at the Grammys that year too!

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2011: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards
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Mother Monster always does her own thing. She arrived at the 2011 Grammys in an egg. "I really wanted to be born on stage," she recalled to KIIS-FM. "The creative vessel was helpful for me to stay focused."

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2012: Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj
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Minaj posed with the "pope" on the red carpet. Her performance that year — which featured an "exorcism" of sorts — received backlash from the Catholic League for its religious imagery.

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2014: Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams
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Ah, the hat that will forever be meme-ified.

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2015: Madonna

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The Queen of Pop always keeps it flashy. She even flashed her rear on the red carpet in this lacy number.

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2015: Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
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Almost one year after they wed, Kimye hit the red carpet together.

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2016: Taylor Swift & Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez; Taylor Swift
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The golden girls ruled the red carpet in their complementary jewel tones.

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2016: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga
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Gaga used her walk down the red carpet to pay tribute to the recently deceased David Bowie.

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2017: Beyoncé

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Then pregnant with twins Rumi and Sir, Bey stunned in her shimmering, cut-to-there red gown.

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2018: Pink

Pink and daughter Willow Sage Hart
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The singer brought daughter Willow as her date in a similarly feathered dress — and nothing has ever been cuter.

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2019: Cardi B

Cardi B
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The rapper was practically a work of art, choosing a vintage Mugler design from the label's fall 1995 archives.

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2020: Billy Porter

Billy Porter
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In another hat-becomes-a-meme moment, Porter walked the carpet in a flat-brim hat featuring by Sarah Sokol Millinery — and the fringe could actually close by remote control to conceal the star's face.

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2020: Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X
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The relative newcomer really leaned into the "Old Town Road" of it all in a hot-pink cowboy-inspired ensemble.

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