Lifestyle Style What This Year's Nominees Wore to Their First-Ever Grammys The sequins! The silliness! And oh, the memories. Let's look back on the first time these celebs attended music's biggest night By Alex Apatoff Updated on February 10, 2017 02:51 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 13 ADELE, 2009 Lester Cohen/WireImage She said "Hello" to the Grammys in a belted black dress, chartreuse coat and the early version of her now-iconic cat eye. 02 of 13 CARRIE UNDERWOOD, 2007 Frazer Harrison/Getty She made her Grammys debut 10 years ago, but not much has changed in a decade for the country superstar: She still loves big blonde curls, a shimmery dress and lots of bling. 03 of 13 RIHANNA, 2007 Jim Smeal/BEImages It may feel like “Umbrella” has been part of your life forever, but just 10 years ago, Rih was a relative newcomer – though she was already working the red carpet like a pro. 04 of 13 ARIANA GRANDE, 2011 Jeff Vespa/WireImage She's nominated this year for "Dangerous Woman," but in 2011, Ariana was just a fresh-faced, red-haired, not-dangerous-at-all 17-year-old girl. 05 of 13 DESTINY'S CHILD, 2001 Scott Gries/ImageDirect/Getty We’re not saying we’re not grateful for Beyoncé’s solo career. We’re just saying we miss a time when Miss Tina Knowles Lawson was creating matching outfits (which Kelly Rowland has since dubbed "crazy") for her daughter and her friends. 06 of 13 JENNIFER HUDSON, 2007 Frazer Harrison/Getty This year she's nominated for The Color Purple, but for her first Grammys red carpet, Jennifer had everyone seeing red. 07 of 13 MIRANDA LAMBERT, 2008 Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty The Vice nominee was a bronzed goddess for her first walk down the Grammys red carpet nine years ago. 08 of 13 JUSTIN BIEBER, 2010 Jeff Vespa/WireImage We think his song says it best: "Baby, baby, baby, oh!" 09 of 13 SARA BAREILLES, 2009 Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic She didn't want you to write her a love song back in 2009, but the star (nominated this year for the score to Waitress) still came dressed like a Valentine. 10 of 13 KELLY CLARKSON, 2004 KMazur/WireImage The fresh-off-Idol star was hitting it big with "Since U Been Gone" - an instant classic, much like this black dress and sparkly jewels. 11 of 13 DEMI LOVATO, 2016 Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP And though she'd already been on the scene for a while, last year was (surprisingly!) Demi's Grammys debut - and she went all out in a plunging black peplum gown. 12 of 13 DRAKE, 2011 Lester Cohen/WireImage It's hard to top Mom as the best possible date for your first major awards appearance. 13 of 13 BARBRA STREISAND, 1977 Ron Galella/WireImage It's nice to know that trends may come and go, but Barbra has been Bringing It to the Grammys in a major way for 40 years.