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The most iconic grammys red carpet moments

Check out the most memorable fashion moments in Grammys history. 

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At the 26th Grammy Awards, the Eurythmics singer was hardly recognizable in drag (she’s on the left). 

1984: Annie lennox

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If anyone can make head-to-toe polka dots work, it’s Prince.

1988: Prince

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The actress struck a sassy pose to show off her baby bump (unborn Jaden!) in a shimmery, sheer dress. 

1998: Jada Pinkett Smith

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No Grammys roundup would be complete with J. Lo’s iconic Versace dress. It inspired the invention of Google Images, after all! 

2000: Jennifer Lopez

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We hit the red carpet and it was a frenzy … there was an extra kinetic energy there.”

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We’ll never forget her Chanel-emblazoned motorcycle helmet the year she won best pop collaboration with vocals for “Lady Marmalade.”

2002: Lil' kim

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The “Complicated” singer’s suit made a rock and roll statement. Anyone else reminded of Hot Topic? 

2003: Avril Lavigne

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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! 

2009: M.I.A.

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Lady Gaga always does her own … thing. She arrived at the 2011 Grammys in an egg.

2011: Lady Gaga

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I really wanted to be born on stage. The creative vessel was helpful for me to stay focused.”

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Minaj posed with the "pope" on the red carpet. Her performance that year received backlash from the Catholic League for its religious imagery.

2012: nicki minaj

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

2014: Pharrell

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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. 

2015: madonna

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Almost a year after they wed, Kimye hit the red carpet together. Sadly, Kim recently filed for divorce. 

2015: kim kardashian & kanye West

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

2017: Beyoncé

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