Every year, the Grammy Awards are the occasion for celebrities to walk down the red carpet wearing personalized outfits made by the big names in the fashion world..
40 times celebrities have gone for a bizarre outfit to create a quirky look on the Grammy Awards red carpet
Throughout the history of the Grammy Awards, these red carpet parades introduced us to a number of very amazing celebrity choices. The most recent Grammys ceremony on February 10 was an opportunity for us to reflect on a number of the stars’ bizarre outfits. Here are 40 times celebs went for an original look on Grammys night.
With this selection of images, we travel back in time to 1974 (the year after the first music awards live) and begin to explore models and outfit ideas worn by stars since then. Find stunning images of celebrities like Cher, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and Lady Gaga and see their dress choices throughout the history of the Grammy Awards. Ready? Let the tour begin !
Celebrity’s Amazing Dress Choices for a Dramatic Grammys Look
We open this file with a photo of Cher with a pretty original look inspired by butterflies (and maybe also, the hippie movement?). The image dates from 1974, the year that marked the ceremony’s second live broadcast. That year, the Grammys night was hosted by two music legends, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett..
In 1983 Olivia Newton John wore this interesting dress in red color. A very original look that seems straight out of a fairy tale !
The following year, 1984, Cyndi Lauper wore a very colorful ensemble that seemed to take up patterns from boho chic fashion. All this, complemented by quite daring accessories !
Stars in search of original ideas for their Grammy Awards outfits
Naomi Judd and Wynonna Judd dared original white dresses for the Grammy Awards in 1987. Their choice is worthy of an ’80s wedding ceremony !
The same year, Olivia Newton John sported a very original look with a denim jacket. This was completed with a long skirt in pink and orange color..
For the Grammy Awards in 1989, Paula Abdul wore an evening gown. This one has everything of a classic outfit of the period: richly provided sleeves, sequins and a mermaid silhouette !
In the early 1990s, the singer replaced the maxi dress for a much shorter option. On the other hand, she kept her penchant for the shiny side and for the glitter. A truly original look complemented by accessories in the same shades !
The 1990s saw plenty of daring choices and very original look ideas for the Grammy Awards
The 1990s are an interesting time for Grammy Awards dress choices. In 1991, Kate Pierson tried on an original look with a dress in blue and gold sequins. She also decided to match her dress with a Superman-style coat.
In 1994, Celine Dion walked the Grammy Awards red carpet in a long white dress. A more conservative look that does not lack a certain vintage edge.
For the edition of the ceremony in 1995, singer Annie Lenox dared an original look inspired by the animated series Dinsey. Because who doesn’t love Minnie Mouse ?
If you think that the golden color is not enough to create an original and glam ’look at the Grammys, do like Chaka Khan! In 1996, she thought it would be a good idea to combine this color with floral designs in shades of blue. Of course, she had to go for the same shades in her evening makeup. !
In 1996, Salt ‘n’ Pepa walked the Grammy Awards red carpet with red ribbons to support a good cause. Their choice of outfits fell towards a timeless solution: the jacket and the pants. To make it all a little more interesting, they bet on the mint green color..
In the late 1990s, there was no shortage of glitter on the Grally Awards red carpet. In 1998, Lil ‘Kim even decided to replace the lower part of her outfit with glitter effect tights. !
At the turn of the 21st century, on the red carpet of the Grammy Awards, we discover plenty of original look ideas that continue to inspire the stars of today
Jennifer Lopez is one of the big names in the music scene today. She was already in 2000. On the occasion of the Grammy Awards at the beginning of the 21st century, she opted for an original look with a rather daring dress. You should know that she has inspired many original outfits of stars since.
The same year, Crystal Bernard gave us an original look with a period costume. An idea in red and white that continues to impress and amaze.
In 2001, Toni Braxton wore a very daring outfit all in white. With its very bare details and sexy accents, his choice was much more outrageous then than it would be today..
Need inspiration for an original look? Let yourself be seduced by the choice of Traci Bingham for the Grammy Awards in 2001. In addition to being visibly dominated by pink and purple, this outfit is very revealing …
To create an original rock’n’roll style look, Sheryl Crow decided to replace the little black dress with a more daring solution. She even matched her boots with her very mini shorts !
See-through dresses, one of the big trends on the Grammy Awards red carpet
You will understand, the beginning of the 21st century was the time of naked outfits. To wear them, any excuse was good, including the peacock feathers. At least that’s what Margaret Cho thought when choosing her dress for the Grammy Awards in 2004..
For an evening of prizes, the pailettes are always a good idea! For her original look in 2004, Christina Aguilera declined them in an outfit inspired by the 1930s. An idea that could be borrowed from the singer on the occasion of a masked party !
Here is another idea of an original look proposed by Cher. In 2008, the singer wore an extra long dress in black and gray. She seems to take up the gothic theme in her own way.
Let’s not forget the original look ideas inspired by the futuristic style! For the Grammy Awards in 2009, Estelle probably drew inspiration from the Star Wars films or episodes of the original Star Trek series. And that, even for his boots !
When you are pregnant, you are free to choose comfortable outfits. Even on the Grammy Awards red carpet, as M.I.A did in 2009. Not true ?
The 2010s marked the history of the Grammy Awards with more crazy ideas and bizarre looks
By the early 2010s, the Grammy Awards red carpet was dominated by lots of quirky looks and amazing outfits. For this, Lady Gaga has undeniably played a very important role. Above is the photo of her original look for the ceremony in 2010.
The notion of the little black dress is associated with lingerie in this original look by Nadeea Volianova in 2010. The mini side in the outfit has, it seems, been offset by makeup and accessories..
Since we got to show up on the Grammy Awards red carpet in Mini Mouse and futuristic outfit, why not try a quirky look next to the Pope? Nicki Minaj opted for this bizarre outfit choice in 2012. What do you say? ?
For her original look at the Grammy Awards in 2012, Bonnie McKee gave her own take on the futuristic style. To sum up, it includes quite a few shiny textiles and a certain yellow touch..
It is said that black is an ideal solution for evening wear. It turns out that this color is a lot more! She seems to inspire the stars to come up with ever crazier ideas. Here is one adopted by Cindy Valentine in 2013.
The 2010s saw the resurgence of films and series devoted to the conquest of space. As for the outfit on the Grammys red carpet, you could imagine yourself in a fashion show designed by Lieutenant Uhura. Bleona Qereti was certainly won over by this idea in 2015.
Another trend that continues in terms of original look on the carpet of the Grammys Awards in 2015: that of naked outfits. This year, Joy Villa opted for a bizarre dress that evokes reminiscences with a construction site.
Madonna amazed the audience with an unexpected gesture
Madonna is one of the biggest names in the music scene. And she is definitely a star who loves to come up with original look ideas! At 56, in 2015, the star opted for a matador costume. Leaving the red carpet, she even decided to show her butt to the cameras !
Since you can wear a dress that looks like lingerie to the Grammy Awards night, why not go in your pajamas? In 2016, Dencia asked herself this question. Finding nothing to oppose it, she bet on the color pink. And, to give this original look a more festive air, she completed it with lots of glitter !
Here we are back to the models of celebrity dress in black. For the 2016 Grammys, Z Lala went for a maxi dress. Its forms are inspired by both spiders and scorpions. Of course, the set wouldn’t be complete without an original hair accessory. And to think that black dresses are commonplace !
Pink is the color of the year in 2018 but it looks like its shades were already popular among the stars. This was particularly the case at the Grammy Awards in 2016. The above image of Baddie Winkle speaks for itself.
Lady Gaga did not miss opportunities to show her imagination
Lady Gaga has never stopped taking advantage of the Grammy Awards to introduce us to ideas for original looks. In 2017, she replaced the colored outfits with a black look. Between the super tall boots, super short shorts and the almost invisible top, one wonders how practical this amazing outfit really is. But whatever … ?
That same year, Halsey opted for a similar look in shades of blue. Unlike Lady Gaga, Halsey did not wear an ultra-short dress or shorts. On the other hand, she followed the trend of the absent top.
To appear on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards in 2017, Gnarly Davidson replaced classic celebrity outfits with the appearance of a golden sculpture. Because, the artist’s imagination really knows no bounds !
In 2018, Cardi B bet on an original look that is due to the color of her dress. Instead of classic black for evening wear, she tried white. An idea that gives it the appearance of a pretty angel, soft and delicate.
In 2018, the color of the year was purple. Andra Day chose a shade of this color for her very original look on the Grammy Alwards red carpet that year. She combined this shade with pops of red in a dress version that takes inspiration from classic blazer designs. An ultra feminine and very daring choice !
That same year, Lana Del Rey decided to wear a dress worthy of a star of all eras. To do this, she donned a long white tunic adorned with stars. As a crown, the singer adorned her head with a halo.