The Most Infamous Looks in Grammy Award History (PHOTOS)

A look back on the good, the wild, and the very, very low-cut (we're looking at you, J. Lo).




Perhaps the frocks are fancier at the other award shows, but the Grammy Awards has arguably the most entertaining red carpet. Leave it to the musicians to bring out the kooky guns when it comes to getting dressed and strutting their stuff. As good ol' Aristotle said, "No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness."

With this year's Grammys right around the corner, we thought it was appropriate to take a stroll down memory lane and relive the most badass, kick-ass, and bare-ass moments from years past.


The official spokesperson for Lisa Frank.
Cher, 1974


John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1975


If Tinkerbell had a gypsy fairy sister who was going to prom, she would wear this.
Cyndi Lauper, 1984


Looks like the world forgot that Gaga DIDN'T invent those shoes.
Madonna, 1999


The most hyped swim cover-up (and best use of boob tape) in award show history.
Jennifer Lopez, 2000


Chic, but we'll never forget the denim-on-denim Brit, never.
Britney Spears, 2000


The ONLY way to dress when you're preggo.
MIA, 2009


This happened.
Lady Gaga, 2011


Butt jewelry = pure sex. 
Rihanna, 2012


She could show JT a thing or two about a suit and tie.
Janelle Monáe, 2013



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