Grammy Awards 2014: Red carpet fashions

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Music's hottest stars show off their best efforts at the Grammys

The Grammys red carpet is unlike any other awards show. See gallery

It's where Jennifer Lopez became a household name thanks to that navel-bared green Versace, where Cee-Lo Green impersonated a muppet, and where Lady Gaga once showed up in an egg. The styles have gotten so outrageous in the past, CBS actually tried to impose a dress code last year. But once again, the stars on this year's red carpet were all about fashion risks. Blame it on the rock 'n roll.

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton, who is now a DJ, shows some skin in a sheer House of Milan gown.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Model Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend are giving Beyonce and Jay Z a run for their money for the title of the hottest Grammy couple.

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Katy Perry

Katy Perry is a cloud of tulle in this music-inspired Valentino. Too bad she paired such a soft dress with such a severe hairstyle.

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Hunter Hayes

It's not just the ladies who are shining on the red carpet. Country singer Hunter Hayes sparkles in a blue suit.

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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams looks like a Canadian Mountie -- and it's totally working for him.

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Carey Hart and Pink

Valentine's Day has come early for Carey Hart and Pink, who's wearing a fiery Johanna Johansson.

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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is stunning in this vampy blue Armani Prive dress that shows off all her curves.

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Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne's Badgley Mischka dress was inspired by Black Sabbath in honour of dad Ozzy's nominations. Aww!

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande packs a floral punch in Dolce & Gabbana. We just wish she'd pick a different hairstyle than her usual ponytail.

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Madonna

Madonna says she took her style cues from son David Banda tonight. They're both looking sharp in Ralph Lauren.

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Ciara

Ciara dresses up her growing baby bump in a stunning rose gold Emilio Pucci gown.

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert prove why they're country music's reigning couple.

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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is no stranger to sparkly dresses, but this Gucci gown may just be her best one yet. We love the chainmail look.

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Cobie Calliat

Cobie Calliat brings some heat to the red carpet in this fiery Ezra Santos dress.

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Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper looks fierce in an Alexander McQueen ensemble.

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Anna Faris

Anna Faris' strapless blue gown is lovely, but could have used a necklace.

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Rita Ora

Rita Ora is currently shooting Fifty Shades of Grey, and she gives us a preview of her sexy side in this slinky green Lanvin.

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Wiz Kalifa and Amber Rose

Amber Rose was nine months pregnant at last year's Grammys. She shows off her killer post-baby body with Wiz Khalifa.

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Skylar Grey

Singer and songwriter Skylar Grey gets slinky in this pale dress.

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Judith Hill

Judith Hill sparkles on the red carpet in a black and white ensemble. The gold shoes are a bit of a misstep, though.

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Anna Kendrick

Presenter Anna Kendrick isn't exactly Pitch Perfect in this bust-baring Azzaro gown and clunky shoes.  

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Bonnie McKee

Bonnie McKee, who wrote Katy Perry's "Roar," channels the Little Mermaid in this blue Gustavo gown.

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Faith Evans

Faith Evans steps onto the red carpet in a black sparkly number with a daring, thigh-high slit.

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Martina McBride

Blue is the warmest colour on the Grammy red carpet. Martina McBride opts for a navy shade and looks gorgeous.

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Neil Patrick Harris

The always dapper Neil Patrick Harris opts for the no-tie look at the Grammys.

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Giuliana Rancic

E! host Giuliana Rancic's stunning orange Alex Perry dress is one of the best we've ever seen on her.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are nominated for seven awards, but they're already winners on the red carpet thanks to their stylish suits.

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Fantasia

Multiple nominee Fantasia takes a fashion risk in a sheer black gown.

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Jorja Fox

Someone needs to investigate CSI star Jorja Fox's outfit. Why did she choose such a shapeless dress? And why did she pair it with such clunky shoes?

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Paula Patton

We didn't think anything could be worse than Paula Patton's Golden Globes dress. We were wrong.

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Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith strikes a pose on the Grammy red carpet in a white suit. Either that, or he's fallen and he can't get up.

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Gloria Estefan

Does Gloria Estefan even age? She continues to look stunning.

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Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield is one of the few artists to opt for a bright pastel on the red carpet.

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30 Seconds To Mars

30 Seconds To Mars pose on the red carpet and reaffirm our belief that Jared Leto has the best hair in Hollywood.