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45 Grammys Looks We Never Want To Forget

The good, the bad, and the LOL.

February 06, 2015

1. Whitney Houston's gold-on-gold gown owned 1994

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2. Just like Coolio's expertly matched bandanas in '96

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3. Mary J. Blige gave zero fucks in her leopard hood and dark sunglasses that same year

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4. While Will Smith went a different route, accepting his Grammy in a Phillies jersey two years later

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5. Remember when R. Kelly was a vision in tan snakeskin in '98?

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6. Or when Mya was an angel in a matching bandeau and kimono in 1999?

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7. That same year, Erykah Badu's burnished patchwork was perfect

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8. As was Chris Tucker and Missy Elliot's headwear game

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9. J.Lo's plunging Versace gown made a splash in 2000

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10. While the same year, Busta Rhymes and Rah Digga wore perfectly coordinated orange

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11. And Bobby Brown turned up in a sheer top, Whitney Houston in fuchsia fur on his arm

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12. ...and Aaron Carter rocked a tiny little tux

13. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes' red carpet vibe was hella cozy

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14. In 2001, Beenie Man acceped his Grammy high af

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15. And Destiny's Child was on a different kind of green

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16. Macy Gray wore whatever the fuck this is

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17. Toni Braxton looked slinky in this satin number in the press room

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18. And Christina Aguilera rocked braids and pink sparkles

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19. Missy Elliott's pink tracksuit went off in 2003

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20. One year later, R. Kelly stopped by on his way to a masquerade ball

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21. Ashanti let the world know about her abs in 2004

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22. And Beyoncé was a golden god the same year

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23. Do you think it hurt when Kanye fell from heaven?

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24. And that's not all: peep J.Lo's sea foam loungewear in 2005

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25. In 2006, Ludacris and Sean Paul definitely coordinated their outfits the night before

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26. Amy Winehouse looked copacetic in '07

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27. Meanwhile, Akon accepted his grammy nom looking like a middle school science teacher

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28. Beyoncé and Tina Turner were queens together in 2008

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29. The next year, M.I.A. notoriously reinvented the maternity dress

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30. And Janelle Monae was already on retro menswear chic

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31. While Nas looked like he was going to the opera

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32. Lady Gaga had chill once, in 2010

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33. Ciara looked like the sweetest lil' ostrich that same year

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34. Rihanna played peek-a-boo in 2011

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35. The same year Nicki Minaj cos-played a leopard Cruella de Vil

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36. Beyoncé murdered a teeny-tiny shorts suit

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37. ...while Willow and Jaden Smith posed with Drake

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38. There are no words for Nicki Minaj's 2012 arrival

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39. Or for LL Cool J and Diana Ross' adorable matching

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40. Adele also got the all-black memo

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41. ...but Rihanna really brought the drama

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42. Ciara and Future kept it understated in 2013

43. Kendrick Lamar was on point in a blue suit last year

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44. Rihanna showed out in yellow satin

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45. And, finally, Beyonce's costume in her performance was flawless

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