The glitz and gossip from the 61st Grammy Awards' red carpet.
A lot of good artists including Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Jay Z, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran may have skipped the 61st Annual Grammys due to various reasons.
But the awards gala held at Staples Centre in Los Angeles, California had its fair share of shine and glamour.
Presenting just some of the striking appearances from the red carpet that made an instant impression.
IMAGE: Cardi B who became the first solo woman to win a Grammy for the best rap album nailed throwback fashion in this vintage dress.
The structured Mugler dress featuring a mermaid skirt encrusted with pearls and a blush pink sheer bustier is from the 1995 fall collection.
The artist had styled it in exactly the same way it was first showcased on the runway in Paris. All photographs: Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images
IMAGE: Reality star, model and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner who is known for her daring red carpet outings surprised everyone when she turned up in a pink jumpsuit with wide bottomed pants all covered up. The 21 year old finished the look with a white belt and pointed shoes.
IMAGE: Singer Joy Villa chose to make a statement and show her support to US president Donald Trump.
Her black and white dress was inspired by the wall and she even wore some barbed wires for impact.
Her red clutch had the message: Make America Great Again.
IMAGE: Bebe Rexha was upset when her request for a red carpet gown was turned down by some designers because she didn't fit the size.
The singer-producer made a video ahead of the Grammys expressing her disappointment.'
'A lot of them do not want to dress me because I’m too big.' They said I was too big or fat, and I love my body and I just want other girls to love their bodies,' Rexha said in a video she posted on Instagram.
She ended up winning a lot of praise for this red cleavage baring tiered tulle dress.
IMAGE: Lady Gaga who received a third Grammy this year looked stunning in her backless silver disco ball inspired Hedi Slimane dress.
She accessorised it with a 100 carat diamond necklace from Tiffany.
It was a pleasant sight to see the pop artist known for her unusual and dramatic fashion choices wear something regular to the red carpet.