If there's anyone who knows how to really make a splash on a red carpet, it's the stars of the music industry. The singers, songwriters, rappers, and performers in this realm are daring and adventurous in all the best ways and have truly mastered the art of red carpet slayage better than just about anyone. While we hate to play favorites, it's just a fact that we'd be hard-pressed to name a step and repeat that's as consistently exciting as the one at the Grammy Awards. This year, at the 62nd annual gathering of music's brightest stars, the beauty looks were absolute fire.
Don't get us wrong: The year's previous red carpets, like those at the Golden Globes and SAG Awards, were a blast to watch, but in terms of excitement and ingenuity, the looks at the Grammys always take the cake. And with a nominee list stacked with some of our favorite beauty queens, such as Lizzo, Cardi B, Billie Eilish, Rosalía, and the one and only Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, it's really no surprise that the hair, makeup, and flawless skin inspiration were all on point.
Ahead, check out the most striking beauty looks that garnered standing ovations from team Who What Wear, and be sure to check back frequently for all the dazzling updates.
Holliday upped the ante on the persistent glittery eye movement with this bejeweled look. It's not easy to make such a bold choice look so effortless.
JoJo gave us our first taste of an expertly executed wet-hair look tonight, and we're so into it.
We need to talk about Ariana Grande. The cat eye, the glossy lip, the sky-high lashes, and that flipped long ponytail? We are living for this drama!
Jamil showed us her take on glittery lids, and her cobalt blue iteration is a fun departure from the more subtle glam we typically see on her.
Okay then, Mr. Porter! The Pose star gave us icy lips and eyes to complete his space cowboy motif. This is a look.
We're so in love with Spalding's bouquet of hair, which is intricately accented with interwoven braids throughout.
Not to toot our own horn, but we seem to remember calling out the blunt-bob haircut trend last year, and ever since, it has reached new heights. London is the latest star to show us her version of the sleek, sophisticated cut.
We can't get enough of this larger-than-life, natural texture. Yes, hair! The lashes caught our eye, as well.
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The 18-year-old nominee's signature slime-green roots made an appearance on the carpet, as did an unbelievably long set of emerald nails. Just wow.
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We can always count on this beauty to serve us freckles, a dramatic eye, and perfectly bushy brows. It's a winning combination in our book.
Can Rogers get any more beautiful? That soft glam and naturally curled ringlets are just angelic.
We're loving this nominee's tousled, waist-length tresses, but the part of this look we're really obsessing over is that jewel-encrusted, ultra-long manicure.
Fashion girls may be leaning into mullet hairstyles right now, but don't get it twisted: Lauper did it first. And this girl just wants to have fun.
Mai's crimson-eye look is such a mood.
Is 2020 officially the year of the cat eye? Ambrosio is just one of the huge stars who's making us think so.
This is one of our favorite looks of the night. The slick bun with '90s-era antennae and icy blue eyes are giving us major vintage Gwyneth Paltrow vibes.
We stand firm in our love of a dark waterline. We seem to be in good company with Cabello's go-to makeup artist, Patrick Ta.
Teigen was positively lit from within.
These French-looking fringe bangs work on every level.
Stefani is always good for smooth, platinum-blonde hair and major lash drama.
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There's nothing we love more than a bold berry lip.
No one rocks a molten chocolate smoky eye or inches upon inches of flowing locks quite like Chopra Jonas. Her husband, Nick Jonas, is a pretty good addition to her look, too.