At the 51st annual awards show, the look was as important as the music.
Extremely pregnant M.I.A. left little to the imagination as she performed with a who's-who of rap stars (Sean Combs, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lil Wayne) on Sunday - coincidentally, the day she was due to give birth.
Country princess Taylor Swift was a Grammys standout, channeling classic Hollywood glamour on a night that featured many fashion faux-pas.
Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin (left, with bandmates Will Champion, Guy Berryman and Jonny Buckland) gave a shout-out to Paul McCartney while accepting an award.
Sir Paul McCartney, who wore a suit during his Grammys performance with the Foo Fighters, went casual before the show in a Fab Four T-shirt.
Actress Bai Ling always raises eyebrows with her, uh, interesting outfit choices. I still can't figure out whether she's wearing this dress right-side-up.