Music’s biggest night of the year took place in Los Angeles last night.

And wow was it a show. Adele was one of the evening’s biggest winners (for a second year in a row), snagging her ninth golden gramophone. Kelly Clarkson, Mumford & Sons, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake all put on stellar performances. Even Elton John made an appearance, getting behind the piano to duet with Ed Sheeran.

But the night belonged to Rihanna, who stole the show with her incredible performance of ‘Stay’ for which received a standing ovation.

Now whilst we take note of the performances and awards, to us, the most important part are the threads and who wore what.

So here is EW’s edit of the night’s best dressed, and well, we had to include a faux pas or two (we are talking to you JLO)

The good: 


Beyonce embraced the geometric trend in a monochrome Osman pantsuit teamed with a Swarovski clutch bag and Lorraine Schwartz jewellery.


Florence Welch wore an emerald green lizard-like sequined Givenchy Couture gown paired with a matching bag and layered rings.


Rihanna rocked a scarlet Azzedine Alaia gown with Neil Lane jewels and Manolo Blahnik heels.


Girl’s star Allison Williams wore this heavily crystal encrusted column gown by Kaufman Franco with understated accessories.

The bad:

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Ashanti was drowning in this diaphanous gown. The singer went against fashion’s cardinal rule, chest or legs, not both!

And the ugly: 


With her toy-boy in tow, Jennifer Lopez won the worst dressed award. Really JLO? Didn’t Angelina teach you anything? What’s with the geisha topknot? It’s time to hang up the slashed gowns and move out of the 90s for all our sakes.



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