The Grammy Awards red carpet is one you don't want to miss. You just know that when the fashion and music industries come together, some very interesting things are bound to happen. We went back into the photo archives to bring you some of the most iconic fashion moments from the big show.
Get ready for the gowns that stunned, shocked, and completely surprised us. And when you're done scrolling through these blasts from the past, be sure to check out POPSUGAR Beauty's best Grammys makeup mishaps  for some hilarious looks.
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Rihanna  worked a bold and beautiful, fiery-red Alaïa gown at the 2013 awards.
Britney Spears  went for a glamorous all-white look in 2000.
Taylor Swift  went with a gorgeous J. Mendel gown in 2013.
Jennifer Lopez  wore that iconic Versace  dress to the 2000 show.
Gwyneth Paltrow  sparkled in Versace  in 2009.
Kim Kardashian  wore Jean Paul Gaultier  Couture to the 2015 awards.
Mariah Carey  went for a two-piece ensemble in 1996.
Katy Perry  surprised us all at the 2012 show, hitting the red carpet in a demure baby-blue Elie Saab  gown, which matched her aqua-colored hair to perfection.
Who didn't adore Adele's Valentino  dress in 2015?
Beyoncé's short and sexy sequined number dazzled us in 2010.
Carrie Underwood  went with long-sleeves back in 2012 wearing Gomez-Gracia.
In 2006, a pregnant Gwen Stefani  wore L.A.M.B. to the Grammy Awards.
Rihanna 's Giambattista Valli  gown stole the show in 2015.
Rihanna 's barely there Jean Paul Gaultier  gown garnered a ton of attention in 2011.
In 2010, Ciara stunned in Givenchy .
Beyoncé was a standout in a chic black and white jumpsuit by Osman  Yousefzada in 2013.
Fergie  hit the red carpet in a bright orange lace Roberto Cavalli  gown at the 2012 show.
Faith Hill  wore J. Mendel in 2013.
Jennifer Lopez  flaunted a lot of leg and bared some shoulder in an asymmetrical Anthony Vaccarello  gown in 2013.
Kelly Rowland attended in a Georges Chakra Couture back in 2013.
Miley Cyrus  wore Alexandre Vauthier  in 2015.
Jennifer Hudson  wore a black peplum Victoria Beckham  number in 2010.
Alicia Keys  looked like a princess at the 2004 show.
Jack Nicholson and Diana Ross
Jack Nicholson  and Diana Ross attended in 1991.
Gwen Stefani  wore a Versace  jumpsuit to the Grammy Awards in 2015.
Singer Fiona Apple wore J. Mendel to the 2006 show.
Kim Kardashian  looked like a Grammy statue herself in a low-cut gold Basil Soda gown in 2011.
Adam Levine and Anne V
Adam Levine and Anne V upped the ante for sexiest red carpet couple in 2012.
Naomi Campbell  wore a whimsical party-girl ensemble for the 1991 show.
It couldn't have been easy to sit behind Lady Gaga  at the 2010 show — this futuristic costume was just one of several that evening.
Singing legend Diana Ross wore an eye-catching purple coat in 2006.
Michael and Janet Jackson
Michael and Janet Jackson  shared a sweet family moment (in matching black and white looks) in the Grammys press room in 1993.
Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter
The hair! The blazers! Supermodel Rachel Hunter attended the 1991 show with then-husband Rod Stewart.
Beyoncé Knowles and Prince
Beyoncé and Prince coordinated in shades of purple and pink for their Grammys performance in 2004.
Katy Perry and Russell Brand
Katy Perry  (in a pair of angel wings, no less) hit the red carpet with then-husband Russell Brand  in 2011.
Lil' Kim styled up sheer layers in 1998.
Lady Gaga 's showstopping 2010 red carpet look was nothing short of fascinating.
Nicki Minaj arrived in a statement-making red robe on the arm of a pope-like figure in 2012.
Lady Gaga  hatched out of her incubating egg while opening the show in 2011.
Estelle upped the ante on the red carpet in 2013 with a bold print on her cropped top and full-length skirt — a look she designed.
We love Tina Turner's savage-chic look from 1982.
Here's Cyndi Lauper doing her wild thing in 1984.
Avril Lavigne  was feeling rebellious on the red carpet in 2003.
Just one of Lil' Kim's many over-the-top red carpet getups; the year was 2002.
Nicki Minaj was covered in spots on the 2011 red carpet.
Grace Jones gave us a strong-shouldered spandex look in 1987.
Kanye West  channeled Prince's "Purple Rain" days for the 2006 show.
Britney Spears and Alicia Keys
Britney Spears  and Alicia Keys  both got the pirate memo in 2002.
Imogen Heap looked like a modern-day Mary Poppins in 2007.
iFaith Hill wore a floral gown and curly hairstyle at the 1999 show.