Jeff Vespa/WireImage, via Getty; Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APOn The Red CarpetGrammy Awards 2013: Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood & More (PHOTOS)The Grammys red carpet is always slightly nuttier and more memorable than any other awards show. From Taylor Swift to Chris Brown, see the highlights.02.10.13 6:54 PM ETJeff Vespa/WireImage, via Getty; Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APJeff Vespa/WireImage, via Getty; Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APThe Grammys red carpet is always slightly nuttier and more memorable than any other awards show. From Taylor Swift to Chris Brown, see the highlights. Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APRihannaThe singer looked red hot in a custom Alaïa dress. “He sent me a few dresses that he worked on, and this one was just stunning,” she said of designer Azzedine Alaïa. Jason Merritt/GettyJustin TimberlakeIt was no surprise that the singer of the new menswear-focused single “Suit and Tie” wore a black Tom Ford tuxedo on the red carpet with white and black loafers. Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APBeyoncé Beyoncé looked different in a black and white jumpsuit by the little-known designer Osman. Christopher Polk/Getty for NARASCarrie UnderwoodThe country singer looked chic in a black beaded Roberto Cavalli dress and a 381-carat necklace which, she told Ryan Seacrest, “is worth more than me.” Jeff Vespa/WireImage, via GettyTaylor SwiftSwift wore an ivory dress by J. Mendel with a beaded T-strap over her collarbone. “It’s vanilla-yogurt white,” Seacrest told her, which isn’t really a compliment? Lester Cohen/WireImage, via GettyJennifer LopezLopez wore a black, one-shouldered dress by Anthony Vaccarello—with a high slit. And, referring to the Grammy’s recent policy banning stars from showing too much cleavage on the red carpet, Lopez said: “They didn’t say anything about leg. I thought I was being such a good girl—a little shoulder, a little leg.” Mario Anzuoni/Reuters, via Landov AdeleIt was a surprise to see Adele—who usually wears black—in a color, but she looked beautiful in a red-and-pink Valentino dress. Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APKaty Perry“I was inspired by Priscilla Presley in the ‘70s,” she said of her mint green Gucci dress, which offered an eyeful of cleavage. "I was inspired by Priscilla Pressley in the 70s," she said of her green dress which offered an eyeful of cleavage. "I was inspired by Priscilla Pressley in the 70s," she said of her green dress which offered an eyeful of cleavage. "I was inspired by Priscilla Pressley in the 70s," she said of her green dress which offered an eyeful of cleavage. "I was inspired by Priscilla Pressley in the 70s," she said of her green dress which offered an eyeful of cleavage. Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APJanelle Monae Monae stayed true to her menswear roots in an embroidered suit by Moschino. Steve Granitz/WireImage, via GettyPharrell Williams & Helen LasichanhWilliams wore head-to-toe Lanvin with a Lorraine Schwartz bracelet dedicated to a girl named Serena with terminal cancer. When he caught wind of his reflection, Williams asked: “Why’s my face so damn shiny?” Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APChris BrownBrown, who crashed his Porsche on the eve of the Grammys, looked unscathed in an all-white suit when he arrived on the red carpet. Jason Merritt/GettyFaith Hill & Tim McGrawHill wore a black beaded J. Mendel dress—and McGraw wore a black Tom Ford suit and shirt. Lester Cohen/WireImage, via GettyNe-YoNe-Yo tried a creative spin on the classic tux with a Saint Laurent metallic suit, hat, and sunglasses. Christopher Polk/Getty Florence WelchWelch wore an emerald-green custom-made Givenchy dress with a matching clutch and shoes. “Riccardo is so generous, and he’s such a genius,” she said of Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci. Steve Granitz/WireImage, via GettyJohn Mayer Mayer looked sharp in a blue velvet jacket and black pants as he strode down the red carpet. Jeff Vespa/WireImageNicole Kidman & Keith UrbanKidman wore a gold lace Vera Wang dress—while Urban said he was wearing a “mix of Rick Owens and a bunch of other things.” Steve Granitz/WireImage, via GettyJohn Legend & Chrissy TeigenJohn Legend and his fiancée, Chrissy Teigen, were quite the pair on the red carpet. Christopher Polk/Getty for NARASAdam Levine & Maroon 5Adam Levine and his Maroon 5 bandmates looked slick on the red carpet as they promoted their upcoming tour. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters, via Landov Wiz Khalifa & Amber RoseRose, who is expecting a baby boy in three weeks, looked chic in a black Donna Karan dress, and Khalifa wore head-to-toe Tom Ford. “We watched the Business of Being Born with Ricki Lake and got inspired,” Rose told Giuliana Rancic about their plans for a home birth. Khalifa chimed in: “We got a doula.” Jordan Strauss/Invision/APKelly OsbourneThe E! host wore a black cut-out dress by Paule Ka on the red carpet—and, of course, her signature lavender hair. Jordan Strauss/Invision, via APKelly RowlandRowland showed some skin in a Georges Chakra dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels. “I still followed the rules,” she said, when asked about showing too much skin. Lester Cohen/WireImage, via GettyRick RossRoss (aka the “Bawse”) looked like himself in a tux, shades—and a cigar. Steve Granitz/WireImage, via GettyAllison WilliamsThe Girls star looked stunning in a strapless silver dress by KaufmanFranco. Christopher Polk/GettyKat Dennings Dennings wore a shimmering blue Vivienne Westwood strapless dress and David Yurman jewels. It’s “really good and architectural...for the ladies,” she said. Steve Granitz/WireImage, via GettyAlexa ChungFresh off a spin at New York Fashion Week, Chung showed up at the Grammys in a floral Valentino dress.