The showed very different sides of her fashion personality in her two Grammys performances. First up, a billowing petal-print Dior Haute Couture ballgown to perform “Love The Way You Lie” with Eminem. For her second performance, she stripped down to a fringed-and-jeweled two-piece for a sexy duet of “What’s My Name” with ex Drake.
To honor the recovering diva, singers (from left) Yolanda Adams, Martina McBride (in Malandrino), Christina Aguilera (in Roberto Cavalli), Jennifer Hudson (in Alexander McQueen) and Florence Welch (in Elie Saab Haute Couture) joined forces – and powerful pipes – to perform a medley of Franklin’s greatest hits.
The tween dreams teamed up for a duet of ‘s smash hit (and the theme to Jaden’s Karate Kid) “Never Say Never” in coordinating leather jackets. But while Smith showed his wild side in leopard pants, Bieber just needed a dash of glitter on his high-tops to finish his all-black look.
After sporting wings on the carpet, the got into the swing of things while performing “Not Like The Movies” in her second custom Giorgio Armani look of the night – a pink dress and sparkling heels covered in hearts in homage to Valentine’s Day. Equally romantic was the footage from her wedding to Russell Brand projected against the long train of her skirt.
Though his hits were the talk of 2010, the singer’s performance of “Grenade” was a throwback to the ’50s, complete with black-and-white camerawork, doo-wop backup singers and a sharply tailored suit with two-tone oxfords.