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Carrie Underwood at the 52nd Grammy Awards.
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The Grammy Awards is the most important night for music, but it’s also a time to celebrate the best in fashion. 

Stars like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber bring their most eye-catching looks to the red carpet, but throughout the years, their styles have changed drastically. Ten years ago, at the 52nd Grammy Awards in 2010, some of these celebrities looked unrecognizable. 

Here’s what some of the biggest names looked like at the Grammys 10 years ago. 

Taylor Swift wore a sparkling gown from Kaufmanfranco to the Grammy Awards 10 years ago.

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Taylor Swift.
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That year, Swift’s “Fearless” won a Grammy for album of the year.

Rihanna wore ruffled feathers in this Elie Saab couture gown.

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Ten years ago, Rihanna worked with Jay-Z and Kanye West on “Run This Town,” which won the Grammy for best rap collaboration

Justin Bieber still had his famous swoop, and he wore a vest and tie.

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Justin Bieber.
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Justin Bieber — who was just 15 — presented at the 2010 Grammys alongside Kesha. 

Miranda Lambert’s one-shoulder, turquoise gown was covered with ruffles and beads.

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Miranda Lambert.
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Lambert’s “Dead Flowers” was nominated for best female country vocal performance

Carrie Underwood’s simple white gown was made by Georges Chakra.

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Carrie Underwood.
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Underwood took home the best country collaboration Grammy for her song “I Told You So.”

Jennifer Hudson wore a black Victoria Beckham dress to the Grammys.

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Jennifer Hudson.
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In 2010, Hudson helped honor Michael Jackson by performing alongside Celine Dion, Usher, and Carrie Underwood. 

Drake paired a simple leather jacket with jeans for his Grammys look.

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At the 2010 Grammys, Drake performed with Eminem and Lil Wayne. 

Beyoncé wore a patterned dress crafted by Stéphane Rolland.

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Ten years ago, Beyoncé won six awards, including best female pop vocal for her song “Halo.”

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were also spotted on the red carpet, wearing complementary ensembles.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend.
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Legend was nominated for the best male pop vocal Grammy for his song “This Time.”

Kesha wore a short, golden dress that was covered in fringe.

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Kesha eventually earned a Grammy nomination seven years later for her album “Rainbow.”

Fergie sported a blue mini dress made by Emilio Pucci.

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She also wore heels from Le Silla and jewelry from Kwait. 

The Jonas Brothers looked dapper in dark suits.

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Jonas Brothers.
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The Jonas Brothers were presenters at the 52nd Grammy Awards. 

Nicole Kidman wore a black Prada dress that matched her husband Keith Urban’s dark suit.

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Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman.
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Urban’s song “Sweet Thing” won the Grammy for best male country vocal performance.

Lea Michele wore a spunky Romona Keveza dress in 2010.

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Lea Michele.
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Michele was a presenter at the Grammy Awards that year.

Pink wore a strapless, ombré dress that was bedazzled in jewels.

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In 2010, Pink performed at the Grammys, singing her song “Glitter in the Air.” 

Usher chose a grey suit and paired it with some sunglasses.

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In 2010, Usher helped honor Michael Jackson by performing alongside Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, and Carrie Underwood. 

Jennifer Lopez wore a Versace dress in 2010.

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Jennifer Lopez.
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Lopez was a presenter at the Grammy Awards. 



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