In the world of award season, if the Oscars are the sophisticated older sister, the Grammys are the younger, audacious, and free-spirited sibling. It's the show where stars experiment with their looks, echoing their respective music genres and turning up the volume on their style as loud as their fans play their albums. It's birthed iconic looks referenced in pop culture hundreds of times over (here's looking at you, J.Lo's 2000 Versace dress and Lady Gaga's egg moment.) So while it may not be as prim as its award show counterparts, it's a celebration of musical expression—dissonance, consonance, and all.
This year, we're anxiously awaiting the arrival of our favorite free spirits, from Beyoncé to Rihanna to SZA and so many more. Take a look at