It's one of the most star-studded parties of the season.And celebrities were out in full force for Clive Davis And The Recording Academy’s Annual P
It’s one of the most star-studded parties of the season.
And celebrities were out in full force for Clive Davis And The Recording Academy’s Annual Pre-Grammy Gala held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Rita Ora commanded attention during her trip down the red carpet, where she wore an eye-catching white mini-dress which was full of flair.
Wowing in white: Rita Ora commanded attention wearing a playful white look to Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammys celebration in LA on Saturday
The Your Song crooner looked radiant in an ivory dress designed with petals of fabric and tufts of black feathers.
Rita’s gown, which was from Russian designer Yanina Couture, cut off just above mid-thigh, making sure she made a fine display of her long, toned legs.
Not wanting to distract from her dynamic dress, the Girls songstress stuck with simple black heels for footwear. Rita continued to dazzle as she added a diamond ring for every finger.
She completed her look by amping up the glamour another notch. Platinum locks in light curls and a mod eye look with a cut-crease acted as the perfect finishing touches.
Pretty as a petal: The Your Song singer looked radiant in an ivory dress designed with petals of fabric and tufts of black feathers
Beauty look: Platinum locks in light curls and a mod eye look with a cut-crease acted as the perfect finishing touches
Music greats: Rita posed with the legendary Quincy Jones (left) and evening honoree, manager Clarence Avant (center)
Ciara stunned in a leggy black Romona Keveža look with a low diagonal neckline that put a generous amount of the singer’s cleavage on display.
She styled her hair in shiny, natural curls while keeping her makeup at a natural-looking glow with glossy nude lips. The Level Up singer was joined by hubby Russell Wilson, who look classic in a simple tuxedo.
Nicole Scherzinger flashed tons of skin wearing a sparkling crocheted number with tons of open stitches. Turning around she showed off her fabulous backside.
Stepping out in style: Ciara stunned in a leggy black look with a low diagonal neckline that put a generous amount of the singer’s cleavage on display
Date night: The Level Up singer was joined by hubby Russell Wilson, who looked classic in a simple tuxedo
Skin is in: Nicole Scherzinger flashed tons of skin wearing a sparkling crocheted number with tons of open stitches
Fresh from Stormiworld: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott also made an appearance, only hours after throwing their daughter Stormi an extravagant birthday party
Loved up: The A-list couple shared a loving embrace backstage at the event
Lady in red: Jenner was a siren in scarlet, as she donned a gorgeous gown with a high thigh split
Ashlee Simpson was a vision in black as she arrived at the event with husband Evan Ross.
The reality TV personality/singer went for maximum drama wearing a sparkly black look with tufts of tulle on the sleeves and a low neckline for a bit of sex appeal.
Meanwhile, Evan went for a rocker cool style, wearing his shirt open to reveal his toned chest along with several necklaces.
Bebe Rexha got hearts racing in a silky red look which teamed a strapless dress with a wide high-low skirt with matching trousers.
Turning heads: Ashlee Simpson was a vision in glittering black during her time at the show
Grin and bare it: The singer was there with husband Evan Ross, who wore his shirt open to reveal his chest and several necklaces
PDA: The couple, who have been married since 2014, shared a smooch on the red carpet
Scarlet fever: Bebe Rexha got hearts racing in a silky red look which teamed a strapless dress with a wide high-low skirt with matching trousers
She kept her hair styled in her usual sharp, platinum blonde bob and added smokey eyes with a pale nude lip for makeup.
Inside the starlet switched into another red number, trading her fun, full gown for a slinky crimson which fit her body like a glove. Eye catching ruby embellishment added to its appeal.
Caitlyn Jenner offered up an eyeful of chest in a white suit that was low enough to flash a hint of lace. She teamed the outfit with a small white Fendi bag and nude heels.
Caitlyn was joined by constant pal Sophia Hutchins, who looked mod in a houndstooth coat dress which had a low neckline and thigh-skimming hem.
Makeup your mind! She kept her hair styled in her usual sharp, platinum blonde bob and added smokey eyes with a pale nude lip for makeup
All angles: Turning around, the I’m A Mess singer showed off the long, flowing train of her gown
Red hot: Inside the soiree Bebe switched into a slinky red dress with ruby rhinestones scattered upon it. She posed with Ciara, who also stunned
Host with the most: Man of the evening Clive posed with Dionne Warwick
Dua Lipa dazzled in a shiny blue dress with a big bow on the front. She went for an elegant beauty look, pulling her hair back into a chic chignon.
The star completed her look with silver heels featuring gemstone ankle straps.
Julianne Hough looked like a sheer wonder wearing a see-through lace skirt with a gauzy top. She piled her hair on top of her head in a up-do with long bangs while playing up her beautiful blue-green eyes with cat-like shadow.
Bows and arrows: Dua Lipa dazzled in a shiny blue dress with a big bow on the front
Two talents! Dua looked thrilled to pose for a photo with fellow star Ellie Goulding
Elle Golding was stylish in a paisley suit worn without a shirt to reveal her chest. She rounded out her look with snakeskin mules.
Faith Evans put on a busty display while wearing a shiny green suit with dazzling chandelier earrings and tons of jewelry. She attended with husband Stevie J.
Angela Bassett looked sultry wearing a low cut ballerina pink top with tight leggings that were attached to half a tulle skirt.
Teasing up top: Caitlyn Jenner offered up an eyeful of chest in a white suit that was low enough to flash a hint of lace
Girls’ night: Caitlyn was joined by constant pal Sophia Hutchins, who looked mod in a houndstooth coat dress which had a low neckline
Lacy lady: Julianne Hough looked like a sheer wonder wearing a see-through lace skirt with a gauzy top while St. Vincent was stylish in a striped suit worn with a sexy bralet
Sparkling star: Natasha Lyonne stunned in black sequined trousers worm with a low silk top
Coupled up: She was joined by boyfriend Fred Armison, in what was a rare public appearance for the couple
St. Vincent was stylish in a striped suit worn with a sexy bralet. She styled her hair in retro liberty curls.
Kourtney Kardashian’s bestie Stephanie Shepherd was elegant in an off-the-shoulder white dress with pearls across the top and down the center.
Natasha Lyonne stunned in black sequined trousers worm with a low silk top. She was joined by boyfriend Fred Armison, in what was a rare public appearance for the couple.
The comedian, who is nominated for the best comedy album Grammy this year, looked handsome in a grey suit worn with a medal around his neck.
Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line put on a loved up display while on the red carpet with wife Hayley Stommel. Not afraid to flaunt his affection, the Simple singer knelt down to kiss her pregnant belly.
White hot: Kourtney Kardashian’s bestie Stephanie Shepherd was elegant in an off-the-shoulder white dress with pearls across the top and down the center
She wears the pants: Angela Bassett looked sultry wearing a low cut ballerina pink top with tight leggings that featured half a skirt
Well suited: Elle Golding and Faith Evans both proved that a suit can be sexy in their looks
Precious: Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line put on a loved up display while on the red carpet with wife Hayley Stommel, kneeing down on one knee to kiss her pregnant belly
Dynamic duo: Sara Gilbert looks tough in leather pants and boots while at the party with her ever-ecclectic wife Linda Perry
Maren Morris dazzled in a glittering striped dress with plunging neckline and 70s appeal. She was joined by musician husband Ryan Hurd.
April Love Geary and love Robin Thicke enjoyed an evening out ahead of April’s due date. The model/mommy glittered in a plunging dress with billowing sleeves while her singer husband placed a tender hand on her tummy.
He looked dapper in a silky navy blue suit which had a botanical pattern woven into the fabric.
Rita Wilson turned heads in a silver sequined gown framed with pale ruffles. She was solo for the evening, not seen with husband Tom Hanks.
Sparkling star: Maren Morris dazzled in a sparkling striped dress with plunging neckline and 70s appeal
Night on the town: April Love Geary and love Robin Thicke enjoyed an evening out ahead of April’s due date
Sequined star: Rita Wilson turned heads in a silver sequined gown framed with pale ruffles
Cool as can be: LL Cool J was typically handsome wearing a slick suit and his favorite hat to the affair, where he was joined by love Simone Smith
Double trouble: Singing duo Chloe x Halle were both visions in white outfits. Halle went with a crop top and bowed trousers while Chole looked like a goddess in a Greecian-inspired gown
Details about the annual soiree, which takes place the evening before the official Grammy ceremony, have been kept under-wraps.
Guests get to enjoy intimate performances from some of the industries leading artists. Making the event all the more special for guests, the Gala is not telecast.
Though the full list of performers is not announced singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile already revealed she’ll be taking the stage. She also mentioned that Metallica, Joni Mitchell and Sammy Hagar would be there.
Previous performers at the gala have included Chance the Rapper, Maxwell, Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys.
This year Clive will honor music manager Clarence Avant, who is considered to be ‘The Godfather of Black Music’ by many.
He’s got the blues: Darren Criss was well dressed in a blue velvet double breasted jacket worn over a black tee shirt
Opposites attract! Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar posed with jazz icon Chick Corea
Tickled pink: A$AP Rocky set himself apart from the sea of black and white wearing a fresh pink suit. Pete Wentz went for a similar vibe in his burgundy suit
Performing tonight: Though the full list of performers is not announced singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile (above) already revealed she’ll be taking the stage
Rocker: Godfather of Shock Rock Alice Cooper looked typically sinister while at the event with his wife of over four decades Sheryl Goddard
A legend: Smokey Robinson looked sharp in a black silk brocade suit while wife Frances Glandney stunned in a silver cableknit sweater and shiny palm patterned pants
Silver stunners: Meagan Camper and Keala Settle both dazzled in shimmering silver looks
On his own: David Foster stepped out solo, not seen with his fiancee Katharine McPhee
Fur real! Dionne Warwick was the image of glamour wearing a dramatic sable-tipped coat
The event started back in 1976 as a simple dinner to honor Davis’ artist Barry Manilow and has since grown into one of the most star.
Branden Chapman has worked with Davis to help plan the party for the past 11 years.
Talking to People about what helps guide the evening, Executive In Charge of Production for the Recording Academy said: ‘I think more than anything else every year we are able to really represent what is happening in music and what is happening in our society and in culture and I think this year more than any other we’ve seen all three come together in a pivotal moment.’
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in LA Sunday February 10 at 8pm EST.
Short and sweet: Kathy Griffin dressed for the weather as she teamed dark tights with a short floral dress in a tapestry print
Unique look: Ella Mai went for a fashion-forward appearance while Julia Michaels embraced classic glamour in a floor length floral dress by Adriana Iglesias that still showed off her tattoo collection
Guy style: Miguel looked sharp in a red suit and sneakers while attending with the beautiful Nazanin Mandi
Keeping casual: Melissa Etheridge and wife Linda Wallem went for laid back attire at the event
Tiers of joy: Tori Kelly went for an ultra feminine look wearing a coral gown with layers of ruffles
Mellow yellow: Tia Fuller looked bright in a silky yellow number with long sleeves and a flared skirt
Star power: Talia wowed in an emerald green look with fabulous feathers while Rocsi Diaz flashed serious amounts of stem in a silver and nude number
Best tressed: Legendary saxophonist Kenny G displayed his iconic curly locks during the event
Rock on! Kirk Hammett of Metallica attended with his wife Lani while bandmate Robert Trujillo brought along his wife Chloe
Monochrome mama: Taylor Dane looked chic as she donned black and white
Busting out: Bebe Rexha’s cleavage was in full effect as the songstress took the stage at the gala
Mr Jenner: Travis Scott also graced the stage during the night’s proceedings to perform a track from his successful Astroworld album
This is her: Keala Settle -best known for performing This Is Me from The Greatest Showman- put on an energetic performance
Music icon: Joni Mitchell wore a soft mocha coat and carried a red rose