Grammy Awards 2016: celebrity red carpet arrivals, from Taylor Swift to Adele

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Sarah Biddlecombe

Last night, the world's biggest names in music donned their most spectacular outfits and arrived in Los Angeles for the 2016 Grammy Awards.

As ever, the red carpet was a spectacle of bold gowns and bright jewellery, and a number of A-listers also debuted new hairstyles.

From Taylor Swift in neon pink Atelier Versace to Adele in glittering Givenchy, it was a night to remember before the ceremony had even begun.

You can see the full list of winners on The Guardian here, and head this way to see all the best looks from the red carpet.

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift goes bold in a colour block Atelier Versace crop top and full, hot pink skirt. The singer tops off the look with a glittering choker and bright red lip.

  • Taylor Swift

    The singer also debuts a new, shorter hairstyle on the red carpet.

  • Adele

    Adele looks flawless in this glittering couture gown with cut-out shoulder detail by Givenchy.

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga dons an incredible, custom-made Marc Jacobs coat dress with statement shoulders and matching blue eyeshadow to hit the red carpet.

  • Lady Gaga

    The singer debuts flame-red hair ahead of her Bowie tribute during the ceremony.

  • Lady Gaga

    She also dons an ever-so-slightly high pair of heels.

  • Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez opts for a sequinned Calvin Klein gown accessorised with giant silver hoops to hit the red carpet.

  • Selena Gomez

    The singer tops off her backless Calvin Klein dress with tousled hair and smokey eye makeup.

  • Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift

    The pair share a moment on the red carpet.

  • Ellie Goulding

    Ellie Goulding looks pretty in pink in a custom-made dress by Stella McCartney.

  • Ellie Goulding

    We particularly love the cascading chain fringing detail across the back of the gown.

  • Beyonce

    Beyonce wears an Inbal Dror embroidered gown paired with statement earrings.

  • Anna Kendrick

    Anna Kendrick opts for a chic black gown with mesh detailing by Emanuel Ungaro, topped off with a half-up, half-down hairstyle.

  • Florence Welch

    Florence Welch dons a romantic, boho Gucci gown embellished with sequinned stars and dragonflies. Top marks for the sparkly cuffs and ruffled neckline.

  • Zendaya

    Zendaya rocks a Bowie-inspired mullet as she hits the red carpet in a tailored tuxedo by DSquared 2.

  • Chrissy Teigen

    Chrissy Teigen dons a floor-length white gown with an embellished, floor-length cape by Yousef Al Jasmi.

  • Kaley Cuoco

    Kaley Cuoco wears a shimmering, cut-out jumpsuit by Naeem Khan on the red carpet.

  • Kaley Cuoco

    The actress shows off the backless detail on her outfit.

  • Demi Lovato

    Demi Lovato dons a tailored black blazer and skirt by Norisol Ferrari accessorised with a long chain to walk the red carpet.

  • Meghan Trainor

    Meghan Trainor lets her glittering Michael Costello gown do the talking with minimal accessories and makeup. We love her new auburn hair colour, too.

  • Ciara

    Ciara opts for a daring black and silver Alexandre Vauthier dress to hit the red carpet.

  • Ciara

    The singer completes her look with a messy plait and nude lips.

  • Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande is a lady in red in this Romona Keveza button-down dress, accessorised with plenty of diamond jewellery and a dainty studded clutch.

  • Sofia Vergara

    Sofia Vergara opts for a dazzling, embellished dress topped off with a bold red lip.

  • Alessandra Ambrosio

    The model pairs her cut-out Atelier Versace gown with a matching choker and dramatic eye makeup.

  • Lianna La Havas

    Lianna La Havis adds a pop of colour to the red carpet in this structured, canary yellow ball gown.

  • Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Underwood pairs her strapless Nicholas Jebran gown with a statement necklace and delicate stud earrings.

  • Janelle Monae

    Janelle Monae goes for a monochrome ensemble topped off with a black and white striped hat.

  • Bella Hadid

    The model opts for a cut-out Alexandre Vauthier gown with beaded detailing. She tops off her look with slicked down hair and gothic black nail varnish.

  • Kacey Musgraves

    Kacey Musgraves dons a beautiful textured gown by Armani Prive.

  • Mya

    The singer pairs her floor-length gown with statement earrings and a cuff.

  • Diamond White

    Diamond White wears a semi-sheer black gown with white lace detailing.

  • Zuri Hall

    Zuri Hall opts for a sparkling, semi-sheer black dress.

  • Liz Hernandez

    Liz Hernandez goes for a cut-out, midnight blue gown paired with metallic heels.

  • Andra Day

    Andra Day opts for a green silk Michael Costello dress accessorised with a delicate body chain. Top marks for the matching white fur stole and fluffy heels.

  • Tove Lo

    Tove Lo opts for a lace top and long black skirt with neon orange eye shadow.

  • Alison Mosshart

    Alison Mosshart keeps it casual in this patterned shirt paired with jeans and ankle boots.

  • Madison Beer

    Madison Beer wears a printed silk dress by Alexander McQueen with matching white nails and a beaded choker.

  • Tori Kelly

    Tori Kelly opts for an emerald green silk gown with an asymmetric shoulder by Gauriand Nainika. She pairs the dress with white accessories and sideswept curly hair.

  • Carly Steel

    Carly Steel wears a full-skirted white gown embellished with 3D flowers.

  • Vanessa Lachey

    Vanessa Lachey wears a long-sleeved, semi-sheer black number by Michael Cinco with bright pink lipstick and white nails to walk the red carpet.

  • Diana Gloster

    Diana Gloster sticks to the theme of the evening in this music note gown.

  • Stassi Schroeder

    Stassi Schroeder wears a white gown with long sleeves to walk the red carpet.

  • Marcy

    Chars paired a beaded crop top with a white skirt.

  • Kehlani

    Kehlani dons a long-sleeved red gown paired with a bold red lip.

  • Keltie Knight

    Keltie Knight wears a dazzling purple gown with full, semi-sheer sleeves.

  • Megan Nicole

    Megan Nicole throws it back to the nineties in this metallic purple prom dress.

  • Bonnie McKee

    Bonnie McKee tops off her silver Bullet Apparel tuxedo with fierce pink hair.

  • Giuliana Rancic

    The presenter opts for a gold gown with matching accessories.

  • Vanessa Simmons

    Vanessa Simmons goes for a bright yellow gown with poker-straight hair.

  • Tasha Cobbs

    Tasha Cobb opts for a lacey black dress with a full skirt.

  • Z LaLa

    Z LaLa dons an unusual ensemble topped off by a large black hat.

  • Skylar Grey

    Skylar Grey wears a semi-sheer black dress with dramatic sleeves.

  • Anoushka Shankar

    Anoushka Shanker wears an embroidered blue dress with statement gold earrings.

  • Brandi Carlile

    Brandi Carlile tops off her black jumpsuit with a wide brimmed hat.

  • Ashley Monroe

    Ashley Monroe wears an aqua green gown to walk the red carpet.