The Grammy parties have kept the rumour mill in constant rotation, as a couple of the biggest names in music (ahem, Rihanna and Miley) made pre-party appearances but shunned the awards ceremony on the night. So why the no shows? The parties must just have been that good, we’re checking out the pictures…
Rihanna wowed in a revealing Alexandre Vauthier yellow gown, with a thigh split and plunging V-neck with her long hair in loose waves and a bold red lips.
Miley Cyrus went for an uncharacteristic cutesy look with her hair a lighter ash blonde and a pastel outfit.
Kelly Osbourne set off her lilac bob with a stunning emerald green maxi dress.
Jessie J rocked an androgynous vampy look in a tailored suit, strap sandals and raven black victory curls.
Taylor Swift turned heads in a black shimmering mini dress at the pre-Grammy party before she slipped into her Gucci Premiere gown.
Taylor Swift smouldered in an embellished mini dress with a drop waist hem, with her hair in loose curls.
Katy Perry changed into her fourth dress of the night for the after party, a gorgeous powder blue prom-style gown.
Kate Beckinsale looked gorgeous in a bandeau mini dress with a voluminous ponytail at the Grammy after party.
Miley Cyrus showed off her immaculate white nails with her fresh blonde crop and dewy make-up.
Kelly Osbourne and Taylor Swift chatted away happily at the after party. Who knew they were pals?
Paris Hilton swapped her sheer-side white gown for a dark grey lace mini dress, with seriously smouldering smokey eye make-up.
Record producer Clive Davis and Jennifer Hudson, in a fun multi-coloured dress, pose for pictures on the red carpet at his after party.
John Legend and his gorgeous girlfriend Christine Teigen looked every inch the happy couple, with him looking dapper in a suit and her glowing in a revealing deep yellow gown.
It was PDA-central with Paula Patton and Robin Thicke on the red carpet, with her showing off her assets in a plunging red mini dress.
Jennifer Hudson looked like she was having fun on the red carpet in a Christopher Kane dress with Christian Louboutin shoes, a Rodo clutch and Jack Vartanian jewellery.
Katy Perry looked fresh-faced and radiant in her fourth gown of the night at the Grammys.
Anastacia opted for a classic evening gown with a plunging deep V to compliment her flowing blonde curls.
Will Smith hit the pre-Grammys brunch in a oxblood red leather jacket.
Jennifer Hudson looked bowled over when she met Jane Fonda at the Grammys after parties. Luckily, photographers were on hand to catch the moment.
Kelis looked svelte in a tailored jacket dress and black heels on the Grammys red carpet.
Christine Teigen, John Legend's stunning girlfriend looked gorgeous in a yellow dress revealing her supermodel assets.
Sharon, Ozzy And Kelly Osbourne showed this family knows how to party as the trio donned their best evening ensembles for the Clive Davis And Recording Academy Pre Grammy Gala.
Joan and Melissa Rivers get the party started at the Clive Davis And Recording Academy Pre Grammy Gala.
Kate Beckinsale perfected a gorgeous evening up-do, showing the contrast of her ombre hairstyle in a pinned back ponytail.
Ashanti wowed on the red carpet wearing a low V, high leg split black gown and on-trend ankle strap shoes.
Gavin Degraw and Delta Goodrum get cosy at the Clive Davis And Recording Academy Pre Grammy Gala complementing each others outfits in all-black ensembles.
Iggy Azalea made a stark transformation, changing out of her floor-length white lace gown in favour of a textured monochrome cardi and black leather trousers.
Jessie J opted for a retro beauty look, slicking her newly dark do into a side-parting and large waves.
Richard Perry and Jane Fonda looked like a suitably glamorous pair as they partied on Grammys weekend at the Clive Davis And Recording Academy Pre Grammy Gala.
Delta Goodrum chose a nineties ensemble, matching a thick choker to her one-shoulder evening dress.
Newly single Hilary Duff took a night off from looking after her young son, stepping out in a gorgeous asymmetric all-black dress.
Rihanna chose an open-cleave Alexander Vaultier gown showing off her prize chest and lower forearm tatts.
Brandi Cyrus outshone her younger sister Miley at the pre Grammys parties, choosing a gothic front slit evening gown with silver detail sleeves.
Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman look picture-perfect with their bronze tans as the pair pose at the photocall for the Warner Music Group After Party.
Emile Sande made her appearance at the Universal Grammys After Party in a detailed charcoal dress.
Sharon Ozzy and Ozzy Osbourne look happier than ever as they put on a very public display of affection on the red carpet. We bet Kelly blushed.
Ashanti continued her red carpet Grammys weekend with an appearance at the Universal After Party in a shorter, more party-ready dress.
Jennifer Hudson made plenty of friends on the red carpet, bumping into Smokey Robinson at the Clive Davis And Recording Academy Pre Grammy Gala.
J Cole made the Roc Nation Pre Grammys Brunch look suitably cool as he made his presence known with fellow hip hop artists.
Willow Smith followed in her fellow industry players' footsteps with a statement Tee saying 'Ain't No Wifey.'
Sasha Spielberg, daughter of Stephen, rocks a laidback fedora look for the seriously cool after party.
Willow and Jaden Smith make the Roc Nation Pre Grammys Party look very cool indeed, teaming up for a family snap in their fashion-savvy outfits.
Rihanna teams a blue vertical stripe shirt with an asymetric skirt to complete her day look at Roc Nation's Grammy Brunch.
Rapper TI lunges in a dressed-down ensemble for this the coolest pre Grammys party we've seen.
Rihanna makes another effort to show off her chest tattoo with an open blouse at the Roc Nation party.
Ne-Yo donned his trademark trilby hat as he layered a light blazer over a tropical sunset Tee.