Adele Went Barefoot on Her Big Grammy Award-Winning Night — Plus, More Iconic Style Moments

With the 59th annual Grammy Awards commencing tomorrow, we can’t help but reminisce on years past.

The unapologetic glamour, the unforgettable speeches, the iconic gowns — and of course, the stars who single-handedly made history by bringing home not one or two, but several golden trophies.

Adele at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
Adele at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
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Chances are, you remember some of these truly jaw-dropping moments in music. But if not, we’re here to take you down memory lane to highlight the artists who made Grammys history ahead of the big show, airing 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

In 2012, Adele wowed in a navy Burberry gown as she took home six Grammys that night, matching Beyoncé’s record from 2004.

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Adele removes her heels backstage at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
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The moment the British songbird made her way backstage to address the media, she kicked off her heels and took advantage of her floor-length gown’s hem that nearly concealed her bare feet.

Speaking of Beyoncé at the 2004 Grammys, here she is in head-to-toe gold, matching her six awards. The superstar stunned in a gown designed for the occasion by her mother, Tina Knowles.

Beyonce at the 2004 Grammys.
Beyoncé at the 2004 Grammys.
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Back in 1999, Lauryn Hill made waves in this Giorgio Armani two-piece outfit as she picked up five Grammys that night.

Lauryn Hill stunned in a Giorgio Armani two-pieced outfit at the 1999 Grammys.
Lauryn Hill stunned in a Giorgio Armani two-piece outfit at the 1999 Grammys.
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