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Who Will Take Best Dressed At The 2012 Grammy Awards?

Nicole Shoohed |
February 11, 2012 | 1:39 p.m. PST

Senior Entertainment Editor

As critics predict who will take home the big awards Sunday evening, avid fashionistas are taking polls of their own. Who will take best dressed this year on the Grammy red carpet? Every year, the big artists seem to up the shock factor even more, appearing in crazier and even somewhat perplexing outfits (just think Lady Gaga and the uber strange Egg...). But will someone new take the spotlight at the 2012 show? The one and only Madge has already taken some of the fashion spotlight after her performance at the Super Bowl, but will other favorites like Rihanna, Adele or Beyonce (with cutest accessory Blue Ivy??) take some of the heat?

Only time will tell, but for now, take a look at some of the predictions for the best looks this year. 

1. Rihanna

Rihanna always seem to shine on the red carpet, choosing the perfect mix between avant garde and chic. Who could forget her show-stopping Jean Paul Gaultier white sheer tiered gown? While this one was a bit controversial and caused many a critic to put her in the worst dressed category, it just goes to show that Rihanna will always put together a look that causes a lot of attention. 

2. Jennifer Hudson

This Oscar winner looked fabulous last year in Versace and will certainly rock the red carpet in another stunning ensemble. With her new campaign for Jenny Craig, the singer-actress will look fantastic in anything she dones.

3. Florence Welch

Last year, the "Florence and the Machine" singer graced the red carpet in a fabulous Givenchy dress with an open back and neon orange beading. This year, there is no telling what the artist will wear. With "Ceremonials" released only a few months ago to soaring reviews (but no Grammy noms unfortunately), Florence's possibilities are endless. 

4. Jennifer Lopez

Ever since J.Lo shocked the red carpet in 2000 with a plunging Versace dress, the world waits to see what the star will wear at each award show. Last year, the singer, actress and mother of two wore a super short Emilio Pucci silver mirrored dress that definitely turned some heads. The now single J.Lo will certainly find another way to up the wow factor once again.

5. Beyonce 

Beyonce always picks the perfect look for the red carpet, and this year will certainly not be any different. At the 2011 show, the superstar and proud new mama wore a short and shiny black suit that showed off her legs. This year, could Beyonce's key to gracing the best dressed list be a one-of-a-kind accessory? If Blue Ivy makes an appearance on the 2012 red carpet, I'm sure the Carter family will be taking all the spotlight. 

Watch the Grammy Awards Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 8 p.m ET on CBS. 

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