15 Grammys Hairstyles We Could Never Forget

Thatiana Diaz

From Jennifer Lopez's iconic Versace dress (that's still relevant two decades later) to Lady Gaga's 2016 David Bowie tribute, we can always count on the Grammy Awards to bring us some of the most talked-about moments of the year. The same goes for the beauty — especially the hairstyles that have forever changed how celebrities show up for a red carpet. In fact, since the 1959 inaugural show took place, celebrities have become more and more adventurous with their looks each year.

From Cher's statement accessories to Beyoncé's blonde bob, there are countless hairstyles that we can't forget. Ahead of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards this Sunday, we're looking back at the most memorable hair looks in the ceremony's history. Check them all out ahead.

<h3>Cher, 1974</h3><br>The icon accessorized her legendary jet-black, waist-length hair with a large butterfly pin that would still turn heads in 2020.<span class="copyright">Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.</span>

Cher, 1974


The icon accessorized her legendary jet-black, waist-length hair with a large butterfly pin that would still turn heads in 2020.Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.
<h3>Cyndi Lauper, 1984</h3><br>Fresh off the release of her smash hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" the year before, Cyndi Lauper wore colorful tulle fabric tied around her vibrant red dye job. <span class="copyright">Photo: Barry King/WireImage.</span>

Cyndi Lauper, 1984


Fresh off the release of her smash hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" the year before, Cyndi Lauper wore colorful tulle fabric tied around her vibrant red dye job. Photo: Barry King/WireImage.
<h3>Whitney Houston, 1986</h3><br>For her first Grammys win, Whitney Houston wore her hair soft, long, and <em>super</em> voluminous.<span class="copyright">Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.</span>

Whitney Houston, 1986


For her first Grammys win, Whitney Houston wore her hair soft, long, and super voluminous.Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.
<h3>Mariah Carey, 1991</h3><br>Mariah Carey stunned back in 1991 by wearing her natural, long ringlets loose and wonderfully imperfect.<span class="copyright">Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.</span>

Mariah Carey, 1991


Mariah Carey stunned back in 1991 by wearing her natural, long ringlets loose and wonderfully imperfect.Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.
<h3>Selena Quintanilla, 1994</h3><br>One of her <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9dt1f4MxFM" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:most iconic looks" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">most iconic looks</a>, the late Selena Quintanilla accepted her only Grammy in 1995 with an updo that featured loose curls and lots of height.<span class="copyright">Photo: Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images.</span>

Selena Quintanilla, 1994


One of her most iconic looks, the late Selena Quintanilla accepted her only Grammy in 1995 with an updo that featured loose curls and lots of height.Photo: Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images.
<h3>Jada Pinkett Smith, 1998</h3><br>Long before buzzcuts were <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/12/8978304/pink-shaved-hair-buzz-cut-instagram" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:the trend" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">the trend</a> they are today, Jada Pinkett Smith hit the 1998 carpet confidently showing off her bold crop.<span class="copyright">Photo: Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images.</span>

Jada Pinkett Smith, 1998


Long before buzzcuts were the trend they are today, Jada Pinkett Smith hit the 1998 carpet confidently showing off her bold crop.Photo: Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG/Getty Images.
<h3>Alanis Morissette, 1999</h3><br>Alanis Morissette was ahead of the trends when she wore these <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/12/219657/fancy-hair-clips" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:elegant hair clips" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">elegant hair clips</a> in 1999.<span class="copyright">Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.</span>

Alanis Morissette, 1999


Alanis Morissette was ahead of the trends when she wore these elegant hair clips in 1999.Photo: Ron Galella Ltd./Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images.
<h3>Janelle Monáe, 2011 </h3><br>Janelle Monáe's perfect pompadour stole the 2011 red carpet, then once again during her performance with Bruno Mars. <span class="copyright">Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.</span>

Janelle Monáe, 2011


Janelle Monáe's perfect pompadour stole the 2011 red carpet, then once again during her performance with Bruno Mars. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.
<h3>Adele, 2012</h3><br>Paired with a bold red lip, Adele wore retro curls at the 2012 award show — a look that took center stage numerous times as she racked up six trophies. <span class="copyright">Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.</span>

Adele, 2012


Paired with a bold red lip, Adele wore retro curls at the 2012 award show — a look that took center stage numerous times as she racked up six trophies. Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.
<h3>Taylor Swift, 2013</h3><br>In tune with her Grecian-style dress, Taylor Swift caught our eye in 2013 with this romantic, braided updo.<span class="copyright">Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.</span>

Taylor Swift, 2013


In tune with her Grecian-style dress, Taylor Swift caught our eye in 2013 with this romantic, braided updo.Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.
<h3>Beyoncé, 2014</h3><br>Leave it to Beyoncé to turn a simple bob into a bonafide<em> lewk</em>. The A-line, wavy bob was as beachy as it was breathtaking. <span class="copyright">Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.</span>

Beyoncé, 2014


Leave it to Beyoncé to turn a simple bob into a bonafide lewk. The A-line, wavy bob was as beachy as it was breathtaking. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.
<h3>Zendaya, 2015</h3><br>Zendaya never ceases to amaze us with how different each red carpet look is from the last. This jet-black pixie might be simple, but it sits at the top of our list.<span class="copyright">Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.</span>

Zendaya, 2015


Zendaya never ceases to amaze us with how different each red carpet look is from the last. This jet-black pixie might be simple, but it sits at the top of our list.Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.
<h3>Selena Gomez, 2016</h3><br>Selena Gomez worked the cameras with her side-parted, voluminous brunette curls.<span class="copyright">Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.</span>

Selena Gomez, 2016


Selena Gomez worked the cameras with her side-parted, voluminous brunette curls.Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.
<h3>Lady Gaga, 2018</h3><br>Why rock just a regular braid when you <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/01/189186/lady-gaga-corset-braid-grammy-awards-2018" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:channel GOT's Khaleesi" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">channel <em>GOT</em>'s Khaleesi</a> with a back-grazing, corset braid? <br><span class="copyright">Photo: Dan MacMedan/WireImage.</span>

Lady Gaga, 2018


Why rock just a regular braid when you channel GOT's Khaleesi with a back-grazing, corset braid?
Photo: Dan MacMedan/WireImage.
<h3>Kacey Musgraves, 2019</h3><br>Long ponytails <a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/02/224047/long-ponytail-hair-trend-grammys-2019" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:were trending at the 2019 Grammys" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">were trending at the 2019 Grammys</a>, but we're awarding Kacey Musgraves the win for her Dolly Parton-inspired version. <span class="copyright">Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.</span>

Kacey Musgraves, 2019


Long ponytails were trending at the 2019 Grammys, but we're awarding Kacey Musgraves the win for her Dolly Parton-inspired version. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.

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