Here are the best celebrity Halloween costumes this year

Alexander Kacala
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While this year has been scary on its own, we're looking forward to seeing what our favorite celebrities will be wearing for Halloween 2020.

We may need a distraction now more than ever, and what is better than the often opulent, extravagant and glamorous celebrity Halloween costumes that fill our feeds every year? So here is a roundup of 2020 celebrity Halloween costumes so far!

Here are the best celebrity Halloween costumes of 2020:

Jennifer Lopez

Lopez dressed as Madonna, re-creating her look from the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards.

“Didn’t know how lost I was until I found you…” J.Lo wrote on Twitter, quoting a lyric from “Like a Virgin.”

Emily Ratajkowski

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emrata / Instagram

Mom-to-be Ratajkowski paid tribute to Demi Moore by re-creating her famous 1991 Vanity Fair cover, shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz when the star was pregnant with daughter Scout.

Kelly Clarkson

Best celebrity halloween costumes 2020 (Weiss Eubanks / NBC)
Best celebrity halloween costumes 2020 (Weiss Eubanks / NBC)

The singer, 38, dressed up as Madeline Ashton, Meryl Streep’s character from the 1992 dark comedy “Death Becomes Her."

Kim Kardashian West

Kardashian West, 40, and her family got dressed as colorful characters from the hit Netflix documentary series "Tiger King." Mom dressed as Carole Baskin, while family friend Jonathan Cheban stepped in as the Tiger King himself, Joe Exotic. And the kids, Psalm, North, Chicago and Saint, all were tiny tigers! Adorable.

Glenn Close

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Best celebrity halloween costumes (@glennclose / Instagram)

Earlier this month, Close, 73, revisited one of her best roles of all time: Cruella de Vil from the live-action remake of "101 Dalmatians."

Kylie Jenner

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celebrity halloween costumes (@stassiebaby / Instagram)

Jenner and her friends got glammed up for a night on the town as the Power Rangers. The makeup-mogul, 23, suited up as the red one, while her pals Anastasia Karanikolaou, Victoria Villarroel, Sofia Villarroel and Carter Gregory rounded up the rest of the foe-fighting quintet.

Not everyone was a fan of the look, and someone commented on a TikTok video of the costumes, "SOMEONE SAID PLASTIC RANGERS PLEASEEEE." In response, Jenner clapped back, "and we love recycling."

Ashley Graham

In a post on her Instagram, the model, 33, dressed up as Lady from "The Lady and the Tramp."

"The Talk" hosts

Carrie Ann Inaba, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood from "The Talk" appeared as Willy Wonka, Veruca Salt and Violet Beauregarde from the 1971 film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Eve also appeared as Mike Teavee.

Drew Barrymore

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celebrity halloween costumes 2020 (@thedrewbarrymoreshow / Instagram)

On her talk show, Barrymore, 46, dressed as Glinda the Good Witch from "The Wizard of. Oz," giving Hoda Kotb a run for her money.

The TODAY team

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best celebrity halloween costumes (Tyler Essary / TODAY)

The TODAY team took Broadway by storm during Friday's show. Savannah Guthrie and Kotb appeared as Elphaba and Glinda from "Wicked" respectively, while Al Roker and Craig Melvin appeared as King George III and Alexander Hamilton from "Hamilton." Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dreyer wowed viewers at home as Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart from "Chicago," while Jenna Bush Hager was simply purr-fect as Grizabella from "Cats."

Chrissy Teigen

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halloween costumes instagram (Chrissy Teigen / Instagram)

The model and cookbook author, 34, got into the Halloween spirit by dressing up as Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse, from the ballet "Swan Lake."

Lil Nas X

The "Old Town Road" singer, 21, got in drag for an amazing homage to rapper Nicki Minaj, who he has talked about idolizing in the past.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner

Kylie and Kendall today!
Kylie and Kendall today!

The Jenner sisters got together on Friday to recreate a pair of costumes they once wore as kids. The pair both shared the look in their Instagram stories, with a side-by-side glance at the pic from their childhood.

celebrity halloween costumes
celebrity halloween costumes

Ciara

Ciara, 35, paid homage to rapper Cardi B by recreating the cover of her 2018 album "Invasion of Privacy." Lots of celebs flooded the comments in awe of the look, including Cardi's sister Hennessy who wrote, "Omggg I loveeee this!!"

Halsey

The singer, 26, would make Tim Burton proud of this ensemble inspired by his 2005 stop-motion musical.

Vanessa Hudgens

The "High School Musical" alum, 31, debuted multiple Halloween ensembles all-month long, including Catwoman and a black widow.

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling embodied the main character from her show, "Never Have I Ever." The writer and actor, 41, dressed up like Devi Vishwakumar, who is played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan in the Netflix series.

Kendall Jenner

The model, 24, paid homage to Pamela Anderson by recreating her iconic look from the poster for the 1996 action sci-fi film "Barb Wire."

Lizzo

The "Good as Hell" singer, 32, dressed up as the fly that landed in Vice President Mike Pence's hair during the debate on Oct. 7.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

Union, 48, and Wade, 38, won the prize for sweetest family Halloween costume. With their almost 2-year-old daughter Kaavia, they dressed up as s'mores in honor of the holiday.

Vanessa Bryant

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Best celebrity halloween costumes (vanessabryant / Instagram)

Bryant and her daughters Natalia, 17, Bianka, 3, and Capri, 1, had two separate family costumes to celebrate the big day. For their first look, the girls dressed up as Madeline in Paris, wearing blue dresses with white collars and the character's famous yellow hat. Mom dressed as boarding school teacher Miss Clavel.