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In photos: Grammy nominees keep it clean on the red carpet

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Jennifer Lopez's outfit was one of the more daring of the evening at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Adele wore a red, floral-print, long-sleeved dress to the Grammys that probably delighted CBS censors, who had sent a memo telling celebrities to keep their body parts well-hidden on the red carpet.

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Beyonce wore trousers to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Katy Perry wore a wintergreen gown, complete with slightly Christmasy accents.

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Rihanna was a knockout in a classic flowing red gown.

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Alicia Keys was strapping at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Taylor Swift wore a flowing white gown and her usual expression at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Canadian pop darling Carly Rae Jepsen vamped it up at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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The always elegant Janelle Monae had a Mexican gunfighter thing going on.

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Singer Carrie Underwood wore a black gown and tons of ice.

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Singer Ashanti says “Olé!” at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Kate Pierson of The B-52’s injected a little purple fun into the red-carpet proceedings.

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Redfoo of the band LMFAO modernizes the knicker at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Lisa D'Amato updated the dirndl.

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British pop singer Natasha Bedingfield wore bright red, feet included.

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Skylar Grey flirts with CBS’s decree to keep body parts well hidden at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Justin Timberlake brought sexy way back to circa 1924 at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Chris Brown chose an all-white ensemble and a serious look at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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D'manti wore something indescribable to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Kelly Osbourne was, as usual, among the first C-listers to arrive on the red carpet.

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Nancy O'Dell was a closed second to Kelly Osbourne.

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MTV host Karlie Kloss wore blue and blew a kiss.

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Dub-step master Skrillex took inspiration from Michael Jackson, sort of, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Sean Paul had his medals on display at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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New Zealand singer-songwriter Kimbra took her inspiration from ice-dancing at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Gotye was a skinny hipster at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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