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Staples Center, transformed for the 55th Grammys.

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A Bob Marley tribute is performed by an all-star grouping of, from left, Sting, Ziggy Marley, Bruno Mars and Rihanna.

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A few moments of the Grammy ceremony are devoted to remembering performers who've died in the last year.

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Jay-Z, from left, Frank Ocean and the Dream accept the Grammy for rap/sung collaboration for “No Church in the Wild.” Kanye West also performs on the song.

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Adele, winner of last year's album of the year award, announces this year's winner, Mumford and Sons, for "Babel."

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Jack White performs "Love Interruption" during the Grammy program.

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Frank Ocean performs "Forrest Gump," a song on his "Channel Orange" album, late in the Grammy program.

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Rihanna performs "Stay" at the 55th Grammy Awards.

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Carly Rae Jepsen and Ne-Yo announce the award for rap/sung collaboration, which went to the Kanye West/Jay Z/Frank Ocean/the Dream mash-up "No Church in the Wild."

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In the opening performance, Taylor Swift declares that "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

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"Alice in Wonderland" meets Cirque du Soleil in Taylor Swift's performance of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

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Grammy host LL Cool J works the room.

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Elton John, left, joins Ed Sheeran to perform Sheeran's hit "The A Team."

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Kelly Clarkson performs a double tribute with "Tennessee Waltz" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."

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Justin Timberlake, left, and Jay-Z perform Timberlake's new single, "Suit and Tie."

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Adam Levine and Alicia Keys perform "Girl on Fire."

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Ellen DeGeneres, left, and Beyoncé show some excitement as they introduce Justin Timberlake's performance.

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Mumford and Sons perform "I Will Wait" at the 55th Grammy Awards.

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Johnny Depp introduces Mumford and Sons.

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Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley perform her hit "Over You" and his "Home."

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Fun. performs "Carry On." The band later won song of the year for "We Are Young" as well as the new artist award.

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Neil Patrick Harris works the Grammy crowd. The introduced the performance by Fun.

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Beyoncé with her Grammy for traditional R&B performance, awarded for the song "Love on Top."

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Bonnie Raitt holds her Grammy for Americana album. She was honored for "Slipstream."

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Carrie Underwood's "Blown Away" won awards for country song and country solo performance.

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Where does Rihanna's dress end and the red carpet begin?

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Beyoncé arrives at the Grammys. Later she joined Ellen DeGeneres to playfully introduce Justin Timberlake's performance. She went home with the Grammy for traditional R&B performance.

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They're a cross-field power couple: actress Nicole Kidman and country singer Keith Urban.

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Ne-Yo keeps it under his hat.

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Katy Perry and actress pal Allison Williams of "Girls" arrive.

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Jack White arrives for the 55th Grammy Awards.

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There's a pattern to Lisa D'Amato's arrival.

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Natasha Bedingfield at the Grammys.

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Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child wears a Georges Chakra gown.

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Alicia Keys arrives for the Grammys at Staples Center.

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Actor Vin Diesel, left, and singer Tyrese at the Grammys.

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Quincy Jones, left, huddles with John Mayer on the red carpet.

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Faith Hill has a fashion pose moment.

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Actress Kaley Cuoco at the Grammys.

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Singer Bleona has a following.

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Kerli Kõiv sports one of the night's more distinctive looks.

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Carrie Underwood on the red carpet.

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Ziggy Marley and his wife, Orly, at the Grammys.

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Model Karlie Kloss arrives at the Grammy Awards.

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Reporter and radio co-host Sway Calloway and TV personality Carrie Keagan on the red carpet.

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Skylar Grey wears red on the red carpet.

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The band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros catch some air.

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CNN anchor Don Lemon, left, and jazz saxophonist Dave Koz at the Grammys.

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Temptations singer Dennis Edwards and his wife, Brenda, at the Grammys. The Recording Academy gave the Motown group a lifetime achievement award.

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SWV, otherwise known as Sisters With Voices, looks patriotic on the red carpet.

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Former Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones goes boldly red.

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Singers Kim English, left, and Frankie.

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Toad the Wet Sprocket gets playful.

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Alabama Shakes arrives.

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Rapper Riff Raff is colorful on the red carpet.

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Mixed martial artist Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson.

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Carly Rae Jepsen, performer of the ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe," on the red carpet.

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Janelle Monáe makes one of the night's most distinctive fashion statements.

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Kate Pierson of the B-52's walks the red carpet.

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Hip-hopper Nelly, left, and country artist Tim McGraw cross genres on the red carpet.

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Jennifer Lopez, in an Anthony Vaccarello gown, demonstrates why all eyes watch the red carpet for her arrival.

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Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, lend quiet elegance to the red carpet.

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The Mariachi Divas cluster for photos.

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Framework presents a glimpse of the excitement, the anticipation, the fashions and the winners at the 55th Grammy Awards, brought to you by the photojournalists and photo staff of the Los Angeles Times.

See also The Times’ full 2013 Grammy Awards coverage.

Enjoy.

1 Comment

  1. February 11, 2013, 2:47 pm

    She look so hot, like an evil Asian fairy <3

    By: Alice

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