Mumford & Sons – Marcus Mumford and his proud father, John, share a heart-meltingly sweet bear hug backstage after Mumford & Sons' "Babel" won album of the year.
Rihanna – Rihanna timed her arrival as close to showtime as possible. That meant no interviews, but we couldn't let her sneak past without at least one photo.
Gotye and Kimbra – Look at Gotye and Kimbra. Little do they know that before the night is up, Prince is going to present them with the Grammy for record of the year.
Fun. – Fun. took a page out of "Zoolander's" playbook with a little Blue Steel action before they went on to win Grammys for song of the year and best new artist.
Frank Ocean – This photo is like Frank Ocean himself: A little mysterious, a little guarded, but the spotlight is right there waiting, if only he'd step into it just a little bit more.
Katy Perry – Katy Perry planned to race past the press like her BFF Rihanna, but couldn't resist stopping for a little girl talk with "The Ellen Degeneres Show's" pink princesses Sophia Grace and Rosie (obscured in photo). What do you think they're talking about?
Jack White – Jack White appeared to be in good spirits - and even came close to cracking a smile! - before the big show.
Florence Welch – Florence Welch's gaze is as mesmerizing as her music.
Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose – With a due date just a few weeks away, Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose enjoy one of their last nights out before they welcome their baby boy.
Carrie Underwood – Carrie Underwood navigates the red carpet with a little help from her friends. By the end of the evening, the Grammy winner would admit she was ready to slip into something a little more comfortable.
Janelle Monae – Just outside the frame is total chaos, but Janelle Monae remains perfectly poised - not to mention totally poreless. No Instagram filter was applied to this photo.
Carly Rae Jepsen – No rock star 'tude here - Carly Rae Jepsen demonstrated her Canadian courtesy by arriving early for her first Grammys red carpet.
Beyonce – After proving she can sing live and then owning the Super Bowl stage earlier in the month, Beyonce has earned a break from the press for one night.
2 Chainz – Guess who's just casually bathed in gold?
2 Chainz – Why, it's dapper rapper 2 Chainz.
Questlove – Questlove's heart is always in the right place.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban – Can we talk about Keith Urban's look of love at Nicole Kidman for a second?
LMFAO – Considering some of the other get-ups we've seen on LMFAO, this is basically a black tie look for Redfoo.
Instagrammys: CNN on the red carpet – LMFAO's SkyBlu is sparkly and he knows it.
Miguel – Miguel, 2013 B.K.C. (before Kelly Clarkson).
Chris Brown – It was a blink and you'll miss it moment when Chris Brown appeared on the red carpet.
The-Dream – Jay-Z may have knocked The-Dream's "swap meet" hat, but backstage the singer/songwriter revealed that Beyonce asked where she could get one of her own.
Adam Levine – It may surprise you to know that Adam Levine is quicker than he looks, but at least he makes for a "Beautiful Goodbye."