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Winter White & Lace Take Over Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Dinner – Ciara & Russell, Brandy, Keke Palmer, Faith Evans, Miguel & Nazanin & More


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A slew of your faves came out to the Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy gala last night at The Beverly Hilton. And we’ve got their carpet arrivals, fashion deets and more from Brandy, Jordin Sparks, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Keke Palmer, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen and more inside….

Winter white was the favorite color theme of the night with many YBF chicks styling in their white ensembles to party it up before the biggest night in music goes down.

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Grammy Award winning singer Brandy got the memo to wear white popping up at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy gala last night at The Beverly Hilton to honor music industry icon Irving Azoff. The “Zoe Ever After” actress was front-and-center rocking a white Ruffian dress topping her look off by styling her Havana Twists in a cute half up/half down updo.

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Fab couple Ciara and Russell Wilson have been super busy this weekend, hitting up NYFW events and then jetting to L.A. for the pre-Grammy parties. After Russell hosted his own private pre-Grammy dinner, he and CiCi brought the coupledom fab to the event.

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They're so adorbs.

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The “I Bet” singer was simply stunning in a black high-slit Ronald van der Kemp gown and black strap sandals.

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Our girl Janelle Monae always gets it right. She flossed her killer legs in her signature black-and-white ensemble. Super cute.

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The WONDALAND honcho hit the carpet with her artist Jidenna, who's up for a GRAMMY this year for his track "Classic Man" featuring Roman GianArthur.

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Look who came to slay!

She’s fresh from an alleged break up, so R&B singer Jordin Sparks stepped out looking amazing to show her ex Sage The Gemini what he’s now (supposedly) missing.

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The songbird strutted her stuff in a white cut-out Halston Heritage gown that hugged her curves at the top and flared out at the bottom. Eat your heart out Sage.

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Grammy nominated singer Kelly Price and Grammy Award winning songstress Faith Evans came out to party. The R&B Divas, who have been slaying the game for 20 years, looked gorgeous in their black and white ensembles.

Faith has been hitting the studio with Snoop Dogg and others working on her upcoming album “The King and I” for her late husband Notorious B.I.G.

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After shooting for her new project “Ganjapreneurs,” Keke Palmer got glammed up in a sexy purple lace gown for the festivities. Work Keke!

The "Scream Queens" star will be releasing a new video for her track "Enemies" at the end of the month.

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Oh baby! Looks like Chrissy Teigen is approaching the end of her pregnancy. The model showed off her growing baby bump in green backless long sleeved Galvan dress posing it up alongside her Grammy Award winning husband John Legend

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The couple will be the proud parents of their first child together, a baby girl, soon!

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Nominee Miguel brought his now-fiance Nazanin Mandi along for the pre-Grammy fun. While neither of the two has confirmed their engagement, Nazanin has been flaunting her huge engagement ring on Instagram. Congrats to them!

Miguel is in the running in the Best Urban Contemporary Album for his Wildheart LP.

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Rap icon LL Cool J and his wife Simone Smith were all smiles on the carpet before heading inside. LL is set to return as host of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, marking his 5th consecutive year as host.

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Hip Hop mogul Russell Simmons brought his model girlfriend Lucy McIntosh along as his date. Russell has been busy giving back to Flint residents who are suffering from the lead-water crisis. A few weeks ago, he went door-to-doorto hand out cases of water bottles.

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Snatched!! Grammy nominated singer Jazmine Sullivan gave us our life in this black high-slit sparkly gown by Zoe's Vintique. She nabbed THREE Grammy nominations this year.

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Grammy Award winner Anthony Hamilton came out to party with his peers. Nice to see he’s out having fun after he and his wife of 10 years Tarshá Hamiltonfiled for divorce over the summer.

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Soulful songstress Andra Day went for a colorful look that surely made her stand out in the crowd.

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Major key alert! DJ Khaled got dressed up in a gray suit and his J's for the pre-Grammy fun.

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Rapper Fetty Wap and Ty Dolla $ign hit the carpet before hitting the stage to perform.

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Songwriter Jimmy Jam and his model daughter Bella Harris continued their daddy-daughter pre-Grammy weekend.

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Grammy Award winning singer Dionne Warwick popped up on the carpet with a man on her arm.

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NBA baller Metta World Peace and his girlfriend Shin Shin skipped out on the All-Star Weekend festivities to hit the pre-Grammy scene.


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Music industry legends Clive Davis and Quincy Jones stopped for a photo-op.

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Looks like Motown founder Berry Gordy was having a good time.

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As the party got into full swing, Jordin, singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield, Miguel and Brandy linked up for a shot.

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John and Chrissy had to capture the moment as they rocked out to the music.

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Janelle Monae stopped by their table for a cute flick.

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Making her rounds, Keke bumped into singers Meghan Trainor and Tori Kelly.

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Tori snapped a pic with Aloe Blacc and Fetty Wap.

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Grammy Award winning singer Jamie Foxx was having loads of fun as he stopped by all the tables during the gala.

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CiCi and Russell vibed out to the performers.

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For some entertainment....

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Fetty Wap hit the stage to perform his hit clubbanger "Trap Queen."

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Andra serenaded the audience with her vocals, performing her track "Rise Up."

Iconic group Earth, Wind & Fire stepped out publicly and performed for the first time since founding member Maurice White passed away a few weeks ago.

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They had EVERYONE on their feet as they rocked out to their classic hits.


Peep a clip of everyone at their table jamming to Earth, Wind & Fire below:



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Fun times!

And after the event:

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The 58th Annual Grammy Awards go down tonight at 8pm ET on CBS.


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