Live from the 2013 Grammy Awards

Beyonce, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, and more, were on hand for music's biggest night. Kanye West, Jay-Z and Frank Ocean led the pack with the most nominations this year. See who else was lucky to take home a trophy, who graced the red carpet and rocked the stage.

ESSENCE.COM Feb, 11, 2013

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Rihanna arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Solange Knowles attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Beyonce arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Alicia Keys arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Elle Varner attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Kelly Rowland attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Janelle Monae attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Drake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Estelle attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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LL Cool J arrives and wife Simone arrive on the red carpet at the Staples Center for the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

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Ashanti arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Vin Diesel and singer Tyrese Gibson attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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MC Lyte arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Erica Atkins-Campbell of Mary Mary, arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Miguel and Wiz Khalifa perform at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

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Alicia Keys performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Melanie Fiona attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Prince speaks onstage during the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Trey Songz attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Rihanna performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Esperanza Spalding arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Frank Ocean arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Jay-Z poses in the press room with his trophies at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

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Chris Brown arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Esperanza Spalding accepts an award onstage during the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

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Nas attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Quincy Jones and Ziggy Marley attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Rocsi Diaz arrives at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Shaun Robinson attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Miguel Jontel Pimentel attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Tamara Johnson-George, Cheryl 'Coko' Clemons and Leanne 'Lelee' Lyons of SWV attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Tamala Jones arrives on the red carpet at the Staples Center for the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California.