By Kelsey Glein
Updated Jan 26, 2014 @ 8:57 pm
Chrissy Teigen, Ciara & Taylor Swift
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The gowns that shined the brightest were nothing short of spectacular, featuring nude accents, sparkling sequins, and lots of bling. Stars grabbed attention in shimmering gold and silver dresses, making metallics a top trend of the evening. Chrissy Teigen looked stunning in a mirrored, strapless gold Johanna Johnson dress as she arrived with husband John Legend.

Mom-to-be Ciara looked flawless in a long-sleeve Emilio Pucci gown accented with metallic beading that highlighted her growing baby bump. Album of the Year nominee Taylor Swift went for full-on glamour in an eye-catching silver ensemble by Gucci that resembled a high fashion suit of armor. Other celebs who rocked the trend on the red carpet? Rita Ora in Lanvin, Kacey Musgraves in Armani Prive, and Amber Rose in Naeem Khan. All this heavy metal was more than Grammy appropriate.