Katy Perry Rocks Lavender Hair and Delivers a Stunning Performance of “By the Grace of God” at the Grammy Awards, as Taylor Swift Announces the Winner for Best New Artist.

Back it up! Katy Perry went backless in a crystal cocktail dress at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday

Katy Perry made a bold fashion statement at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. She donned a sparkling crystal cocktail dress with a daring backless design, leaving the crowd stunned. Despite receiving 13 Grammy nominations over the years, Perry is yet to take home an award. This year was no different as she lost out on two nominations, but she still shared her excitement with her 68.4 million Twitter followers regarding her performance of her most personal song, “By the Grace of God,” from her album Prism. Meanwhile, Perry’s longtime rival, Taylor Swift, also made headlines with her fashion statement. She wore a beautiful teal Elie Saab high-low gown, showcasing her long legs while presenting the award for Best New Artist.

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Looking like royalty, the queen of pop was styled by fashion expert Johnny Wujek in a breathtaking Zuhair Murad dress embellished with sparkling gemstones and delicate beadwork. The waist was cinched with a belt to accentuate her figure, while silver stilettos and chandelier earrings completed the look. The midi-length dress was truly a showstopper that left everyone mesmerized.

Purple-hued 'do: Giving Fashion Police's Kelly Osbourne a double take, the Roar hitmaker rocked a wavy purple bob and matching mani-pedi on the red carpet

Kelly Osbourne, one of the co-hosts on Fashion Police, made a splash with her distinctive hairstyle. But Katy Perry, the singer of Roar, also turned heads with her wavy purple bob and a matching purple manicure and pedicure as she strutted down the red carpet.

Sad face: Katy - who lost for best pop duo and best pop vocal album - has been nominated a total 13 times and has yet to win

Katy’s admirers felt let down after she failed to clinch the awards for best pop duo and best pop vocal album. Despite being nominated a staggering 13 times, she has yet to secure a victory in these particular categories.

Measuring up? Perry and Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus goofed around by cupping each other's ᴀssets behind the scenes

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Measuring up? Perry and Grammy nominee Miley Cyrus goofed around by cupping each other's ᴀssets behind the scenes

Did you witness the amusing shenanigans of Perry and Miley Cyrus? The pair of stars were captured on film fondling one another’s body parts behind the scenes.

Gal pals: The This is How We Do singer bumped into fellow nominee Nicki Minaj taking the plunge in a black form-fitting Tom Ford gown

Hey pals! At the occasion, the artist behind “This is How We Do” had a surprise encounter with her fellow nominee Nicki Minaj, who was rocking a sleek Tom Ford number in black.

Hey girl! Grammy nominee Rihanna looked besotted with the newly lavender-tressed beauty as they chatted it up during a commercial break

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Hey girl! Grammy nominee Rihanna looked besotted with the newly lavender-tressed beauty as they chatted it up during a commercial break

Hello! Rihanna, the famous singer, appeared to be smitten by a gorgeous lady who had just colored her hair in a lavender hue. They shared a chat during a short break.

Why didn't I think of that? Katy looked impressed with Riri's pink manicure and mᴀssively poofy Giambattista Valli gown

Wow, that’s such a great idea! Katy was taken aback by the stunning pink nails and oversized Giambattista Valli dress worn by Riri.

Announcement: Perry - born Katheryn Hudson - tweeted her 68.4M followers that she'll be performing her 'most personal' song off Prism, By the Grace of God

Katy Perry, whose real name is Katheryn Hudson, recently announced to her 68.4 million followers on Twitter that she will be performing her most personal song from the album Prism, By the Grace of God. The performance took place at the Staples Center, where Taylor Swift was also in attendance, sitting in the front row not too far away from Katy. Despite being nominated for numerous awards, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Pop Solo Performance, Taylor’s hit song Shake It Off did not win any of them. The feud between the two stars allegedly intensified last September when Taylor mentioned in an interview with Rolling Stone about having a “straight-up enemy” in the pop music industry, without revealing the person’s identity.

Caped crusader: Later, Katy kept fans guessing about her hair colour by rocking middle-parted raven locks onstage while performing By The Grace of God

Katy Perry left her followers curious regarding the shade of her hair during her performance of “By The Grace of God”. She sported a middle-parted, dark hairstyle that made her look like a superhero.

Domestic violence anthem? A back-up dancer swaying behind a screen pretended to be Perry's shadow as she belted the emotional ballad originally penned about her 2012 divorce from Russell Brand

Is it possible that this song will become the new anthem for domestic violence? Katy Perry’s recent performance featured a backup dancer who mirrored her every move as she sang an emotional ballad. The song was originally penned in 2012, during the aftermath of Perry’s divorce from Russell Brand. The dancer’s actions were projected onto a screen behind Perry, giving the impression of a shadow.

Serious style: Wujek walked closely behind the Double Rainbow belter backstage after her stirring performance, which featured somber intros from President Obama and domestic abuse activist Brooke Axtell

After the moving performance by the Double Rainbow vocalist, Wujek headed backstage to catch up with her. The event was not just about entertainment, as it also featured impactful speeches from President Obama and advocate Brooke Axtell highlighting the issue of domestic violence.

Roar! Sam Smith looked like he had something to get off his chest to his pop star pal

It seemed like Sam Smith had some exciting news to tell his fellow pop star pal, as he released a boisterous shout.

Networking: The award-winning stars were happy to pose with Lucian Grainge - the chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music Group

Engaging with well-known personalities: Lucian Grainge, the top dog at Universal Music Group, had the pleasure of posing for pictures with renowned celebrities who were thrilled to meet him.

Well done! Katy was seen congratulating Beck on his impressive win

Well done! Katy was seen extending her felicitations to Beck for his outstanding triumph.

Dazzling: The singer looked incredible in her revealing ensemble

The artist looked absolutely gorgeous in her bold wardrobe choice. Following the incident, Katy tweeted a Mean Girls reference to caution against fake kindness. It seems that the ill-feelings between the two stem from three of Swift’s backup dancers departing her tour to join Perry’s team. To add to this, both musicians have had romantic relationships with John Mayer, who is now back with Perry.

Up for three Grammys: Meanwhile, her longtime rival Taylor Swift - who's presenting Best New Artist - bared her long legs in a teal Elie Saab high-low gown

Artist X has been recognized with three Grammy award nominations. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift, who will be presenting the Best New Artist award at the same event, looked stunning in a turquoise Elie Saab dress that accentuated her long legs.

Peacocking: Taylor was seated in the front row, not far from her frenemy Katy in the packed Staples Center

As Taylor took her seat in the front row of the Staples Center, she couldn’t help but notice that her friend-turned-enemy Katy was also present amidst the lively crowd.

Sad face: The 25-year-old blonde's hit song Shake It Off lost for record of the year, song of the year, and pop solo performance

The famous blond vocalist’s hit song “Shake It Off” didn’t manage to win any awards in the categories of record of the year, song of the year, and pop solo performance, which left her feeling disappointed.

The way they were: According to TMZ, their 'Bad Blood' stemmed from three of Swift's back-up dancers quitting her Red Tour in 2014 to join Perry's Prismatic World Tour

Their prior relationship: In September of last year, Taylor hinted to Rolling Stone about a pop star who she considered her “arch-nemesis,” but refrained from revealing their identity.

'She did something so horrible': According to TMZ, their 'Bad Blood' stemmed from three of Swift's back-up dancers quitting her Red Tour in 2014 to join Perry's Prismatic World Tour (pictured in 2011)

There appears to be a bit of a rift between Taylor Swift and John Mayer. It seems that three of Swift’s backup dancers have left her current tour to work with Katy Perry, which may have caused some tension. However, Mayer was seen entering the Staples Center by himself. Recently, Mayer made a quip about Swift avoiding him at the upcoming Grammy Awards, where he will be performing, during an appearance on The Late Late Show.

Backstage at the Super Bowl: It's unclear whether Perry and Mayer broke things off over their seven-year age difference, clashing schedules, or some other unknown drama

The Super Bowl is not just about the halftime show, as there are some juicy secrets behind the scenes. It turns out that pop princesses Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have a common ex-boyfriend in John Mayer. Word on the street is that Katy Perry has rekindled her romance with John Mayer.

'You can see me at the Grammy Awards doing what I do best. Being avoided by Taylor Swift!' However, the womanising 37-year-old was seen entering the Staples Center solo

Although Taylor Swift may not have a soft spot for me, I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be performing at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Despite rumors of my Casanova tendencies, I was spotted entering the Staples Center unaccompanied. Riding high off the success of my groundbreaking Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, which garnered an incredible 114.4 million viewers, my next adventure will take me to Spain’s Palau Saint Jordi in Barcelona on February 16th, where Charli XCX will join me as my opening act for the Prismatic World Tour. Fans can also look forward to the unveiling of my prerecorded Prismatic World Tour special on EPIX beginning March 28th. Be sure to tune in and catch the Grammys on UK TV on Monday, February 9th at 9pm on 4Music (Freeview 18, Sky 360, and Virgin 330).

A record-breaking 114.4M tuned into her Super Bowl XLIX performance: Perry - born Katheryn Hudson - was also crowned the top-earning celebrity on the planet after Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao

Overjoyed: Katy Perry is currently enjoying the success of her Super Bowl XLIX performance. Her show had an enormous impact, captivating a remarkable 114.4 million viewers, thus making it the most-watched halftime show in history.

Back on the road: The Dark Horse diva will next take her Prismatic World Tour to Spain's Palau Saint Jordi in Barcelona on February 16 alongside opener Charli XCX

The buzz around Dark Horse has reignited as she prepares to take her highly acclaimed Prismatic Tour on the road once again! Fans can look forward to a spectacular show on February 16th at Palau Saint Jordi in Barcelona, Spain. Charli XCX will be joining as the opening act, making for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment. So mark your calendars and get ready to rock out!

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