Jlo made headlines and opened up a whole new market for double-sided stick tape when she showed up at the 2000 Grammys in this plunging Versace dress.
Who could ever forget when Bjork showed up at the 2001 Oscars in this swan dress. Many hated it (she made every “worst dressed list”), some applauded it, but one thing’s for sure, Bjork certainly didn’t follow the flock that night.
I had to bend the rules a little and include this dress worn a little over a decade ago by Marilyn Manson’s date at the 1998 VMAs. Rose McGowan showed up butt naked (literally) in what would later be known as the “ass dress”.
Elie Saab became an overnight success when Halle Berry wore this beautiful embroidered gown by Saab to the 2002 Academy Awards. She won for best actress that night, making the dress even more memorable.
“I never thought I’d be asking Cher to hold hold my meat purse” said Lady Gaga dressed in a Franc Fernandez meat dress when accepting her video of the year award from Cher this year at the MTV Awards.
Christina Aguilera earned her Xtina nickname when she wore this provocative outfit in her “Dirty” video, causing controversy and angry parents everywhere.
Lara Flynn Boyle’s ballerina dress at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards created buzz not only because it was a fashion faux pas but also because it exposed Lara’s scary thin figure, which she later had to defend to the media.
If wearing this outfit was all a part of Lil’ Kim’s master plan to get groped by icon Diana Ross (at the 2009 MTV Video Awatds), then it worked!
Britney Spears was all the buzz at the 2001 MTV Video awards when she wore a snake around her neck during her “I’m a Slave 4 U” performance, attracting a lot of criticism from PETA and other animal rights groups for her use of the exotic animal.
Katy Perry hosted the MTV Europe Awards in this dress featuring Barack Obama on the front and the words “I have a dream!” on the back. The French designer behind the dress, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, would later receive a slew of nasty letters from Americans.