16 Musicians Performing In Glitter On New Year’s Eve

Here’s a tip to celebrities performing this year: There’s a dress code on the biggest night of the year. Look to those who came before you and follow their lead.

1. 2012, Lady Gaga

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Sparkly catsuits = always in style.

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2012, Lady Gaga, again.

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Looking like the Statue of Liberty = also always in style.

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2. 2012, Florence Welch

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Flowing robes, naturally, for Florence.

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3. 2011, Natasha Bedingfield

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4. 2011, Nicki Minaj

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Cyborg-Jetson-Robot-girl. Is this how we will be dressing in the future?

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5. 2011, Ke$ha

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Ke$ha was the perfect person to ask to perform on New Year’s Eve because she already only wears sparkly things.

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6. 2011, Avril Lavigne

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Punk goes to the prom.

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7. Fergie has worn a lot of glitter outfits. Like this one from 2011.

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Or this one from 2010.

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Or this one, on that same night:

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8. 2010, Jennifer Lopez

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This bodysuit was much-maligned, and unfortunately, only the beginning of J.Lo’s obsession with them.

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9. 2009, Keri Hilson

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This appears to be some cross between leather and patent leather, if such a thing exists.

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10. 2009, Solange

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Glittery skirt/bloomers?!

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11. 2009, Taylor Swift

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Performing for New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly, Taylor accessorized her party dress with some leather sleeves.

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12. 2007, Nicole Scherzinger

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Nicole and the Pussycat Dolls got the sparkle/gold memo.

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13. 2006, Mariah Carey

She looks like an icicle. And probably felt like one too.

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14. 2004, Cyndi Lauper

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Black, studded leather – or are those what we would call baubles?

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15. 2004, Jessica Simpson

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RIP this shirt, which is probably in some pile of landfill somewhere.

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16. 2000, Christina Aguilera

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Genie in a Bottle, always making sure that you know what her hit song is.

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Get your glitter on.

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