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31 Things About The 2000 Grammy Awards You May Not Remember

It was the day of one of the most iconic moments of '00s.

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1. Aaron Carter was there and dressed like he was going to his tap dance recital.

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2. Sisqó was in his peak Unleash the Dragon-phase (aka the "Thong Song"-era).

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3. We still cared about Fred Durst, 'cause it was 2000 (crazy times).

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4. The pre-Osbournes, Osbournes were there and even eldest daughter, Aimee, joined in on the Grammy red carpet fun.

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5. Missy Elliott came looking sharp.

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6. While Monica came dressed in one of Missy's old ones.

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7. Britney Spears -- who was there as a nominee for Best New Artist -- gave us some old school Hollywood glamour.

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8. Shirley Manson paid homage to Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time" video by dressing like a Catholic school girl.

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9. TLC -- who were there as nominees for album of the year for FanMail -- brought their futuristic "No Scrubs" look to the red carpet.

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10. Lou Bega was there for "Mambo No. 5," of course.

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11. Both Robby Takac and Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls had unfortunate hair situations.

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12. Faith Hill -- who was accompanied by husband Tim McGraw -- was there to snatch Shania Twain's Queen of Pop Country crown.

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13. Ellen DeGeneres gave the crowd on the red carpet a little dance.

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14. Kid Rock showed up with Jamie King and wore a coat that he clearly stole from an Upper East Side socialite.

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15. Destiny's Orphan Letoya Luckett showed up in what appeared to be a Tina Knowles original.

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16. Meanwhile Letoya's former Destiny's Child bandmates blew kisses and wished her luck on her solo career.

"Bye Letoya, enjoy your view of our success from the bottom!"
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"Bye Letoya, enjoy your view of our success from the bottom!"

17. Dr. Dre brought his protégé Eminem.

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18. The Backstreet Boys hung out with Tony Bennett.

Also, I guess AJ McLean didn't get the memo that they were wearing suits to the show?
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Also, I guess AJ McLean didn't get the memo that they were wearing suits to the show?

19. Will Smith opened the show with a melody of "Freakin' It"/ "Wild Wild West," from his album *eye-roll* Willennium.

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20. Erykah Badu slayed everyone with her performance of "You Got Me."

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21. While Ricky Martin shook his bon-bon as he performed "Maria" and NOT "Livin' La Vida Loca."

I know, missed opportunity.
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I know, missed opportunity.

22. Sarah McLachlan won Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for her high school graduation standard "I Will Remember You."

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23. The late, great Whitney Houston took home the Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "It's Not Right but It's Okay."

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24. NSYNC proved they were the boy band that wasn't afraid to experiment with their hair.

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25. The Dixie Chicks were photobombed by Dennis Franz after they won the Grammy for Best Country Album.

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26. Christina Aguilera pulled an upset and beat Britney Spears for the Grammy for Best New Artist.

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27. Record of the Year went to Santana and Rob Thomas for "Smooth" -- the song you could not escape in 1999 and 2000.

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28. And of course he also won Album of the Year for Supernatural (aka the CD your mom played on repeat in the car).

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29. But really there was only one iconic and important moment that happened at the 2000 Grammy's: Jennifer Lopez wore THE DRESS.

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30. Even David Duchovny couldn't help but call out the dress and how good Jennifer looked during the awards show.

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31. Yup, Jennifer WON the entire Grammy's that year.

And she wasn't even nominated for an award.
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And she wasn't even nominated for an award.

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