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Here's How Much The Grammys Have Changed In 10 Years, Featuring Former Couples And Colorful Feathers

Why is it that 2011 seems like just yesterday?!

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards are tonight! I thought it'd be fun to remind ourselves how much has changed since the awards show 10 years ago. So let's take a stroll down memory lane together and remember what happened in 2011:

1. Rihanna was still rocking that gorgeous red hair.

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2. Katy Perry and Russell Brand were still married...

Katy and Russell embracing on the red carpet
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3. ...as were J.Lo and Marc Anthony...

J Lo and Marc posing for a photo while in their seats
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4. ...and Heidi Klum and Seal.

Seal giving Heidi a kiss on the cheek as they stand on the red carpet
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5. Nicki Minaj served us this ICONIC look, which shall be remembered for all time.

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6. Miley Cyrus still had long hair.

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7. Lil Wayne was months away from releasing the single, "How to Love," that became an instant classic.

Lil Wayne holding an unlit cigar on the red carpet
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8. Selena Gomez ~sparkled~ in this shimmering gown.

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9. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were not yet married...

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10. ...and Kim Kardashian hadn't started dating Kanye West yet.

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11. Hayley Williams of Paramore was still the indisputable QUEEN of the alternative scene.

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12. Snooki was still the star of the show that everyone loved to hate on (AKA Jersey Shore).

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13. Willow Smith sat on Lady Gaga's lap.

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14. Jamie Foxx and Keith Urban had a nice chat.

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15. Rihanna and Drake gave a sizzling performance of "What's My Name?" — sparking even more dating rumors.

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16. Gwyneth Paltrow shared a little hug with Cee Lo Green and his feathers.

Cee Lo Green wearing a feathered costume with a breast plate
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17. Lady Gaga gave a killer performance of "Born This Way."

Lady Gaga hitting a move with her backup dancers
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18. Janelle Monáe went crowdsurfing...

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19. ...and shared an adorable moment with Beyoncé!

Janelle and Beyoncé hugging
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20. Justin Bieber performed a couple songs in his little leather jacket and fingerless gloves.

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21. The Black Keys won Best Rock by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Tighten Up" AND Best Alternative Music Album for Brothers.

The Black Keys holding their awards backstage
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22. Bruno Mars won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Just the Way You Are."

Bruno wearing dark sunglasses and holding up his Grammy to his ear
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23. And finally, Lady Gaga won Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Bad Romance" AND Best Pop Vocal Album for The Fame Monster.

Lady Gaga accepting her award onstage
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