Edgy nail art and subtle nude nails reigned supreme during Monday night’s Grammy award show.
Two-time nominee Elle King wore a shimmering base color in Red Carpet Manicure Dripping in Luxury to match her new engagement ring. Celeb manicurist Emi Kudo then upgraded the diamond manicure by adding a pair of stiletto press-on nails (already shaped with a negative space) over the glitter polish. Both of King’s pinky nails were embellished with black studs to complete the edgy look.
Celeb manicurist Brittni Rae used a glass nail file to give Demi Lovato a soft oval shape and used Red Carpet Manicure Black Stretch Limo gel-polish for a manicure that complimented the performer’s red carpet ensemble.
To match Lovato’s wardrobe change, Rae then painted the nails in Red Carpet Manicure White Hot nail polish and very carefully painted half circles using Black Stretch Limo nail polish, leaving a white peekaboo line in the middle of the nail.
Janelle Monae complimented her black-and-white outfit with bold color block nail art with a pop of red. Nails by celeb manicurist Nettie Davis.
Davis also was responsible for Selena Gomez’s chic nude almond set.
Bella Hadid accompanied The Weekend down the red carpet and matched her ensemble with Chanel nail lacquer in Mythique. Nails by Davis.
Celeb manicurist Deborah Lippmann polished Ellie Golding with an opaque blush lacquer in Love Me Tender using her namesake polish brand.
Country singer Kacey Musgroves wore a dark shade to accent her award show jewelry.
Grammy winner Meghan Trainor wore a custom glitter polish color by celeb nail tech Kimmie Kyees in Essie shades.
Kyees opted for a dark oxblood shade for Grammy performer Adele.
Chrissy Tegan wore sublte shimmer nails in Essie Topless and Barefoot. Manicure by Kimmie Kyees.
For more Award Season manicures, browse through our gallery here.