Nominee Rihanna wore a custom Armani Privé top embroidered in tangerine orange crystals with a dramatic plissé skirt of voluminous deep black silk organza. The singer’s eight nominations included Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Song and Best Recording Package.
Nominee Desiigner wore a vintage Giorgio Armani two-button notch lapel purple velvet tuxedo trimmed in grosgrain. The rapper’s song “Panda” was nominated for Best Rap Performance.
Nominee Dierks Bentley wore a Giorgio Armani midnight blue one-button peak lapel tuxedo with a classic white evening shirt and a neck tie. Bentley was nominated in the Best Country Duo/Group Performance for his song “Different for Girls.”
Kevin Garrett wore an Emporio Armani green, blue and silver printed bomber jacket with a gray Mandarin collar dress shirt and a pair of classic black trousers . The singer has several credits on Beyonce’s multi-nominated album “Lemonade.”