Although the 2012 Grammy Awards will no doubt be overshadowed by Saturday's passing of music legend Whitney Houston, the show must go on. Even with the somber overtones, musicians and celebrities will still flock to the award show to celebrate the icon and their own achievements over the past year.
Giulianna Rancic, who recently underwent a double mastectomy after her battle with breast cancer, was glowing in a black strapless cocktail dress. And as the red carpet began to heat up, the E! News host caught up with indie pop band Foster The People who will perform later in the broadcast with members of The Beach Boys and Maroon 5 in what will be a historic gathering of talent -- the surviving Beach Boys members have not performed together in 20 years, according to MTV.
Bringing a bit of fun to the red carpet are Ellen Degeneres' pint-sized "Ellen" correspondents Sophia Grace and Rosie -- the tutu-clad duo who became YouTube sensations turned daytime darlings after belting out Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass."
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Check out the Grammys red carpet scene below: