It was a sad day on Sunday, as the biggest names in music arrived just hours after news about Kobe broke — a legend who made his name at the arena — had died in a helicopter crash.
An event where the go-bold-or-go-home attitude dominated, while others found last-minute ways to pay homage to Bryant.
Television host and producer Ryan Seacrest opened his red carpet coverage with a lengthy tribute to the NBA star.
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was pictured with 24 painted on one of her nails, a reference to Kobe’s jersey number.
But Otherwise, the event continued in characteristically colorful form.
But Otherwise, the event continued in colorful form. There were plenty of reds and pinks, including Lil Nas X in a Versace harness suit, Gwen Stefani in Dolce and Gabbana.
Alicia Keys in Atelier Versace
Dua Lipa in Alexander Wang
Grace Elizabeth in Giuseppe Di Morabito
FKA Twigs in Ed Marler
Ella Mai in Giorgio Armani
Lizzo in Atelier Versace
Billie Eilish in Gucci
H.E.R. in DSquared2
Lana Del Rey
Rosalía in Alexander Wang
Ariana Grande in Giamabattista Valli
Lil Nas X in Versace
Jameela Jamil in Georges Chakra
Bebe Rexha in Christian Cowan
Billy Porter in Baja East
Priyanka Chopra in Ralph & Russo
Dua Lipa in Vivienne Westwood
Tyler, The Creator.