There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsFunny, when I hear the words "world music" I don't exactly think of Alicia Keys, Solange Knowles, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor! But there they all were at Monte Carlo's Sporting Club last night for the World Music Awards. And, in fairness, they were surrounded by pop singers from several lands, in getups that ran the gamut from adorable to delightfully awful! The elegance, the baffling, the Swan Lake, the Ugly — after the jump.





The Good: There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsEstelle is clearly becoming one of my red carpet faves.
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsHow do I love Sophie Ellis-Bextor? Let me count the ways...okay, I could only come up with, like, two, but this dress is darling.
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsAlicia Keys does elegant so well!
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsOoh, loving Michelle Williams' green. (We'll give that jeweled neckline a pass.)

The Bad: There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsThere's something mesmerizing about Solange Knowles' Swan Lake costume, but I don't think that elevates it to "Good."
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsPhilip Kirkorov channels Liberace chic! Which isn't really a bad thing.
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsKate Ryan's accessories kind of take her pretty dress swiftly towards "crummy."
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsMaybe if Valeria Marini had played this straight, it could have had a sort of deco glamor. As it is, she decided on the "Vegas" direction.
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsLet's move swiftly past Anastacia's girlish frock, shall we?
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsIf Lola Ponce was going for early-90's nymph, I guess she achieved it.

The Ugly:
There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music AwardsAt least Philip Kirkorov is thrilled with Shafki's chocolate nightmare!

There Were High Notes And Low Notes At The World Music Awards

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