Sam Smith goes all out for Grammys red carpet in show-stopping outfit amid music video backlash
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 06, 2023 - 03:18AM
Sam Smith and Kim Petras turned heads at the Grammys (Picture: Getty)

went all out for this year’s Grammys red carpet, ahead of their eagerly-anticipated performance.

The 30-year-old has rarely been out of the headlines recently, thanks to the epic music video for their track, I’m Not Here To Make Friends – .

, with Gloria, the musician ignored the backlash as they rocked up to the prestigious ceremony, held at the Arena in LA.

, the Latch singer – who identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns – was all smiles in a dramatic, bright red floor-length coat – over the top of a leather jumpsuit, complete with sheer panels.

They completed the look with red platform shoes, a bejeweled cane and top hat, with lace detailing over their eyes.

Sam , before their anticipated performance of their iconic duet. Unholy, later in the night.

Luckily everyone got the red memo on the carpet (Picture: Reuters)
Sam went all out for the ceremony (Picture: Getty)

The pair, who are among the nominees thanks to their collaboration, were also surrounded by a group of pals – including Gottmik and Violet Chachki – who luckily all got the red memo.

Sam’s appearance comes after their newly-released music video for I’m Not Here To Make Friends sparked backlash on social media.

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The NSFW clip featured scantily-clad dancers and suggestive dance moves, with raised eyebrows from fans around the world.

Critics voiced their outrage at the sexual nature of the music video, while many others instantly jumped to the Oscar-winner’s defense.

Of course, Sam finished the look off with a top hat and lace detailing (Picture: Getty)
Sam and Kim are set to hit the stage later in the night (Picture: Getty)

Passionate fans pointed out that sexually suggestive music videos are nothing new, in the industry, and have been around for many decades before Sam stepped out on the scene.

Amid the drama, the musician had a lot to celebrate after adding another number one album to their collection.

Discussing the victory, they told the Official Charts Company: ’Thank you to all my amazing sailors who have made Gloria this week’s number one album.

‘I’m truly overwhelmed and could not have done this without you. I love you all, this is for us.’

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