What was the craziest Grammy red carpet outfit of the night? Tough to say! There were a lot of contenders this year.

From Madonna's butt-baring matador costume to Rihanna's cotton candy dress, this year's arrivals scene was a treasure trove of wacky, wild, and just plain wretched fashions from the industry's biggest stars. Truly, this was some Met Gala-level insanity.

To properly celebrate the plethora of inspired fashions this year, see below for a sampling of the best, worst and most bizarre looks on the Grammys red carpet. Regardless of whether they topped or flopped with pundits, make no mistake -- all of the below are winners.

A former contributor to sites including MTV's The Backlot and Bloody-Disgusting, Chris Eggertsen worked in film development before indulging his love of pop culture writing full time. He specializes in horror, the intersection of social issues and entertainment and Howard Stern. He's on Twitter @HitFixChris.