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Ashanti's Style Evolution Proves She's The Queen Of Y2K Trends

What's love? A halter.

Ashanti is no stranger to the Y2K trends that have currently resurfaced in the fashion zeitgeist. Since the early 2000s, the singer has tried everything from corset tops to halter dresses. Check out her full style evolution ahead.

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2002, Grammys

Wearing a blue cutout dress at the 2002 Grammys with Ja Rule.

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2002, Soul Train Music Awards

Wearing a leopard print one-shoulder dress at the 2002 Soul Train Music Awards with Ja Rule.

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2002, VMAs

Wearing a beaded dress with a thigh-high slit at the 2002 VMAs.

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2003, American Music Awards

At the 2003 American Music Awards wearing a Baroque-printed gown.

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2003, Grammys

Wearing another Baroque-style look at the 2003 Grammys.

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2003, VH1 Divas

Wearing a satin orange dress at the VH1 Divas event in 2003.

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2003, VMAs

Wearing a pink cutout mini dress (and now-on-trend tiny bag) to the 2003 VMAs.

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2004, Grammys

Wearing a pink-and-white halter gown to the 2004 Grammys.

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2004, Met Gala

At the 2004 Met Gala wearing a gold halter gown.

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2004, VMAs

Wearing a printed black dress to the 2004 VMAs.

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2004, American Music Awards

Wearing a woven cutout dress to the 2004 American Music Awards.

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2005, Coach Carter premiere

Wearing a ruffled satin gold dress to the Coach Carter premiere in 2005.

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2005, Grammys

At the 2005 Grammys in a beaded beige dress.

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2005, American Music Awards

Wearing a low-cut gown in 2005 at the American Music Awards.

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2006, John Tucker Must Die premiere

Wearing a creamsicle-hued dress to the 2006 premiere of John Tucker Must Die.

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2007, BET Awards

Wearing a satin white gown to the 2007 BET Awards.

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2007, VMAs

At the 2007 VMAs wearing a sequined mini dress.

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2007, American Music Awards

Wearing a strapless yellow cutout gown to the 2007 American Music Awards.

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2008, BET Awards

Wearing an embellished black gown to the 2008 BET Awards.

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2008, ESPY Awards

At the 2008 ESPY Awards wearing a multi-colored printed dress.

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2010, Grammys

Wearing a Tony Ward high-low dress to the 2010 Grammys.

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2010, BET Awards

Wearing a red gown with ruffled sleeves to the 2010 BET Awards.

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2011, BET Awards

Wearing a teal ruched gown to the 2011 BET Awards.

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2012, Safe House premiere

Wearing a one-shoulder mini dress to the 2012 premiere of Safe House.

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2013, Pre-Grammy Gala

Wearing an orange gown to the Clive Davis Pre-Grammys Gala in 2013.

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2013, Grammys

Wearing Tony Ward couture to the 2013 Grammys.

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2013, VMAs

Wearing a teal cutout gown to the 2013 VMAs.

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2013, BET Soul Train Awards

Wearing a sheer beaded gown to the 2013 BET Soul Train Awards.

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2014, Universal Music Group Grammy Party

At the Universal Music Group Grammy party in 2014 wearing a strapless mini dress.

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2014, BET Awards

Wearing a white Michael Costello gown to the 2014 BET Awards.

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2015, Grammys

Wearing a black gown to the 2015 Grammys.

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2016, MusiCares Person Of The Year

Wearing a sheer printed gown to the MusiCares Person of the Year event in 2016.

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2016, VH1 Hip Hop Honors

Wearing a sequin catsuit to the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors.

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2018, Grammys

Wearing a gold ballgown from Yas Couture by Elie Madi to the 2018 Grammys.

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2018, iHeartRadio Music Awards

Wearing a red sequin suit with a fur stole at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

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2018, BET Awards

Wearing a tan blazer mini dress to the 2018 BET Awards.

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2018, VMAs

At the 2018 VMAs wearing a sparkling off-the-shoulder dress.

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2019, Grammys

Wearing a black-and-gold gown to the 2019 Grammys.

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2019, Ashanti x PrettyLittleThing Launch Party

Wearing a sparkling gold mini dress to the launch of her PrettyLittleThing collab in 2019.

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