For many musical acts, the Grammy Awards is the place for people to experiment with fashion. From arriving in weird vessels to wearing borderline-controversial outfits, most artists push the envelope on the red carpet during the evening's festivities.

However in 2009, Fantasia decided to go the simple route when she attended the 2009 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons event honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

The purple strapless dress with sweetheart neckline not only looks great against her skin tone but also shows just enough cleavage to make it sexy. The metallic peep-toe pumps are just enough of a color pop to tie the outfit together.