At the 2013 VMA Awards, the gold embellishments that decorated Katy Perry’s Emanuel Ungaro dress were no match for the multi-colored grill that lit up her teeth.
Madonna flashed a gold grill — encrusted with 24 diamonds — when she paid a visit to the Rome branch of her Hard Candy fitness chain. Though it was her first public appearance wearing the hardware, the Material Girl had given fans a sneak peek a few months earlier via her Instagram page, posting a photo with the caption, ”Don?t hate me. Hate my #grilz.”
Country music sweetheart Taylor Swift got in touch with her inner hip hop star during a performance with rapper T-Pain at the 2009 CMT Awards.
Swimmer Ryan Lochte sported a custom red, white, and blue diamond encrusted grill (reportedly worth $25,000) by jeweler Johnny Dang when he picked up his gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Ke$ha went gangsta chic in the promo art for her single ”Crazy Kids,” matching her teeth to her metallic nail polish and gold tone jewelry.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West may swap spit, but let’s hope they don’t share mouth jewelry. In 2012, Kardashian shared a photo of her new bling on Instagram with the caption, ”I might be grilled out nicely.”
Miley Cyrus turned the mouth piece into a conversation piece when she revealed she owns three different styles: a ”chic grill,” a ”gold grill,” and (her favorite) a ”chill grill,” ” [for] when I’m trying to be chill. I’m trying to blend in,” she told Harper’s Bazaar.
In 2010, Lady Gaga sunk her teeth into the trend, tweeting this picture with the caption, ”RUSSIAN ROSE GOLD VAMPIRE GRILLZ early birthday present from the haus, gravediggaz! i?ve been begging for these.”
Gold grill or bad dental work? One Direction’s Harry Styles’ hardware looked more like a collection of botched fillings.
This summer, Beyoncé jumped on the bandwagon, tricking out her lower choppers with a Dracula-inspired gold-and-diamond grill.
She’s no stranger to the grill. Earlier this month, Rihanna posted a photo of her new gun-shaped grill with the hashtag #ilickthegunwhenimdonecuziknowthatrevengeissweet.