2012 Met Ball News, Pictures, and Videos

Kate Upton - Met Ball 2012

Kate Upton flashes her gorgeous smile at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 19-year-old wore a fabulous dress by Michael Kors.

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In case you missed it, check out Kate showing off her assets in a bikini – dancing to The Rej3ctz‘s “Cat Daddy” during a fun shoot with photographer Terry Richardson!

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M.I.A. - Met Ball 2012

M.I.A. takes a walk down the red capet as she arrives at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 36-year-old British recording artist wore a floral print dress to the star-studded event.

M.I.A. recently sat down with SPIN to share a little bit about her upcoming album.

“I’m trying to work with tons of people,” she said. “I don’t really wanna say any names because I haven’t actually chosen what songs are going on it yet.”

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Met Ball 2012

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley hits the red carpet at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 25-year-old English model and Burberry Body face wore a gorgeous copper and black draped-back tulle Burberry dress with hand embroidered glass beads and shoes to the annual gala. She sparkled in Irene Neuwirth earrings, J/Hadley oval tiger ring with pave border, and Harlow 1960 clutch.

Over the weekend, Rosie attended Harry Josh‘s First Annual Hairball Party where she met up with pal Kate Bosworth. Check out JustJared.com‘s exclusive coverage of the event!

This year’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrates the opening of the Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations exhibition.

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Shailene Woodley - Met Ball 2012

Shailene Woodley hits the red carpet at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 20-year-old The Secret Life of the American Teenager actress wore a dress designed by Christopher Kane, who also went as her date. She finished off her look with sabbia brown diamond stud Earrings from Pomelatto and shoes from Tabitha Simmons.

This year’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit – celebrating the opening of the Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations exhibition – is co-chaired by Carey Mulligan, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, and designer Miuccia Prada.

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Gerard Butler - Met Ball 2012

Gerard Butler walks the red carpet at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 42-year-old Scottish stud suited up in Alexander McQueen.

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Gerard is in the Big Apple after spending time in Los Angeles, where he recently attended a birthday bash for hotelier Jason Pomeranc. Other celebs, including Tom Welling, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Gabriel Aubry, came out for the party held at Caulfield’s inside the Thompson Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Florence Welch - Met Ball 2012

Florence Welch strikes a pose on the red carpet at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 25-year-old Florence + the Machine lead singer wore head-to-toe Alexander McQueen to the star-studded affair!

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Florence just announced a new Fall tour! The band hits the road on September 14, and finishes up one month later on October 10. Head on over to FlorenceAndTheMachine.net for a full list of dates and venues.

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Nina Dobrev - Met Ball 2012

Nina Dobrev leads a long train on the red carpet at the 2012 Met Ball held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 7) in New York City.

The 23-year-old Vampire Diaries actress wore a Donna Karan Atelier gown, Jimmy Choo shoes, H. Stern jewelry, and carried a Judith Lieber clutch.

“On my way to the MET BALL…can’t wait for everyone to see the dress! It’s heavy… Haha,” Nina tweeted on her way to the annual gala.

Make sure to catch the season finale of The Vampire Diaries this Thursday at 8/7c on The CW.

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