There was definitely something missing at the 2014 Grammys on Sunday and we think that something was Rihanna.

Sure, there were a few cool moments (Pharrell's mountie hat and Beyonce's "Drunk in Love" performance), but our general impression of the show was that it needed a bit more spark and pizzazz that only someone like RiRi could bring.

Unfortunately, the "Stay" singer didn't attend the award show (sob!) and she showed us just what we were missing when she attended Clive Davis’ annual Pre-Grammy Gala event on Saturday.

Rih went head-to-toe glam in a yellow satin Alexandre Vauthier couture gown which featured a plunging neckline and a thigh high slit that prominently showed off her toned gams. (Guh, why wasn't this high-octane dress at the Grammys??)

The goddess accentuated her otherworldly beauty with a long silver necklace that grazed her chest tattoo and gold lace-up Christian Louboutin stilettos.

After the celebrity-studded party, the 25-year-old changed into something a bit more comfortable (oversized varsity jacket, skinny jeans and tee) and partied at the hot L.A. nightclub 1 Oak with none other than Canadian rapper Drake.

We missed you Rih!

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These folks at the Grammys had nothing on Rihanna:

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  • 56th GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Recording artist Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • 56th GRAMMY Awards - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Recording artist Pharrell Williams attends the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

  • Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ciara

    Ciara arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Chloe Green, Marc Anthony

    Chloe Green, left, and Marc Anthony arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ryan Lewis, Macklemore

    Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Billy Ray Cyrus

    Billy Ray Cyrus arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Dionne Warwick

    Dionne Warwick arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Gavin DeGraw

    Gavin DeGraw arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Corinne Bishop, Jamie Foxx

    Corinne Bishop, left, and Jamie Foxx arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ashanti

    Ashanti arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Beyonce, Jay-Z

    Beyonce, foreground, and Jay-Z perform "Drunk in Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

  • Kathy Griffin

    Kathy Griffin arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Zendaya

    Zendaya arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Steven Tyler

    Steven Tyler arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Robin Thicke, Paula Patton

    Robin Thicke, left, and Paula Patton arrive at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Anna Faris

    Anna Faris arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Jared Leto

    Jared Leto arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Cyndi Lauper

    Cyndi Lauper arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ryan Lewis, Macklemore

    Ryan Lewis, left, and Macklemore arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Gloria Estefan

    Gloria Estefan arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Lars Ulrich, Jessica Miller

    Lars Ulrich, left, and Jessica Miller arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Robin Thicke, Paula Patton

    Robin Thicke, left, and Paula Patton arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Stevie Nicks

    Stevie Nicks arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose

    Wiz Khalifa, left, and Amber Rose arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Anna Kendrick

    Anna Kendrick arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Madonna

    Madonna arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Miranda Lambert

    Miranda Lambert arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton

    Miranda Lambert, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono

    Sean Lennon, left, and Yoko Ono arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Madonna

    Madonna wears a grill as she arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Pink

    Pink arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Natasha Bedingfield

    Natasha Bedingfield arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ciara

    Ciara arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ozzy Osbourne

    Ozzy Osbourne arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Miguel

    Miguel arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Martina McBride

    Martina McBride arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Colbie Caillat

    Colbie Caillat arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Bonnie McKee

    Bonnie McKee arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • 56th GRAMMY Awards - Red Carpet

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Paris Hilton (L) and rapper Birdman attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

  • Giuliana Rancic

    Giuliana Rancic arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Kelly Osbourne

    Kelly Osbourne arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Faith Evans

    Faith Evans arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Skylar Grey

    Skylar Grey arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

  • Rocsi

    Rocsi arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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