She has been going through a turbulent time of late thanks to an ongoing feud with ex boyfriend and producer Calvin Harris which is threatening to derail her new album.
But Rita Ora looked as if she hadn't a care in the world as she hit up the MTV VMAs at the Forum in Los Angeles' Inglewood in three equally daring outfit.
Ora, 23, took to the red carpet in a red full-length gown with a thigh-high split and if looking good is the best revenge, then Calvin was surely kicking himself on Sunday.
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Centre of attention: Rita Ora ensured she stood out at the MTV VMAs in Los Angeles on Sunday night as she hit up the red carpet in a daring dress
A brave look: Rita had to be careful to avoid a wardrobe malfunction as she posed up a storm on the red carpet
Not only was her dress slashed almost to her hip, Rita's silk ensemble was also backless, showing off practically every inch of her enviable figure.More...
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Also evident was the huge tattoo on her side.
Red strappy sandals added to the sexy look while her platinum blonde locks were slicked back off her face.
Pert derriere: The slashed red dress left little to the imagination and put Rita's bottom firmly on display
Looking good is the best revenge: Rita's ex Calvin Harris will be kicking himself after seeing how good his ex love looked at the awards ceremony
Rita upped the vamp factor with bright red lipstick as she posed up a storm on the carpet.
And as if that wasn't enough, Rita had two more eye catching outfits lined up for later.
Both Rita and co-performer Iggy Azalea channelled Morticia Addams in their skintight black jumpsuits, during a performance of their new single Black Widow.Iggy Azalea & Rita Ora's bewitching performance at 2014 VMAs
Looking good from every angle: Rita's red silk dress barely covered her but the star looked stunning
Easy to smile when you look this good: Rita put her recent heartbreak behind her to wow on the red carpet
With a plunging neckline and cut-out panels at the upper thigh, black and silver spiderwebs criss-crossed over the body of Rita's leotard.
The British pop star topped off the look with a platinum wig as the duo had the star-studded crowd enthralled with their performance.
And things heated up again later as Rita changed into a black suit jacket with a sheer bodysuit underneath it, showing off her cleavage.
Putting it all on display: Rita changed into a webbed bodysuit to hit the stage for a performance of Black Widow
Caught in her web: Rita's sexy webbed outfit for her performance with Iggy Azalea certainly grabbed attention
Double trouble: Rita and Iggy Azalea opted for equally daring cut-out bodysuits on stage in Inglewood
The top left nothing to the imagination and Rita also left her blonde wig on following her performance.
Until now, many Americans will only have known Rita as the former girlfriend of Rob Kardashian but after her star turn at the VMAs that will surely have changed.
Rita also enjoyed herself by catching up with a variety of top stars including Jennifer Lopez and Taylor Swift.
Daring: Rita's third outfit left little to the imagination, as it featured a sheer bodysuit and jacket
Attention grabbing: Rita's cleavage was once again the focus of her outfit at the VMAs
Clearly she has decided to put her public break-up and spat with Calvin firmly behind her and focus on her career.
And with her new album being forced back as she works on new tracks without Calvin's help this would appear to be a wise decision.
But last night it was all about enjoying herself.
Grecian goddess: Jessie J took a turn on the red carpet dressed in a slashed grecian gown which showed off her chest
Work it: Jessie certainly knew how to make a style statement on the MTV VMAs red carpet on Sunday
Meanwhile, she wasn't the only British star to opt for three outfit changes, with Jessie J also doing her level best to grab attention.
She hit up the red carpet in a slashed yellow dress, although it wasn't quite as daring as Rita's.
The full length grecian-style gown plunged in almost to her waist in the front, barely protecting her modesty.
Standing out: Jessie's minidress was slashed over her hips, almost revealing everything
Daring: The British singer's patterned dress was one of her many eye catching outfits of the night
Jessie's long black hair was left loose and straight as she enjoyed her moment in the spotlight.
What looked at first like a modest minidress was Jessie's outfit of choice for her performance of Bang Bang with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj.
The printed dress was covered to her neck and also featured long sleeves but it was cut high on her hips and almost displayed her toned bottom.
Less is more: Jessie flashed the flesh in yet another scene stealing outfit as she posed up a storm
And for her third outfit of the night, Jessie chose wide legged palazzo pants and a beaded top, which just about covered her breasts.
Cher Lloyd also didn't let the Brits down in the fashion stakes, arriving to the event in a red leather dress.
The brunette beauty - who shot to fame on the UK version of X Factor - may have shown less skin than her compatriots but that didn't stop her from standing out in the crowd.
The Brits are coming: Tattooed beauty Cher Lloyd was just one of the many stars from the UK to hit up the red carpet on Sunday
Charli XCX showed off her animal side in a bright tiger print one piece.
But the starlet later changed into a bralet and miniskirt, which she paired with a furry peach coat, to get into the party spirit with celeb pals including Sam Smith and Katy Perry.
The group played up to the cameras as they enjoyed themselves on one of music's biggest nights.
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Famous friends: Charli and Sam Smith hung out with Katy Perry and rapper Riff Raff on Sunday
It wasn't just Britain's collection of pop stars who enjoyed the festivities in Inglewood, California on Sunday.
Model Jourdan Dunn took a star turn on the red carpet in nothing but a revealing bandeau top and a long black skirt.
The beauty showed off her flawless figure in the revealing ensemble as she posed for pictures.
What a pro: It was obvious from model Jourdan Dunn's red carpet posing that she has plenty of practice
Her brown hair was cut into a chic bob and she opted for minimal accessories in order to keep the attention on her phenomenal figure.
But the night wasn't just about the girls, with Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith also wowing the crowds. although not because of their sartorial choices.
Sam recently emerged on the scene with his new hit single Stay With Me.
Friends: Sam Smith was introduced by Kim Kardashian who referred to him as her friend
Taking over: Sam was the centre of attention as famous faces including Iggy Azalea queued up to meet him
While walking the red carpet at the VMAs in a dapper suit on Sunday, the 22-year-old crooner spoke to the MailOnline about his sudden rise to fame.
Sam opened up: 'It's early days, everyone could just p*** off and leave me, but I feel like... people are going to stay with me'.
Upon realising he had just used his own song title, the Make It To Me singer could not stop laughing.
The London native then poked fun at himself as he pointed it out, 'I quoted my own song'.
He added: 'I feel like people are going to stick with me. I hope so'.
He knows how to pose: While Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus pulled silly faces, Sam smouldered for the camera
Party time: Sam was dapper in a dark suit as he enjoyed the show with Katy, rapper Riff Raff and Charl XCX
At the awards show, Sam took to the stage to sing Stay With Me, after an introduction by Kim Kardashian, who referred to the singer as her 'friend'.
Although Sam claimed to be nervous, he delivered a chill-inducing performance, showing off his rich vocals throughout the ballad.
And Ed Sheeran was celebrating as he picked up his first ever VMA when he won Best Video for Sing.
Catch the VMAs on MTV UK Monday 25th August at 9pm.
Celebrate: Ed Sheeran celebrated with director Emil Naya after winning Best Male Video for Sing at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards
Another first: It was Ed's first time to win one of the coveted moon men statuettes