Entertainment

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

American Music Awards 2018 The show kicked off with a killer performance from Taylor Swift, and host Tracee Ellis Ross proved she had moves, too. But before the official statues were handed out, fashionistas were already awarding prizes for best (and worst) looks of the night.

So who took our breath away? From the best-dressed dudes like Evan Ross to rappers like Cardi B, here are the stars who went for it, and hit it out of the park.

Rami Malek

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Rami Malek (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

Give the man a hand. The upcoming star of “Bohemian Rhapsody” expertly channeled Freddie Mercury’s swagger walking the AMAs red carpet.

Cardi B

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Cardi B (Photo: Jeff Kravitz, FilmMagic)

The rapper took a “go big or go home” approach to her floral overload, and you know what? She slayed.

Ciara

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Ciara and son Future Zahir (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

Ciara looked smokin’ but her adorable son’s appearance on the red carpet made our hearts melt.

Taylor Swift

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

John Shearer/Getty Images For dcp

Right before Swift performed “I Did Something Bad” for the first time on the AMAs stage, she rocked a mirrored ensemble that set the red carpet on fire.

Jennifer Lopez

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

As if wrapping up her Las Vegas residency would slow JLo down. The pop star/actress slayed Tuesday night in her hot-pink ensemble.

Carrie Underwood

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Carrie Underwood (Photo: Steve Granitz, WireImage)

The country star sweetly showed off her blossoming baby bump in a simple black gown at the AMAs.

Amber Heard

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Amber Heard (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

Days after blasting her ex, Johnny Depp, the actress chose a daring, plunging gold gown for the AMAs.

Vanessa Hudgens

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Vanessa Hudgens (Photo: FRAZER HARRISON, Getty Images)

This is a far simpler, more sophisticated ensemble from Hudgens, and we’re toasting the ladylike confection.

Evan Ross

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson (Photo: Jordan Strauss, Invision/AP)

Ashley Simpson’s glittery look is rock ‘n’ roll, but what caught our fashion eye was her hubby Evan Ross’ slim plaid suit.

Zedd

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Zedd (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

Speaking of expert tailoring, Zedd donned an eye-catching rock star-inspired tux jacket.

Halsey and G-Eazy

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

G-Eazy and Halsey (Photo: Frazer Harrison, Getty Images)

Now that these two are back together, Halsey and G-Eazy subsequently gave us major matching #couplegoals on the red carpet.

Heidi Klum

Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock

“Getting ready for the @amas with @lindahaymakeup and @officialdanilohair,” the America’s Got Talent judge shared on Instagram before arriving at the Microsoft Theater.

Ty Dolla Sign & Lauren Jauregui

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images For dcp

This ain’t no collaboration! This is a Hollywood couple who are pros at nailing the red carpet.

Post Malone

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

This is how you turn heads on the carpet! The Artist of the Year gets fans talking with his signature style.

Bebe Rexha

AMAs 2018 red carpet: They slayed it! The best looks from the American Music Awards

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Hours after news broke that the singer would be performing at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concerts, the “I’m a Mess” singer gets glamorous for the annual award show.

Most Popular

To Top