Check Out the Best Looks to Ever Grace the Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

From Kelly Clarkson to Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez, these ensembles are utterly iconic

By McKenna Aiello Apr 28, 2019 12:00 PMTags
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Ready, set, roll out the red carpet! 

The first of May is right around the corner and that can only mean one thing—it's time for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Honoring the artists whose music topped Billboard charts all year along, this year's star-studded ceremony promises to be bigger than ever. (Have you heard the one and only Kelly Clarkson is hosting?)

But aside from all the live performances, which include the Jonas BrothersBTS with Halsey, and Sam Smith, plus an appearance from Icon Award recipient Mariah Carey, pop culture lovers are on the edge of their seats waiting to see what Hollywood rocks to the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. 

Whether it's Jennifer Lopez's belly-baring gown or Chrissy Teigen's striped Balmain jumpsuit, the Billboard Music Awards' red carpet is always haven for stars ready to take a style risk. 

Best Dressed Ever at the Billboard Music Awards

Check out our gallery below to see the celebs who have nailed their Billboard Music Awards looks over the years: 

Priyanka Chopra

In 2019, the actress brought a splash of sultry Hollywood glamour to the Billboard Music Awards red carpet in this plunging, sequin dress.

Britney Spears

Only the princess of pop could pull off this sexy shimmering look. 


All suited up! This 2011 Billboard Music Awards look from Rihanna is just as chic today as it was a decade ago. 

Julianne Hough

At the 2019 ceremony, the ballroom pro posed in a glamorous take on the short suit set. 

Taylor Swift

Look what you made her do! The pop star marked the 2015 show with this showstopping Balmain jumpsuit.

Jennifer Lopez

J.Lo blew the 2014 crowd away in this striking ruby Donna Karan design.

Selena Gomez

One word: Sultry! Ms. Gomez showcases her sleek physique in a black cutout Dolce & Gabbana gown at the 2012 show.

Shawn Mendes

Looking sharp, Shawn! The "In My Blood" performer nails it at the 2018 ceremony.

Kelly Clarkson

The Voice judge and 2018 Billboard Music Awards host  wowed in a long-sleeve, all-black Christian Siriano gown—something a modern-day Evil Queen would don.

Hailey Bieber

Before she was a Mrs., the blonde bombshell was busy dominating the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in this slinky Alexandre Vauthier gown.

Vanessa Hudgens

Marvelous in Marchesa! The former Disney Channel darling looked like a dream ahead of the 2017 ceremony. 


In 2018, K-pop's hottest boy band went all out in coordinating Gucci threads. 


The star's simple yet bold look by Calvin Klein Collection is one we won't soon forget. 

Janet Jackson

The music icon picked this edgy Rami Kadi design before receiving Billboard's Icon Award in 2018.

Kendall Jenner

There's something so chic about the futuristic-inspired ensemble by Olcay Gulsen that the supermodel wore in 2014. 


A sequin lapel elevated the rapper's sophisticated suit in 2017.

Chrissy Teigen

Balmain beauty! The Lip Sync Battle star went for the gold (and black and silver) in 2015.

Carrie Underwood

As always, Carrie is a red carpet vision in this frothy Oscar de la Renta princess gown back in 2012.

Jennifer Lopez

The A-lister can do no wrong, this ultra-sexy Charbel Zoe Couture gown included!

John Legend

In 2017, the singer-songwriter channeled his inner fashion maven in Gucci.

Jenna Dewan

Hot mama alert! The Step Up star set the red carpet on fire in this leather mini-dress.

Katy Perry

In 2012, the pop star envisioned a "Teenage Dream" with this lavender Blumarine gown.


Only one word comes to mind after seeing the Julien MacDonald ensemble the singer rocked in 2018: Flawless!

Andy Cohen

The Bravo patriarch turned heads for all the right reasons during the 2018 ceremony.

Kate Beckinsale

There's something so white hot about the Hamel ensemble the actress sported in 2016. 

Miley Cyrus

Wearing an embellished Balmain jumpsuit, the pop sensation came in like a wrecking ball to the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. 

Kelly Rowland

Yup, she's indeed a silver siren in this textured Rami Al Ali confection back in 2013.

Nicole Scherzinger

Don't cha wish you could pull off this daring look, which The Masked Singer judge rocked to the 2017 event.

Shania Twain

The songstress makes a regal entrance at the 2013 show in this expertly draped pearl Pavoni by Mikael D. gown.

We can't wait to see how Hollywood delivers this year!