Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 MTV VMAs: Ava Max, Tana Mongeau and More

Take a look at the celebs turning heads at the award show

By Jess Cohen Aug 26, 2019 11:05 PMTags
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We're just moments away from the 2019 MTV VMAs!

In just a short period of time, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will take the stage at the Prudential Center in New Jersey to host the award ceremony, which honors the hard work of musicians and artists in the entertainment industry over the last year. Before taking a seat inside, celebs hit the red carpet to show off their award show style.

At this year's ceremony "Sweet But Psycho" singer Ava Max, "Ruin My Life" artist Zara Larsson and YouTube star Tana Mongeau all donned head-turning looks on the red carpet. Tana even brought a snake with her to the red carpet!

Let's take a look at the riskiest looks at the 2019 MTV VMAs below!

Lil' Kim

Lady Marmalade is in the building! 

Bella Hadid

And that's how you take and nail a fashion risk, people. 

Todrick Hall

To infinity... and beyond! The singer prepares to dance alongside Taylor Swift in the VMAs opening number. 

Coco Austin

No surprise here, the reality TV star and glamour model really goes there.

Tana Mongeau

Dressed in Nicola Bacchilega, the YouTube star channels Britney Spears' 2001 VMAs performance by bringing a snake along to the award show.


10's across the board! The RuPaul's Drag Race contestant serves up mermaid realness. 

Brandon Lee

The Hills: New Beginnings star goes extra casual in a white tank top and Chuck Taylor's. 


The music artist leaves little to the imagination in this cut-out dress.

Chanel West Coast

Va va voom, much? The Ridiculousness star lets her inner Jersey girl shine in Alexandre Vauthier.

Lenny Kravitz

No one does it quite like the iconic rocker. 

Ava Max

Power suit! The "Sweet But Psycho" singer looks ready to save the world in this ensemble by Kaimin, complete with a superhero cape.

Hayley Kiyoko

Last year's VMAs Push Artist of the Year goes for a utilitarian vibe.

FKA Twigs

The singer stays true to her signature style on the red carpet. 

Hugo Gloss

The Brazilian personality looks undeniably fly in head to toe plaid. 

Alison Brie

The Glow star smolders in this revealing LBD. 

Zara Larsson

The "Ruin My Life" singer turns heads on the red carpet in this ruffled, pink Giambattista Valli dress with a long train.


The singer-songwriter rocks a sheer dress complete with a high slit on the award show red carpet.