Which Star Slayed the 2018 American Music Awards' Red Carpet? Vote for Your Favorite Now!

By Johnni Macke Oct 10, 2018 3:07 PMTags
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Another year at the American Music Awards have come and gone, and all we can say is, what a show!

On Tuesday night, the best of the best in the music world took over Los Angeles for the 2018 AMAs and star power could be seen everywhere you turned.

In addition to Taylor Swift earning three AMAs this year—bringing her total to 22 and breaking Whitney Houston's record for most AMAs won by a female artist—there were numerous performances that fans couldn't help but talk about.

That being said, it's the fashions of the night that we are still chatting about with our co-workers and friends and we have a feeling you are too.

There were so many stunning ensembles as some of our favorite stars hit the red carpet last night and we want to know which one you thought won style star for the evening. Sure, it's not a real award, but that doesn't mean you can't vote!

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Everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Vanessa Hudgens brought their A-game when it came to fashion at this year's show and we are obsessed with all of their choices for the carpet.

In addition to Lopez's bold and bright pink gown by George Chakra, and Hudgens' soft pink silk Cushnie dress we also loved Khalid's bubblegum pink coat and pant combo this year. Clearly, pink was the color of the night and we are so on board with it.

If pink isn't your thing then perhaps you were freaking out when Carrie Underwood hit the carpet. She donned a velvet, black gown with gold embellishment that showed off her growing baby bump, which was so freaking cute.

Busy Philipps was another style star rocking sparkle bell-bottom pants and a black suit jacket by Michael Kors. It was like stepping back into the '70s and based on how fierce she looked we're all in on a trip back in time to this decade ASAP.

A few more fashionable singers at the event included Halsey, who wore a purple and black floral dress that was high-low and super flirty and fun. Post Malone made a massive statement with his ensemble, which was a bright blue suit that had snakes on the jacket and glitter boots to top it all off.

Of course you can't have an AMAs show without Swift, who channeled her inner disco queen in her mirror-ball inspired Balmain frock and matching knee-high boots. She wasn't to be out shined by Amber Heard however, who showed up in a black and gold shimmer gown by Ralph & Russo.

Dua Lipa rounds out our top 10 picks because her white gown was fit for both a red carpet and an elegant wedding, both of which we'd totally attend with the singer as our plus one!

Now that you've seen our top choices, check out all of the red carpet arrivals for the 2018 AMAs and vote for the look you loved most below!

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Jennifer Lopez

Pretty in pink! Before debuting a brand-new song on stage, the World of Dance star impresses fans yet again with her red carpet look from Georges Chakra. 

Carrie Underwood

Country music royalty has arrived! The American Idol winner and Favorite Female Country Artist nominee is glowing in her dress. 

Offset & Cardi B

Pay attention, pop culture fans! Hollywood's "it" couple has arrived. Okurrrr?! 

Camila Cabello

For look one of the night, the "Havana" singer wears a custom Armani Privé corset fully embroidered with jet black crystals and paired with black silk trousers. 

Heidi Klum

"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

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

Busy Philipps

"Going to present at the @amas with my old pal from ER @johnstamos! It's on TONIGHT!" the Busy Tonight star shared on Instagram before hitting the red carpet. 

Florida Georgia Line

Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard make the AMAs date night with their wives as they celebrate the success of "Meant to Be." 

Rita Ora

Fresh off of visiting E! News, the "For You" singer makes it in time to see Tracee Ellis Ross' opening number.  

Constance Wu

The beloved Crazy Rich Asians star is ready to present. But first, it's photo time! 

Rami Malek

The star of Bohemian Rhapsody knows a few things about good music. Lucky for him, he will hear lots of it tonight. 


Before sharing the stage with Missy Elliott, the "I Bet" singer delights fans with her fun style. 

G-Eazy & Halsey

They may be bad at love, but this pair is pretty good at wowing us on the carpet with their fashion choices. 

Post Malone

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

Taylor Swift

Are we ready for it? The music superstar poses on the red carpet before opening the show with "I Did Something Bad." Her dress and boots are from Balmain while her jewelry is from Ofira Jewels and Lorraine Schwartz. 

John Stamos

Have mercy! The beloved Fuller House star sports a retro Jonas Brothers T-shirt under his blazer. 

Taran Killam & Cobie Smulders

A date night with performances by Cardi B, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez doesn't sound bad to us. 

Ashlee Simpson Ross & Evan Ross

Date night done right! Before the season finale of Ashlee+Evan airs this weekend, the happy couple prepare to present inside the Microsoft Theater. 

Chloe X Halle

The R&B duo step out in Valentino for the music party. 

Miles Brown

After competing on Dancing With the Stars Juniors, the Black-ish star prepares for a more relaxed night with plenty of hot performances. 

Bad Bunny

Before joining Cardi B and J Balvin onstage for a performance, the singer shows off his signature style. 

Tyra Banks

If you love the America's Got Talent host's red carpet look,  Tyra is more than happy to give credit where credit is due. "That Style: @stylistjbolin, That Face: @valentefrazierartistry, That Hair: @kiyahwright1," she shared on Instagram

Thomas Rhett

The "Star of the Show" has arrived! One of America's favorite country music artists steps out in all blue. 

J Balvin

The Favorite Latin Artist nominee shows off his undeniable swag before showtime. 

Quavo & Saweetie

Did this couple just make their red carpet debut? We'll let you decide! 

NCT 127

After making their U.S. TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the 10-member K-Pop boy band heads to the annual award show. 

Kelsea Ballerini

Before presenting with The Chainsmokers, the country music star shows off her new haircut courtesy of Laura Polko. 

Dua Lipa

Wowing in white! The New Artist of the Year nominee looks like a million bucks in her elegant dress. 

Shawn Mendes

Before performing inside the Microsoft Theater, the Favorite Social Artist nominee delights fans with his YSL suit styled by Tiffany Briseno. 

Leighton Meester

You know you love this look, xoxo! The Gossip Girl star attends the star-studded show as a presenter. 

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2018 AMAs Best Dressed Poll

Which star do you think slayed the 2018 AMAs red carpet?
Jennifer Lopez
Carrie Underwood
Busy Philipps
Post Malone
Taylor Swift
Amber Heard
Dua Lipa
Vanessa Hudgens