10 Fabulous Outfits from the 2011 American Music Awards

The music industry is known for its over-the-top style (see: Lady Gaga), and the American Music Award red carpet offered a glimpse of some of the industry's best peacocks on their A-games.

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Nicki Minaj wears Oscar de la Renta at the American Music Awards.
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The music industry is known for its over-the-top style (see: Lady Gaga), and the American Music Award red carpet offered a glimpse of some of the industry's best peacocks on their A-games. Here, Selena Gomez -- wearing Giorgio Armani -- and Justin Bieber channel a '30s kind of glamour.
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Nicki Manaj, who won an award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, went for a high-end fashion look instead of her usual avant-garde ensembles with this dramatic Oscar de la Renta gown.
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Taylor Swift went for her usual fairytale look -- in this case, a sparkly dress by Reem Acra -- and accentuated the shimmery gold hue with lush green earrings.
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Katy Perry's Japanese-influenced gown by Vivienne Westwood was just the right mix of over-the-top and flattering.
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The glittering bodysuit she wore during her performance may have seemed a bit too Britney Spears for some, but the black lace Zuhair Murad dress that Jennifer Lopez wore to accept her award was in a class all its own.
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Model Anne V -- who is both a Victoria's Secret Angel and the girlfriend of Maroon 5's Adam Levine -- wowed in this fire engine-red Emilio Pucci dress.
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Heidi Klum opted for an edgy look, wearing a silver Giles dress with intricate cut-out details.
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Katherine Heigl's Roberto Cavalli gown was not only flattering, it was also accessorized to a tee with lovely, shoulder-grazing earrings.
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Jenny McCarthy brought a bit of class to the red carpet with this perfectly-fitted purple cocktail dress by Victoria Beckham.
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Honorary mention goes to YouTube stars Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie Brownlie, who earned their fame with a spectacular rendition of Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" and wore pink tutus on the red carpet.
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