2011 Billboard Music Awards Arrivals – The Fashion

As is the case for most music award shows, the red carpet is always as entertaining as the ceremony itself. During last night’s 2011 Billboard Music Awards red carpet arrivals, Ke$ha sported a Jad Ghanour get-up consisting of sparkles (naturally), satin and chiffon.  Kind of a miss, if you ask me.  Nicole Kidman looked simple and pretty in a black Dolce & Gabbana dress, and I was a fan of the side braid.  Selena Gomez looked nothing short of amazing in a cut-out number by the Italian duo as well, complete with pin-straight hair and red heels.  No wonder Justin Bieber went in for the smooch.

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Also jazzing up the red carpet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: Gentlemen Hall, Patrick Monahan, Randy Jackson, Taio Cruz, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, Mary J. Blige, Neil Diamond (whom I believe walks on water), Fergie, Taboo, Nas, Keith Urban, 50 Cent, Kylie Minogue (in Alexander McQueen), Taylor Swift (in Elie Saab), Keri Hilson, Rihanna (in a Max Azria suit), Apollo Ono, Joe Jonas, Nicki Minaj (in a Mark Fast catsuit), Julie Brown, Travis Barker, Ne Yo, Rico Rodriguez, The Script, Trey Songz, Lady Antebellum, and Matthew Morrison.