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On Sunday night, Jennifer Lopez hosted the American Music Awards honoring some of the most talented musicians in music today. When you have a mix of musicians from all walks of life, the fashion will be just as diverse as those attending. Here are some of the evening's boldest looks.

1

Casper Smart

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It's always a treat when guys try something unique on the red carpet and, considering Casper Smart's girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez, typically keeps it fresh, it's great to see he's doing the same. This plum ensemble looks great on Smart!

2

Nicki Minaj

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Hail Nicki! The rapper looked like a Greek goddess in this pink and gold gown. 

3

Gwen Stefani

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This cape must have given Gwen Stefani super powers to get through her very emotional "Used to Love You" AMA performance.

4

Tyga

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This blue is striking! This is such a great, clean-cut look for Tyga.

5

Demi Lovato

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We've never seen the songstress like this! This has been a big year for Demi Lovato, and this bold, 1920s-inspired look suits her perfectly. 

6

Paula Abdul

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Seriously, Paula Abdul just doesn't age! The entertainer proved age ain't nothin' but a number when she stepped out in this shiny LBD. 

7

Nick Jonas

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It was hot in L.A. on Sunday, so the singer took a big risk wearing a suit AND turtleneck. Kudos to you, Nick!

8

Ciara

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Ciara's very committed to keeping her body in tip-top shape, so this sheer number was perfect to show off all her hard work.

9

Tove Lo

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Tove Lo's dress is an optical illusion that definitely will keep you wondering where you should be looking. 

10

Prince

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Prince's gold and mustard outfit is a true reflection of the singer's signature style.

11

Julianne Hough

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Julianne Hough stunned in this mosaic-inspired dress and crisscross hairstyle. Too cool!

12

One Direction

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Most of the men of One Direction opted for a clean, traditional approach, except for bandmate Harry Styles.

13

Selena Gomez

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Selena proved she's all grown up in this dramatic backless red dress.

14

Jennifer Lopez

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The AMA host always looks impeccable, and on Sunday night she continued to stun onstage.

15

Z LaLa

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Singer Z LaLa is known for her bold red carpet looks, and she did not disappoint on Sunday night with her sea-inspired look. Yup, that's an octopus!