Posted November 19, 2012 by Chelle B in Media

2012 American Music Awards: Red Carpet Photos [Photo]

The 40th American Music Awards aired lastnight (Nov 18) on ABC at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Cali. Many of your favorite celebs, including Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Rowland and more walked the red carpet and performed during the live event. Check out the Red Carpet pics below:

Nicki Minaj wore a traditional style strapless dress from Monique Lhuillier and received awards for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Album for Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded & Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist.

Pink attended the awards with hubby Carey and hit the stage for a great performance of her hit single “Try”

J. Cole hit the red carpet.

Jordin Sparks rocked a multi-print long gown from the Etro Fall 2012 collection and attended the awards with her beau Jason Derulo

50 Cent was there to present the award for best rap/hip hop artist.

Kelly Rowland rocked an embellished Naeem Khan dress and presented the Electronic Dance Music Award.

will.i.am rocked an unusual all black assemble with plenty of gold and presented the award to Justin Bieber for Artist of the year.

Christina Aguilera dressed in Pamela Roland, Jimmy Choo shoes, Neil Lane jewelry, and a Judith Leiber bag

Brandy looked flawless in a gold shimmering asymmetrical dress and was on hand for a salute to Whitney Houston.

Ludacris kept it simple in his leather jacket and rocked the stage with Chris Brown and Swizz Beatz for their song “Everyday Birthday”

Sean Kingston attended the awards with his mom

New Entertainment Tonight host Rocsi Diaz looked nice in a black & white mini dress