The AMA host wore a gold mask paired with matching metal nails, a black veil and a long strapless dress on the red carpet.
PHOTOS: AMA 2021 red carpet
This year’s AMA red carpet was all about sparkle and shine: the most nominated artist, Olivia Rodrigo, wore a shimmering sky blue dress.
Slits and cutouts also had a moment this year: performer Chloe’s dress featured a hip-height slit below a near-waist cutout and Halle Bailey donned a brown velvet dress revealing the belly.
Cardi won’t let fans spread “rumors” about her look before the Fan Vote awards show.
“Can you tell us who [you’re] wear on the cluster? ”one fan tweeted at the rap superstar.
“You went to have [to] tune in, ”she replied.
Artist “Bodak Yellow” and “I Like It” wore an elegant black halter dress for the red carpet roll out ceremony on Friday.
“I’m thrilled to wear all the clothes I have… because I fashion fashion,” she said at the event.
South Korean superstars BTS were crowned Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, dismissing challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they won a total of three awards. Olivia Rodrigo entered the evening with seven nominations in the lead, but only won the crown of Favorite New Artist of the Year.
Performers included Coldplay and BTS, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. joining forces as Silk Sonic, Bad Bunny, Diplo, Mickey Guyton and Tyler, The Creator.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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