16 Playful, Pretty & Wild Looks That Took the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by Storm

Maressa Brown | May 22, 2017 Celebrities
16 Playful, Pretty & Wild Looks That Took the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by Storm
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Nicole Scherzinger, Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Lindsay at the billboard music awards 2017
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Music stars flocked to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the 2017 Blllboard Music Awards tonight. Being that the event is one of the more playful moments for the music world -- one that's driven by and for the fans -- the fashion theme of the evening was fittingly sexy and fun.

The magenta carpet was filled with whimsical looks and a lot of blazingly hot black ensembles, many of which were jazzed up with metallic, floral, or even firework-splattered patterns. Here, 16 memorable and truly cool looks from one of music's biggest nights.

  • Rachel Lindsay

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    Rachel Lindsay Billboard Music Awards 2017
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    The next Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, attended the awards as a presenter, rocking this classic LBS -- little black shift. 

  • Julia Michaels

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    Julia Michaels Billboard Music Awards 2017
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    The singer behind the earworm "Issues" offered up a soaring performance tonight, and also looked beachy-chic in this cape, crop top, and capri ensemble.

  • Madison Beer

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    Madison Beer billboard music awards
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    The 18-year-old singer ran with the all-black theme of the evening and added some gorgeous royal blue and tulle. J'adore.

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  • Ashley Tisdale

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    Ashley Tisdale Billboard Music Awards
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    The singer and actress looked comfortable and polished in a lacy black top and pants.

  • Jane Zhang

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    Jane Zhang Billboard Music Awards
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    The Chinese pop singer stood out in the best possible way by opting for this on-trend cargo minidress. Too cute. 

  • Camila Cabello

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    Camila Cabello Billboard Music Awards
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    Already getting tongues wagging with her hot new solo career, the former Fifth Harmony member opted for a fiery blood orange number. Perfect.

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  • Rachel Platten

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    Rachel Platten Billboard Music Awards
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    The "Fight Song" singer looked oh-so-playful and pretty in this colorful, patterned, one-shouldered minidress with a flirty ruffle. 

  • Vanessa Hudgens

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    Vanessa Hudgens billboard music awards 2017
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    Before co-hosting the evening with Ludacris, Vanessa Hudgens stepped out onto the magenta carpet in this beautiful blush gown by Marchesa that totally channels old Hollywood glamour. 

  • Jessie James Decker

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    Jessie James Decker  Billboard Music Awards
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    The singer and mom of two looked impeccable in this rockin' black cut-out jumpsuit. Hot!

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  • Kate Beckinsale

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    Kate Beckinsale billboard music awards
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    Perhaps Zuhair Murad was inspired by Katy Perry when he designed this feminine, flowy, firework-patterned gown for actress Kate Beckinsale? 

  • Nicole Scherzinger

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    Nicole Scherzinger  Billboard Music Awards
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    The multitalented performer looked laid-back-sexy in this summery, tangerine gown.

  • Lea Michele

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    Lea Michele Billboard Music Awards
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    Lea Michele's zig-zag patterned mesh and solid black gown fit right in with the many other seriously sexy black looks that ruled the night.

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  • Hailee Steinfeld

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    Hailee Steinfeld billboard music awards
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    The Pitch Perfect star stunned in this curve-hugging black and metallic David Koma gown.

  • Olivia Munn

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    Olivia Munn Billboard Music Awards
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    Yes, the X-Men: Apocalypse star opted for black, too, but the romantic pink floral print gives this pick a fresh, lovely twist.

  • Rita Ora

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    Rita Ora Billboard Music Awards
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    The Fifty Shades star and singer got a bit avant-garde with this '80s-inspired top and seriously sheer skirt.

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  • Alexandra Daddario

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    Alexandra Daddario Billboard Music Awards 2017
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    The Baywatch star made a wow-worthy impression with this olive, off-the-shoulder look by Vivienne Westwood.

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