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Top 5 best dressed at the 2011 American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

The 2011 American Music Awards brought in disappointing ratings this year – only about 10 million people watched, according to initial ratings figures. However, it wasn’t for lack of trying! The show was jam-packed with performances from Nicki Minaj, LMFAO and Jennifer Lopez.

Some of the best and brightest broke out the haute couture for the red carpet. Check out our favorites!

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

Taylor Swift was the belle of the ball at the 2011 AMAs. Her straight hair and sparkly Reem Acra dress hit a style home run -- and her genuine personality is her best accessory.

Selena Gomez

Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

Selena Gomez broke out the old Hollywood glamour for her AMA outfit. Gomez paired her metallic Armani gown with smooth curls and her pop star arm candy, Justin Bieber.

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Jennifer Lopez

Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

Jennifer Lopez changed her dress several times during the course of the 2011 AMAs, including one outfit that channeled classic Britney Spears. However, this Zuhair Murad couture dress is incredible and hugs her curves in all the right places.

Katherine Heigl

Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

Former Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl was a vision at the American Music Awards with her capital V neck dress. She was at the show to present with her husband, Josh Kelley.

Bruno Mars

Taylor Swift tops the best dressed list

We L-O-V-E Bruno Mars. His voice – and lyrics – are so sweet, and we just want to snap him up and snuggle with him. He hit a fashion home run with his hair and suit during the AMAs. Call us, Bruno!

Images courtesy ABC and WENN

Which was your favorite outfit at the 2011 American Music Awards?

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