The 2020 Billboard Music Awards finally took place on Wednesday, October 14, after being postponed in April due to the coronavirus pandemic. But thankfully, it was worth the wait. Stars brought their fashion A-game, both on the social distance-friendly “red carpet” and onstage to perform and present.

The Billboard Music Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles sans audience. Instead of having a “normal” red carpet, stars posed backstage in front of a step-and-repeat. Let’s face it: that’s as “normal” as it’s going to get for now.

Our favorite look was Nicole Richie’s one-shoulder black floral gown designed by American fashion designer Christian Siriano. The glamorous number was the perfect combination of elegant and sexy. The Billboard presenter wore her hair up to ensure that the dress was the focal point of the whole look — it sure was.

Lizzo wore Siriano, too, but her outfit was entirely different from Richie’s. She went with a statement-making, custom one-shoulder mini dress from his Spring 2021 collection. The vote-themed dress sends a clear message: fulfill your duty as a citizen of the United States this November. Easy.

We’re also obsessing over Lil Nas X’s head-to-toe Gucci look, along with lots of others. Keep scrolling for a look at Grazia’s nine favorite fashion moments from the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The Billboard Music Awards host donned various outfits throughout the evening, our favorite of which was this silver sequined number featuring fringe details. 

Wearing Christian Siriano

Nicole Richie at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Richie poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Nicole Richie stunned in a one-shoulder floral gown and statement-making purple eye makeup.

Wearing Gucci

Lil Nas X at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Lil Nas X poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Lil Nas X stole the show in a leather snakeskin suit.

Wearing Sanjay Kasliwal

Alicia Keys at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Alicia Keys performs onstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

To perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, Alicia Keys glistened in a crystal-embellished jumpsuit.

Wearing Georges Hobeika

Doja Cat at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Doja Cat poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Doja Cat made sure all eyes were on her in this sheer, long-sleeved gown, which she paired with glitzy purple sandals.

Wearing HILÁ

Cher at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Cher poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Glam goals. Cher sparkled in a matching two-piece number, which she wore with a matching necklace and black fishnets.

Wearing Two Point Two

Brandy at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Brandy poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Print perfection. Brandy wore a wide-sleeved top from genderless fashion label Two Point Two, paired with matching shorts.

Wearing Christian Siriano

Lizzo at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Lizzo poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

Lizzo’s one-shoulder mini dress is from the American fashion designer’s Spring 2021 collection.

Wearing Mugler

Addison Rae at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Addison Rae poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

TikTok sensation Addison Rae looked breathtaking in a black peekaboo gown that hugged her famous figure.

Wearing a Silver Sequin Gown

The Billboard Music Awards host donned various outfits throughout the evening, our favorite of which was this silver sequin number featuring fringe details.

Kelly Clarkson at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
In this image released on October 14, Kelly Clarkson poses backstage at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
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