2012 Billboard Music Awards Best Dressed (Pictures)

Best dressed at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. (Source: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America)

At the 2012 Billboard Music Awards, all the top pop stars were making major sartorial statements. See Miley's stems, Carrie's frills, Brandy's curls and more in our best and worst dressed.  Best and Worst Dressed at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards

Miley Cyrus.  (Source: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America)

Yes, Miley Cyrus looked incredible in this ice white Jean Paul Gaultier jacket, which she paired with Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps and a punky little nose ring. But we were too distracted by the Brigitte Bardot bouffant to appreciate all the leg she had on display. High hair, high hems: overwhelming, but hot.

Carrie Underwood doesn't sing about fairy tales like her country colleague Taylor Swift—she just dresses like she lives in one. Glinda the Good Witch should be furious with Carrie Underwood for stealing her style with this whimsical Oscar de la Renta look.

Brandy has a new album out—and, apparently, a new look. The woman we'll always fondly remember as "Moesha" was all dolled up in fringed Herve Leger, worn with a mass of voluminous curls and a thick helping of electric blue eyeshadow.

Justin Bieber's future is so bright, he can't stop squinting. Just think: there were several stylists and swagger coaches involved in the creation of this "quintessential boy next door with diamond earrings" look.

2012 Billboard Music Awards, Katy Perry.
Want to see more looks from the 2012 Billboard Awards?  We're collecting here: 2012 Billboard Best Dressed.

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