Red Carpet Rewind: Best and worst of the 2012 American Music Awards
Christina Aguilera, Taylor Swift, Jordin Sparks, Nicki Minaj and more
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Good: Nicki Minaj
I almost always give Nicki Minaj a pass on the red carpet, and the reason is that she's been so effective at creating a brand -- part Barbie, part mind trip, all brash. Tonight, she's actually a little more elegant than usual -- but she still brings the Minaj magic in color. In a basic blue, this would just be dull and far too dressy. But in neon yellow, it's perfectly her.