Aside from a few notable exceptions (i.e. Taylor Swift's striking blue ensemble), the dominant fashion theme on Sunday's Billboard Music Awards red carpet appeared to be black, and, at least in Ke$ha's case, black with a generous helping of side-butt. But hey, don't take my word for it - check out all the red-carpet photos in the gallery below to see for yourself.

A former contributor to sites including MTV's The Backlot and Bloody-Disgusting, Chris Eggertsen worked in film development before indulging his love of pop culture writing full time. He specializes in horror, the intersection of social issues and entertainment and Howard Stern. He's on Twitter @HitFixChris.