The 2019 American Music Awards will air on Nov. 24. In honor of this year's show, Wonderwall.com is throwing it back to 2009, reliving all of the best looks from 10 years ago. A then-17-year-old Selena Gomez, who was a presenter at that year's show, wore a silver mirrored Talbot Runhof gathered dress with strappy black heels and carried a silver purse as she arrived on the big night. Keep reading to see what other musicians considered red carpet attire a decade ago…
Jennifer Lopez, who performed at the 2009 AMAs, wore a Gucci dress with cut-outs to the show. She paired it with diamond bangles and oversized earrings along with a white platform heels.
Carrie Underwood wore a one-shouldered gold dress with a heavily embellished belt the night she was nominated for favorite country female artist.
Kristen Bell attended the 2009 AMAs as a presenter. She looked young and fresh in a bandeau top and matching pearly skirt by Christian Cota. She enhanced the silver undertones of the look with silver platform heels and a matching clutch.
Shakira wore a yellow Versace dress to the Los Angeles-based award show in November 2009. The Colombian singer's mini was embellished with silver stripes but over accessorized with large dangling earrings, chunky bracelets on both arms and stacked cocktail rings.
Actress Sofia Vergara mixed and mingled with musicians when she presented at the 2009 AMAs in a form-fitting pale pink gown with one thick strap and ruching down the side.
At the 2009 AMAs, Kelly Clarkson — who performed her song "Already Gone" that night — chose a rhinestone-studded frock by CD Greene and black fishnet tights.
Presenter Kate Hudson stunned in a sparkly Gianni Versace dress with a plunging neckline. She let her frock be the star of the night by keeping her accessories to a minimum.
Nicole Kidman passed on the popular sparkles and minidresses that were in full force at the 2009 American Music Awards in favor of a muted one-shoulder ruffled gown by Balenciaga. She complemented the dress with large earrings with pearl accents and makeup that matched.
Fergie had a big night at the 2009 AMAs as her group, the Black Eyed Peas, took home two awards. The singer — who was at the time a brunette — dressed like a big winner in a glitzy Giorgio Armani Privé gown that featured flashy polka dots and zipper accents throughout.
The late Whitney Houston was honored with the international artist prize at the 2009 American Music Awards. She looked angelic in a white gown featuring a single long sleeve.
Alicia Keys performed twice at the 2009 AMAs, but before she took the stage, she walked the red carpet in a fan-style dress with heavy jewels on the bodice. Alicia kept the blues-heavy color palette going with her shoes and purse but brought two pops of white with a number of bangles and her earrings.
Presenter Demi Lovato wore a peachy-nude minidress with tiers of ruffles to the 2009 ceremony. The playful frock featured a necklace-inspired halter-style neckline covered in crystals.
Rihanna brought elegance and glamour in this black-and-white floral Marchesa gown with sexy laser cut-outs. With so much going on with the dress, Rihanna kept her accessories to a minimum with simple stud earrings and a number of rings.
Presenter Paula Abdul chose a classic silhouette for the 2009 American Music Awards. The choreographer-turned-pop star wore a black lace trumpet-style gown with a full wrist of silver bangle bracelets.
Leona Lewis went for a structured black cocktail-length dress by Vivienne Westwood paired with chain-embellished booties back in November 2009.
Julie Bowen presented at the AMAs in a shiny black two-piece suit. Her slicked-back hair contributed to the menswear vibe and her gold necklace and studded black pumps added some edge.
Australian guitarist Orianthi had a lot going on outfit-wise when she presented at the 2009 AMAs show. The musician wore knee-high boots, ruched black-and-gold leggings underneath a miniskirt and a blazer over a lacy top. She completed the look with a bedazzled fedora and arrow necklace.
Morena Baccarin showed off her figure in a plunging black halter dress featuring a fitted belt and embellishments including a zipper on her stomach.
At the 2009 American Music Awards, actress Phoebe Price delivered her typical loud, wild style in a heavily embellished teal halter dress accessorized with a large matching flower behind her ear.
"The Real Housewives of Orange County" star Gretchen Rossi sparkled in a sequined form-fitting champagne-colored metallic dress. The reality star chose accessories in the same color palette, keeping all eyes on the dress.