Taraji P. Henson pulled out all the stops to host the 2020 American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 22. The former "Empire" star donned several eye-catching ensembles throughout the evening — and each deserves a closer look! Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look back at everything the actress wore during the annual award show, starting with the sparkly Armani Privé mini she sported on the red carpet. Taraji accessorized with an equally sparkly turban and silver sandals. Let's take a closer look…
Taraji P. Henson beamed while showing off her turban and Tiffany & Co. rings on the red carpet.
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Taraji P. Henson opened the 2020 American Music Awards in a white belted mini, which she wore with a sparkly cape and white sneakers.
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Taraji P. Henson opened the 2020 American Music Awards dancing in a flesh-tone Perry Meek bodysuit.
Taraji P. Henson briefly covered up her flesh-tone Perry Meek bodysuit with a sheer trench coat.
Later in the show, Taraji P. Henson sparkled in a sleeveless gray Alexandre Vauthier gown with a high neckline. She accessorized with bling by Roberto Coin For Mayors: diamond earrings and a ring from the Marquesa Collection.
During the first hour of the show, Taraji P. Henson raised temperatures in a black Georges Hobeika confection with a sheer beaded skirt and an asymmetrical top featuring an oversized keyhole cut-out. She again accessorized with bling by Roberto Coin For Mayors: diamond earrings and a ring from the Marquesa Collection.
Love! Toward the middle of the show, Taraji P. Henson donned a darling Pyer Moss mini with black suede Casadei over-the-knee boots. She completed her look with a dramatic black hat. Let's take a closer look…
The drama! We adored Taraji P. Henson's black hat, which featured jeweled netting in the back. She also rocked a massive diamond Roberto Coin For Mayors sparkler.
During the second hour of the show, Taraji P. Henson changed up her hair and flaunted her curves in a black-and-white print Area dress.
While posing with cardboard cut-outs of Beyonce and JAY-Z, Taraji P. Henson sported a vintage Patrick Kelly corset-dress and matching jacket from the '80s. She completed her look with leopard-print over-the-knee boots.
Toward the end of the night, Taraji P. Henson channeled Diana Ross in a lilac slip dress with a circular cut-out at the bust. Let's take a closer look…
Taraji P. Henson's gold Tiffany HardWear graduated link necklace costs a whopping $12,000.
Toward the end of the show, Taraji P. Henson sparkled in a silver Carolina Herrera gown with poof sleeves. She also switched up her 'do, wearing her hair in a sleek bob.
For her funkiest look of the evening, Taraji P. Henson wore burgundy over-the-knee boots with a long-sleeved mini featuring strips of red, white and black fabric hanging from the top.
More sparkles! Taraji P. Henson closed the American Music Awards in a yellow one-sleeve gown with a thigh-high slit.