According To The American Music Awards, Red Lipstick Is Officially Dead

This might be the year that Selena Gomez showed up with bleached hair and BTS officially hit the stateside music scene, but the nude lipstick trend dominated the American Music Awards red carpet from beginning to end with every A-list celeb pulling out their your-lips-but-better shade. That's right, the red lip is officially dead — and we're totally okay with it.

Despite the fact that Rihanna is about to drop this year's raddest liquid lip, that didn't convince celebrities to opt out of wearing a soft, nude shade. And when we say everyone rocked the look, we mean everyone. Count Demi Lovato, Yara Shahidi, and Hailee Steinfeld as queens of the anti-red lip trend.

Now, there's nothing new about a complexion-complementing lipstick — it's a total classic. But just like monochromatic makeup or graphic liner, it's the kind of look that works every damn time. Click ahead to check out all the rad nude lips from the AMAs.

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Bebe Rexha

She might not be matching her lipstick to her hair color, but singer Bebe Rexha proves there's nothing quite like a pale pink lip and platinum 'do to kick off the night.
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Jenna Dewan Tatum

Her bob might have been the hit of Instagram this summer, but it's the honey beige gloss that tops our inspo boards.
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Yara Shahidi

Okay, so that metallic eye has us hypnotized, but it's the Grown-ish star's caramel lip we want to steal ASAP.
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Kelly Rowland

Want to copy Rowland's look? Swap out a dramatic shadow for feathered lashes and a simple lipstick.
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Nicole Kidman

Kidman might be in attendance to support her husband, but that doesn't mean her classic look didn't steal the spotlight all on its own.
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Lilly Singh

She might not be a beauty vlogger on YouTube, but that doesn't mean "IISuperwomanII" doesn't know how to slay a contoured lip.
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Chrissy Metz

With subtle accents of blue in her bottom liner, the This Is Us star chose to finish off the "upside down" look with a satin lipstick.
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Lili Reinhart

Just because Betty Cooper left Riverdale for the night doesn't mean actress Lili Reinhart ditched her character's signature lip color.
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Ciara

When it comes to understated beauty looks, Ciara and her pink pout are always at the top of our lists.
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Julia Michaels

Keeping it simple this awards show, the "Issues" singer topped off her look with a barely-there lip.
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Kehlani

With Kehlani's impressive tattoo collection taking center stage tonight, the "Good Life" singer chose a lacquered lip to complement her smoky eye.
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Alessia Cara

At the MTV Video Music Awards, the "Stay" singer opted for a dramatic no-makeup look. But this time, Cara added a brown shadow and nude balm for the night.
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Madelaine Petsch

So maybe monochromatic makeup wasn't totally out of the question for tonight...
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Demi Lovato

The last time we saw the "Sorry Not Sorry" singer walk the AMAs red carpet she donned a retro S-wave and vampy lip. Upon her return, it looks like it's all-nude everything.
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Lea Michele

If Lea Michele knows anything, it's how to rock a middle part and a sharp contour — right down to her lips.
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Hailee Steinfeld

Name a better duo than a wet hairstyle and glossy nude lips. We'll wait...
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Camila Mendes

Who needs a bold lip when you're Veronica Lodge?
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