Because I am Fabulous men’s fashion editor Jean Claude COCO brings you what the gentlemen wore at the 2012 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks On the red carpet together as a couple.

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Jason wore a black velvet jacket with a contrast check pattern collar/scarf. I’m not thrilled about the scarf/collar combination. One would have been better.

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Jordin and Jason even shared a kiss!

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Will.I.Am wearing a silky black and gray cover-up jacket and more gold then the California gold rush, never saw that coming!

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Lance Bass wearing a Midnight blue suit. Glad his on air red carpet coverage friend Brad Goreski helped him out! 40th-American-Music-Awards-2012-Lance-Bass-wearing-Blue-Suit

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Linkin Park band members Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda. Not feeling the untucked shirt.  40th-American-Music-Awards-2012-Chester-Bennington-Mike-Shinoda-Linkin-Park-wearing-blazer-jacket

 Nice jacket, and boots on Sean Kingston minus the pants.

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 A.J. McLean, Howie Dorough,  Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, and Kevin Richardson 0f the Back Street Boys all suited.  From the colors to the fit of their suit, these boys are back! Well done!!

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Even Jose Feliciano is on trend with the leather pants. A better shirt would have killed his look.

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Something was very odd about Justin Beiber AMA’s red carpet appearance tonight, not only was his girl friend of 2 years Selena Gomez absent, he showered his mother with kisses. Looks like Justin misses Selena.

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Even his poses were out of sorts. Lost anyone?

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He wore black, a leather tank top; a cardigan, and paired it with a stretch quilted harem pants, plus the rollerboy red spiked Christian Louboutin loafers.

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 TV Personality Ryan Seacrest looking sharp in a peak lapel blue suit. Surprise he didn’t wear a tie. 40th-American-Music-Awards-2012-Ryan-Seacrest-WEARING-BLUE-SUIT-WITH-BLACK-SHAWL-LAPEL

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The Wanted Band members Tom Parker, Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, and Nathan Sykes wore suits featuring top trends like, oxblood color, double breasted blue suits with brass buttons, contrast collar, even two toned sleeves. The award for best variety goes to ‘The Wanted!’

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Band No Doubt members Adrian Young, Gwen Stefani wearing Balmain, Tony Kanal, and Tom Dumont appear in black and white.

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Singer PSY of ‘gangnam style’ fame per usual mixing textures. This time a black leather jacket with a sequined pant.

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Dancers MC Hammer and Psy wearing Harem pants.

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Chris Brown in a quilted leather hoodie jacket and pants. He paired it with white sneakers.

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Chris Brown gold jewels

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Like we saw at TeenNick Halo awards Rapper Swizz Beatz wore another Alexander McQueen Suit, this time the ‘Bluette’.

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Rapper Chris Ludacris Bridges wearing a leather jacket and blue jeans. Tonight should be called the ‘leather night!’

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Randy Jackson in a black blazer with a fury red trim. He paired it with the decorative applique lace up shoes from Prada.

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Singer Luke Bryan and wife Caroline hit the red carpet. Luke looks sharp wearing a black suit. His tie pin give an otherwise safe suit much needed character.

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Actor Quinton Aaron wearing 3 button down suit. He paired it with a trendy white sole shoes.

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Amy Heidemann with musician Nick Noonan wearing a shinny blue two button suit matching Amy’s dress. My only issue is the fit.

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Gavin DeGraw added an oxblood shirt to his black ensemble.

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Neon Trees Musician Tyler Glenn mixed a printted pant with a silver embellished jacket plus a studded collar shirt and shoes.

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Other NEON Trees band members Branden Campbell, Elaine Bradley, and Chris Allen looked equally sharp. Chris Allen gold suit is everything.

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Singer NE-Yo with Stacey Keibler backstage before their award presentation. Ne-yo Rocked his signature fedora hat.

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Singer Pink with her athlete husband, Carey Hart. Always nice to see a tattooed guy in a suit!

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Actor Trevor Jackson wore a loose fitted leather jacket, shirt and tie. Wish his top half was put together as his bottom half.

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Rapper Tyga takes the award for the brightest, most color blinding outfit of the night in the menswear category. He paired his orange suit with the Chrisitan Louboutin rollerboy spike animal print shoe. If you scroll up, you’ll see Justin Bieber in the same shoes. A wild choice but, I do like it. 40th-American-Music-Awards-2012-Tyga-wearing-orange-red-suit-Christian-Louboutin-rollerboy-spiked-animal-print-shoes

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Singer Usher, a preformed and was a winner at the 2012 AMA’s. One thing about Usher is he never disappoints in the menswear category. Always on trend and ahead of the trend! Leather ruled the night.

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 Dancer Mark Ballas and guest 40th-American-Dancer-Mark-Ballas-wearing-quilted-leather-jacket

Andy-Grammer

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Stylist to the stars Brad Goreski looks the part. Ha, jeans never look so good, thanks to studs and DSquard2! Glad he kept his shoes simple.

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Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum

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Rapper J. Cole’s leather hat is everything.

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Bonus for the Oxblood wool coat.

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Any guy who stands next to BIAF Favorite Ginnifer Goodwin has to look the part. Glad to say, Josh Dallas is the man. He went for a classic black and white look.  By the way Ginnifer is wearing an Oscar de la Renta pink dress.

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Perfect!

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Musician Romeo Testa wore a gray wool blazer with an un-expected blue dotted shirt. Only issue I have is, his pants.

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Think I’ve seen this gray suit wayyy to many times on Rapper 50 Cent! Fif-ty you need an upgrade!

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Singer Gloria Estefan and musician Emilio Estefan looks perfect. Emilio ace the color and trim on his shawl lapel collar. Would have preferred an oxford lace-up shoe to complete the look.

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Sorry Tristan Wilds. Next time put effort into dressing up a bit. Black nail polish and a huge gold ring??

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Rockers Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelly of Florida Georgia

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That concludes the red carpet looks from the guys at the 2012 American Music Awards.

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