Nails are the finishing touches to any red-carpet look. From scintillating tips to classic hues, stars at the 2012 American Music Awards wore a variety of styles. Take a peek at the top AMAs manicures now.
She may have traded in her signature red lips for a natural pink version, but Taylor Swift  still wore some crimson on her tips.
From her pastel pink dress to her doll-like lashes , Ginnifer Goodwin 's AMAs style was simply sweet. But an edgy, oxblood-toned manicure added just the right balance.
Ever the hair chameleon , Christina Aguilera  paired her latest version of a blond bob with monochromatic lavender shades and a light and creamy nail polish.
Nicki Minaj wore her signature candy-pink lips with a saccharine-pink manicure, complete with accent nail.
Carly Rae Jepsen
The award for best nail art goes to Carly Rae Jepsen, whose sparkling manicure served to complement her sequin gown, rather than clashing with it.
Hello, glamorous. Ke$ha stunned in a lace minidress, which she paired with classic curls and a shimmery black nail polish. Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees used Red Carpet Manicure's diamond-filled polish, Set in Stone, to achieve the look.
Matching her shimmering taupe gown, Pink opted for a simple beige manicure.
Stacy Keibler dazzled in a chromatic Minx manicure that mimicked the metallic embellishments in her dress.
Decked out in gold, Heidi Klum  went for long, lean nude nails that didn't compete with her lace dress.