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Photos of Alicia Keys at the 2009 American Music Awards 2009-11-22 17:15:52

2009 American Music Awards: Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys never fails to look gorgeous on the red carpet, but she's also not afraid of strong choices, either. Tonight, she went decidedly retro (peep those earrings!) with blue eye shadow and a complex, old-fashioned updo that looked like it could very well have been worn by Lena Horne or one of the Andrews sisters. What do you think? Was this a pretty blast from the past or a look that stayed in the '40s for a reason?

Vote on all of my American Music Awards polls here!

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otay otay 6 years
Hair, a little off, but other than that she looks super beautiful! Really great makeup look for her!!!
lizlee89 lizlee89 6 years
I love the 40's, Lena Horne, and The Andrews Sisters; but this hairstyle is and has always been awful! I love Alicia Keys and I think she almost always makes great makeup choices that play up her beautiful face; but for some reason she doesn't have as good taste in hair. I love the makeup though. On another note; Anonymous, just because something is a trend does not mean it is flattering, beautiful, or cool...
lizlee89 lizlee89 6 years
I love the 40's, Lena Horne, and The Andrews Sisters; but this hairstyle is and has always been awful! I love Alicia Keys and I think she almost always makes great makeup choices that play up her beautiful face; but for some reason she doesn't have as good taste in hair. I love the makeup though.On another note; Anonymous, just because something is a trend does not mean it is flattering, beautiful, or cool...
Dubn8tr Dubn8tr 6 years
Her style has changed sooooo much since her first album. I dunno. Sometimes she looks great and others...not so much. I hate the hair
Dubn8tr Dubn8tr 6 years
Her style has changed sooooo much since her first album. I dunno. Sometimes she looks great and others...not so much.I hate the hair
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Big no to the hair and I think she needs to darken her eyebrows a bit.
Gwen-G Gwen-G 6 years
Umm... weird hair
Gwen-G Gwen-G 6 years
Umm... weird hair
kayecouture kayecouture 6 years
thats exactly how i feel.. her make-up looks really good, but her hair looks terrible!
kittylitter1 kittylitter1 6 years
Love the makeup, but the hair is so bad even someone as gorgeous as she is can't save it.
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 6 years
hate it
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 6 years
hate it
shafiii shafiii 6 years
i love her make-up, but why with the hair!? ugh.
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