Celebrities have shone under the camera flashes at the America Music Awards on Sunday, November 20, 2011, held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California, and their glamour is definitely a perfect source of inspiration for upcoming events. The best celebrity hairstyles from the 2011 American Music Awards can be a great source of inspiration for your next memorable appearance, so take a peek at the following must-try styles and start experimenting.

There are a myriad of hairstyles out there, but that doesn’t mean that all will do you justice and will underline your style icon attitude. Because celebrities turn towards the hottest and newest trends for help as far as their red carpet appearances go, we have selected the best celebrity hairstyles from the 2011 AMAs, looks that are highly inspirational and that can definitely make heads turn.

Selena GomezJenny McCarthyJane LevyAudrina Patridge

It seems that vintage glamour never stops to amaze, and the glossiness and pure perfection exuded by these vintage glam hairstyles is just mesmerizing. Selena Gomez, Audrina Patridge, Jenny McCarthy and Jane Levy demonstrated that soft vintage waves look great on any length, from medium to long. Soft hair swirls that give the hair a romantic, ultra glam allure never fail to amaze, so no wonder that celebs are going wild for this look. Shine spray is definitely a must when it comes to soft vintage hair waves as the light which reflects off of the hair strands will enhance the perfection of the waves, creating a memorable, diva look.

Jennifer LopezKaty PerryTaylor SwiftAlanis Morissette

The ultimate party perfect look is definitely given by the timeless updo hairstyles and there are plenty of styles out there to choose from. Whether you’re all about emphasizing your inner diva through a classic ballerina bun like Jennifer Lopez, bringing out your glam elegance with a classy accessorized puffy updo or you’re leaning towards simpler styles that look day to evening chic like Taylor Swift‘s side swept ponytail or Alanis Morrisette’s herringbone braid, there are various looks to turn towards and look stunning. With a medium difficulty degree, these stylish updos will surely make heads turn and make you the attraction at any event!

The saying ‘less is more’ definitely works as far as hairstyles go too, as a simple look doesn’t have to be less glamorous and celeb hotties Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Morrison demonstrated this with their impeccable loose hairstyles. Ms. Hudson opted for a sleek straight hair texture that underlined her refined, simple and modern style while actress Jennifer Morrison opted for gently waved hair spiced up with a simple front braid. Look your best without spending too much time and effort styling your hair, instead simply enhance your hair texture and you’ll look fabulous!

Jennifer MorrisonJennifer Hudson

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