PHOTO GALLERY: The 2009 American Music Awards

The American Music Awards went off at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles this evening, acknowledging today’s top pop acts for their outstanding contributions to the field of music—and, perhaps more importantly, giving them the opportunity to flaunt their finery on the red carpet.

Check out our big, big gallery of red-carpet arrivals at this year’s AMAs to see Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Selena Gomez, Adam Lambert and others work it on the American Music Awards red carpet!

Still catching up on this year’s AMAs? Make sure to check out Idolator’s up-to-the-second live blog on the ceremony!