Click through the gallery above to see the 2021 Billboard Music Award red carpet.

Digital shows truly felt like a thing of the past at the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), with The Weeknd cleaning up with 10 wins, and performances from BTS and P!nk – all in person.

Celebrities must be back in the rhythm of things, as red carpet fashion was on point. Two overriding trends emerged from the star-studded night: one for bright and colourful fashion, and another for racy, eyebrow-raising style choices.

The question is: which camp will you fall into?

The bright colours…

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Trust Alicia Keys to bring a bit of drama to proceedings. The singer elevated a simple coral trouser and bralette set to something far more major, with a voluminous, floor-sweeping coat. The coral tones of this Valentino outfit made for a totally joyous look.

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Saweetie’s dress was something of an optical illusion: in some pictures it looked a pale peach colour, and in others it felt more vibrantly orange. One thing we do know for sure? She must’ve been living out her princess dreams in the mullet-style gown from Giambattista Valli.

We must be approaching summer, because pinks really did rule the red carpet at the BBMAs. Kehlani’s outfit had massive, poofy sleeves, set off against a sparkly bra and sleek skirt.

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H.E.R. gave us a full glitter moment with her ensemble: a disco-inspired red jumpsuit by Dior.

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Leading the charge for stylish menswear was Leslie Odom Jr, who brought a bit of sunshine to proceedings in a bright yellow coat.

The risque choices…

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Doja Cat made a statement in monochromatic striped Balmain, but our favourite part of the whole look has to be her black and blue graphic eye make-up.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ husband Nick Jonas was the BBMA’s host, and she pulled no punches with her look for the night. Wearing a custom Dolce & Gabbana dress, Chopra Jonas kept things sexy and sleek with a deep V, thigh-high leg slit and a whole lot of sparkles.

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French fashion house Mugler is known for pushing the boundaries of racy clothing, with lots of barely-there outfits and skin-baring cut-outs. Megan Fox chose a classic black Mugler dress – we’re not sure how she managed to get it on and off, but perhaps what’s more confusing is her date Machine Gun Kelly’s black tongue.

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SZA also went with a daring look, choosing a cut-out dress by Monôt that left plenty of skin on show, and which looks like a close cousin of Megan Fox’s dress.

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Padma Lakshmi showed us how to sex up a simple suit: the Top Chef host wore a white bedazzled two-piece from celeb-favourite Christian Siriano, tailored to perfection and with nothing underneath.

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Padma Lakshmi (Chris Pizzello/AP)