Bootylicious showing at the Billboard Music Awards red carpet

Carrie Underwood pops in her bright yellow Oriett Domenech gown with sequinned embellishments.  -- PHOTO: AFP
Carrie Underwood pops in her bright yellow Oriett Domenech gown with sequinned embellishments.  -- PHOTO: AFP
Jennifer Lopez seems to be channeling a 1960s Playgirl vibe with her high-cut bodysuit topped with a silk chiffon overlay from Donna Karan.  -- PHOTO: AFP
Jennifer Lopez seems to be channeling a 1960s Playgirl vibe with her high-cut bodysuit topped with a silk chiffon overlay from Donna Karan.  -- PHOTO: AFP
Kelly Rowland demonstrates the wonders of fashion tape in her precariously-tiny bra-top teamed with a slinky skirt with a thigh-high slit.  -- PHOTO: AFP
Kelly Rowland demonstrates the wonders of fashion tape in her precariously-tiny bra-top teamed with a slinky skirt with a thigh-high slit.  -- PHOTO: AFP
We all know Shakira is a red hot mamma, and she proves it again in this skintight sequinned number with sheer side panels. The mermaid hair goes with the dress, but the shoes are too mumsy. -- PHOTO: AFP
We all know Shakira is a red hot mamma, and she proves it again in this skintight sequinned number with sheer side panels. The mermaid hair goes with the dress, but the shoes are too mumsy. -- PHOTO: AFP
Shania Twain shows Dencia how to do classy with a body-conscious dress that is sexy but not slutty. -- PHOTO: AFP
Shania Twain shows Dencia how to do classy with a body-conscious dress that is sexy but not slutty. -- PHOTO: AFP
Singer Dencia's attempt at lace and fish tail doesn't work as well - the red dress disappears into the carpet and her rat's nest hair-do and blood-red lips tips the outfit over into trashy rather than classy. -- PHOTO: AFP
Singer Dencia's attempt at lace and fish tail doesn't work as well - the red dress disappears into the carpet and her rat's nest hair-do and blood-red lips tips the outfit over into trashy rather than classy. -- PHOTO: AFP
Singer Kesha channels old school glamour at the usually more relaxed awards red carpet with a black lace number with a dramatic fish tail. -- PHOTO: REUTERS
Singer Kesha channels old school glamour at the usually more relaxed awards red carpet with a black lace number with a dramatic fish tail. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

It's a bootylicious showing at the Billboard Music Awards red carpet. We pick out some of the highlights.