Ciara wore 9 different looks to host the 2019 American Music Awards

Ciara hosted Sunday night's 2019 American Music Awards where the music industry's biggest stars gathered at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for a night filled with performances and awards.  However, if you're like us, then the reason you tuned in was to see which looks Ciara would be serving throughout the night.

The "Level Up" singer went through a whopping nine outfit changes, each better than the next, with the help of stylist Maeve Reilly. From crystal mesh fabrics to strong suiting and custom couture, we are breaking down all of Ciara's best looks from the AMAs.

Ciara started the night off with a cobalt blue Balmain powersuit for the red carpet. She styled her oversized blazer with high-waisted flared pants and layered a long turquoise Jacquie Aiche pendant necklace over her plunging neckline.

Next, the 2019 AMAs host transformed her waist-grazing waves into a long braided ponytail for a high-energy performance of her newest single "Melanin." The 34-year-old musician descended from the ceiling on a swing wearing a gold and khaki embellished two-piece set by Bryab Hearns, with custom matching Nike high-top sneakers, of course.

Ciara then slipped into her most dramatic look of the night: a voluminous leopard gown by Ashi Studio with a Jacob & Co. diamond choker necklace. The high-low silhouette featured an uber-sexy mini-dress in the front followed by a train with super chic billowing sleeves. 

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2019/FilmMagic for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara speaks onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara poses backstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara poses backstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara poses during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara speaks onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara poses backstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
2019 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS.® - Hosted by Ciara and broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST, on ABC. (Image Group LA via Getty Images) CIARA
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara poses backstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/AMA2019/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Shania Twain, Ciara and Taylor Swift speak onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)
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The playful looks continued, though this time with a sherbert orange embellished catsuit by Georges Hobeika. The ultra-fun ensemble included the Lebanese designer's signature asymmetrical bow train. For outfit number 5, Ciara pulled out all the stops with a crystal Versace long-sleeve mini dress. 

She then mirrored a similar look with a mock-neck long-sleeved sheer crystal dress, that hit just above the ankles, from Alessandra Rich's latest collection. Ciara completed her ensemble with a high-pony wrapped in silver chains that extended down to her waist,  which made for her best look of the night by far.

Next, the "1, 2 Step" hitmaker ditched her dress for another flared suit moment, this time in black and white. And then closed out the big night in a Mugler mesh corseted peplum jacket styled with sheer biker shorts. 

From the embellished tight-knit looks to the bold range of hairstyles and a cool silver fringey look in between, Ciara's revolving door of outfits did not disappoint. To see what everyone else sported to the show, scroll through the complete gallery of red carpet arrivals below!

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carrie Underwood attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carrie Underwood attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Selena Gomez attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lizzo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ciara attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Billie Eilish attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Shania Twain attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lil Nas X attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Dua Lipa attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
British singer Dua Lipa and US model Anwar Hadid arrive for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Mark RALSTON has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [---] instead of [---]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
US singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera arrives for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Camila Cabello attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kelsea Ballerini attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Paula Abdul attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Halsey attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Regina King attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Post Malone attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Constance Wu attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
US actress Jenna Dewan arrives for the 2019 American Music Awards at the Microsoft theatre on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP) (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kesha attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Shawn Mendes attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Heidi Klum attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jameela Jamil attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Billy Porter attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Tyra Banks attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Daniel Levy attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kelly Osbourne attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jamie Lee Curtis attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Pete Wentz attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Carole King attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Diplo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Ben Platt attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tré Cool of Green Day attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Alyson Stoner attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Thomas Rhett attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Maya Hawke attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Big Freedia attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Nick Viall attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Kane Brown attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sofia Carson attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Patrick Schwarzenegger attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Taran Killam attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Lauren Jauregui attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: David Dobrik attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Meg Donnelly attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Hilary Roberts attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Claudia Sulewski and Finneas O'Connell attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Adam Levin, Sam Harris, and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Asher Angel attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Patrick Starrr attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Nick Tangorra attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Agnez Mo attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sasha Spilberg attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: (L-R) Chad King and Ian Axel of A Great Big World attend the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Tessa Brooks attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Julissa Bermudez attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Cobie Smulders attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Sarah Levy attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Jharrel Jerome attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Katherine Langford attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Pia Mia attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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