The Story Behind Machine Gun Kelly’s $30,000 Billboard Awards Manicure

At tonight’s Billboard 2022 Music Awards, Machine Gun Kelly – who attended with fiancee Megan Fox by his side – was one of many honored musical guests. Not only is he the performer tonight, but he’s also been nominated as top rock artist. On the red carpet, Kelly enhanced her signature aesthetic by pairing a glitzy Dolce & Gabbana turtleneck with a pointy-toe suit. But it’s his fingernails that are the real star of the outfit: It’s valued at $30,000.

If you’re wondering exactly how a set of nails can cost as much as a car, the answer is that Kelly’s nails are a collaboration between nail brand Nails of LA and jewelry company Marrow Fine. . His nails are encrusted with 880 diamonds, totaling $30,000.

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This is not the first time MGK has painted nails. At the premiere of Good morning just a week ago he hit the walk and repeat in a pink and green Mani graphic that matched his suit. (He also has his own line of nail polish, a genderless nail collection called Un/Dn Laqr.)

However, this look is more than just a major beauty moment — it also brings some good. Realizing how such luxury would go to waste after just one night of wear, Kelly plans to upgrade her manicure diamonds after the Billboards — using them to create a session ring collection. limited edition will be available on the Marrow Fine website. 100% of proceeds will be donated to an soon-to-be-announced charity in Cleveland, the musician’s birthplace. The Story Behind Machine Gun Kelly’s $30,000 Billboard Awards Manicure

Sarah Ridley

Sarah Ridley is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Sarah Ridley joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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