It’s Post Malone, post-haircut!
He wore his short hairstyle curly and natural and rocked a custom country-esque blue suit with “P” and “M” embroidered on the shoulders and snake detailing, plus a statement black belt, crystal-covered boots and a black turtleneck.
The musician added that he’s been very busy making new music and “just going with the flow.”
“I kind of just sit in the studio all day and drink beers and whenever something comes up ill record it,” he shared on the red carpet, adding that he’s headed back to Dallas for his upcoming music festival, Posty Fest.
“It’s my festival — hell yeah im scared,” he said. “There are so many different ways it can go terribly, terribly wrong.”
On Saturday he debuted his new look on Instagram writing, “had 2 big ass dreads. plz don’t stop listening to my music.”
Check out PEOPLE’s full AMAs coverage to get the latest news on one of music’s biggest nights.
The rapper is on-hand to perform during the show with Ty Dolla $ign, along with more all-star names including Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Ciara with Missy Elliot, Dua Lipa, Panic! at the Disco, Ella Mai, Twenty One Pilots, Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes with Zedd.
The 2018 American Music Awards are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.