When it comes to the Country Music Awards, you can expect a night of glitz and glamour. Decked out in sparkles, country music’s biggest stars and some of Hollywood’s leading ladies did not disappoint as the stepped onto the red carpet ahead of the 53rd annual awards show in Nashville, TN. While many wore couture gowns, others opted for chic mini dresses — and some chose to make a sartorial statement. Jennifer Nettles wore a gown by Christian Siriano and artist Alice Mizrachi, which featured embroidered messages that called equal pay and opportunity for females in the industry. The awards did make an effort to move these ladies to the front, and for good reason. Not only did they look gorgeous, but country’s female vocalists released many of the year’s greatest hits. Here are some of standout looks from 2019 Country Music Awards.
The “Rainbow” singer was radiant wearing Valentino Couture; she ended up taking home the award for female vocalist of the year.
The 73-year-old country legend looked stunning in an embellished white gown with a thigh-high slit.
The CMAs wouldn’t be the same without co-host Carrie Underwood, who started the night in a gorgeous embroidered column gown by Elie Madi.
The singer, who one album of the year for “Girls,” was a knockout in this periwinkle ensemble by Honayda.
Halsey, who joined Lady Antebellum on stage at the CMAs, hit the red carpet in a floral number by Nedo.
The actress opted for a sparkly LBD by Versace.
The “Club” singer’s abs stole the show in this two-piece gown by Raisa Vanessa.
The singer-songwriter stunned in a bold jumpsuit with an attachable skirt.
Supporting her husband Keith Urban, the red carpet pro nailed the night in this Versace dress with floral appliqués and fringe.
The “Damage” singer was very on-brand in this green sequinned gown.
One of modern country music’s biggest stars, Lambert was pretty in pink wearing a sparkly floral gown.
The iconic country star wore a classic Jonathan Kayne gown featuring long sleeves and faux fur cuffs.
The country music persona lit up the night like a firework in this pale pink dress adorned with pink tulle and streaks of silver sequins.
Supporting her pal Kacey Musgraves, the supermodel was very on-brand in metallic white by Helmut Lung and matching cowboy boots.
Last but certainly not least, Jennifer Nettles’ dress that made the boldest statement at the 2019 Country Music Awards.