13 Stars Who Rocked the Red Carpet at the American Country Music Awards

Anne Meadows | Apr 4, 2016 Celebrities

Country music stars brought some serious fashion game to the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards held in Las Vegas this year. Bright spring colors brought big smiles to our faces and got us wondering what red-carpet events we could sneak into as an excuse to shop for red-carpet dresses. Is there a best-dressed award show for blog writers?

While we get totally lost in daydream land, take a look at some of the best gowns from the ACM Awards. But don't be surprised if by the end you're scanning your calendar of upcoming events to find one you just might be able to get away with wearing a ballgown to!


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  • Katy Perry


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    Katy Perry applied her signature over-the-top theatrical style to a literal country getup. The look might be a bit much, but OMIGOSH THOSE BOOTS!

  • Cam


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    Singer Cam's sweet yellow sheath would be a great choice if she could save only one thing from her "Burning House."

  • Dolly Parton


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    Country Queen Dolly Parton was a vision in platinum from her sparkling rhinestones up to her classic lace bodice.

  • Miss America Betty Cantrell


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    Miss America Betty Cantrell looks cute and casual in a full electric blue skirt and floral embroidered crop. 

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  • Kelsea Ballerini


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    New Female Vocalist of the Year Kelsea Ballerini, who performed a medley with Nick Jonas during the show, arrived looking lovely in a rich plum lace strapless gown.

  • Kacey Musgraves


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    "Biscuits" singer Kacey Musgraves opted for a sleek sophisticated look with a slim fitting ebony dress and slicked-back hair.

  • Jessie James Decker


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    Country singer Jessie James Decker looked smokin' in a cute pink dress accented with chic metallic accessories. 

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  • Nicole Kidman


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    Nicole Kidman's wild, imaginative frock tells a story of a unicorn -- surrounded by birds breaking free from chains, with floating butterflies and flowers resembling floating eyeballs. This semi-sheer dress is absolutely crazy -- in a good way -- and Nicole's bold stare seems to dare us to look away. 

  • Carrie Underwood


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    Carrie Underwood's art deco beaded dress seems woven from gold filament, it's so sparkly! 

  • Cassadee Pope


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    The Voice winner Cassadee Pope was ready to party in a fun fringed black dress. 

  • Miranda Lambert


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    Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert was a breath of fresh air in a buttery low-cut gown. She looks like she's on her way to the world's most glamorous beach vacation!

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  • RaeLynn


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    Singer-songwriter RaeLynn cinched a powder blue retro-style dress with a chic metallic belt. 

  • Martina McBride


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    Ageless beauty Martina McBride rocked an azure single-sleeved gown.

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