Thursday 17 August 2017

20 Best and Worst Dressed at the CMAs

All the hits and misses at the 2016 Country Music Awards
All the hits and misses at the 2016 Country Music Awards
Show hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak during the 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Harrison McClary
Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Jamie Gilliam
Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee. REUTERS/Jamie Gilliam
Singer Danielle Bradbery attends the Big Machine Label Group's celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards at Marathon Music Works on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for BMLG)
Singer Danielle Bradbery attends the Big Machine Label Group's celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards at Marathon Music Works on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for BMLG)
Taylor Swift speaks onstage at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award Dolly Parton poses backstage the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Beyonce performs onstage with Martie Maguire of Dixie Chicks at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Co-host Carrie Underwood speaks onstage at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
Jennifer Garner speaks onstage at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
Trey Fanjoy attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Sharon Stone attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriters Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood attend the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Nettles attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Jennifer Garner attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Faith Hill attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Martina McBride attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Musical artist Tanya Tucker attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Anderson East and Miranda Lambert attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer Olivia Newton-John attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer Olivia Newton-John will also join Ray D'Arcy this week (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Hayley Orrantia attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Jamie Lynn Spears attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer Meghan Linsey attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Elle King attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Maren Morris attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer Jessie James Decker attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Cassadee Pope attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Singer Danielle Bradbery attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
TV Personality Kaitlyn Bristowe attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Who wore what and...why?

The Country Music Awards have come and gone for another year. But who were the standout red carpet style moments?

WORST: Danielle Bradbery

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Singer Danielle Bradbery attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

The singer took a page out of Bella Hadid's book with her Grecian-style cranberry dress with a super plunging neckline.  Not to mention the slit. Too OTT for the CMAs.

BEST: Dolly Parton

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Recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award Dolly Parton poses backstage the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Dolly is queen. She can wear whatever she wants.

BEST: Beyonce

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Beyonce performs onstage with Martie Maguire of Dixie Chicks at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
 

Much like the aforementioned Dolly, Queen Bey doesn't even need to walk the red carpet to make the best dressed list. Her intricately embellished dress leaves little to the imagination, but she makes it work.

BEST: Carrie Underwood

The host changed eight times throughout the evening, but these three were her standout moments.

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Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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Co-host Carrie Underwood speaks onstage at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
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Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood. Photo: Getty Images for CMT

BEST: Jennifer Garner

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Actress Jennifer Garner attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

No word yet on why Jennifer was actually there, but her strapless pencil gown injected some Hollywood glamour in Nashville.

WORST: Trey Fanjoy

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Trey Fanjoy attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

I don't know who Trey Fanjoy is, but I demand to know who her stylist is to find out why she put her in this.

BEST: Sharon Stone

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Actress Sharon Stone attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Another inexplicable appearance, but it's Stone's best red carpet turn in years.

WORST: Karen Fairchild

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Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Without the fringe, we'd have something to work with. But the Little Big Town singer overstepped the mark with too much detailing on this teal dress.

WORST: Kacey Musgraves

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Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Much like Zoe Saldana's purple 2010 Oscar dress and Rihanna's marshmallow pink Grammy dress before her, this look doesn't even shock. But it does offend.

BEST: Hillary Scott

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Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

I'd prefer if the Lady Antebellum singer's white gown didn't feature the cape detail, but we'll count it as a win.

BEST: Jennifer Nettles

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Actress Jennifer Nettles attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

LOVE this floral applique dress.

BEST: Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

This Oscar-winner's shouldn't-work-but-it-does Gucci dress adds some couture to the country music world.

WORST: Aly Raisman

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

The Olympic gymnast entirely missed the mark in this sheer, glittery disaster.

BEST: Kelsea Ballerini

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Singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Fun. Flirty. Fashionable. One of the best dressed of the night.

BEST: Simone Biles

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Olympic gymnast Simone Biles attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

It's official - Simone Biles can do no wrong.

WORST: Miranda Lambert

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Singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

The too-plunging neckline looks ill-fitting instead of daring.

WORST: Elle King

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Singer-songwriter Elle King attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Points for trying something new, but in now world does the matador look translate to red carpet success.

WORST: Hayley Orrantia

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Actress Hayley Orrantia attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

For obvious reasons.

WORST: Jamie Lynn Spears

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Singer-songwriter Jamie Lynn Spears attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

JLS didn't get the memo that it's legs or boobs. The dress hands off her petite frame and ages her well beyond her 25 years.

BEST: Kaitlyn Bristowe

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TV Personality Kaitlyn Bristowe attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
 

Kaitlyn nailed in this lace crop top and ball gown skirt combination. Youthful and classic in one.

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