Our 11 Favorite Fashion Moments From the 2015 CMA Awards

Catch up on some of the hottest fashion moments from country music's biggest night.

What do you get when you combine country music's best talents, the heart of Music City and a plethora of cowboy hats? None other than the CMA Awards, of course. Known as country music's biggest night, the 49th Annual CMA Awards knocked the show out of the park in a big way. From hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley's unrestrained jokes and burns to unique collaborations like Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake (what?!), this year's awards did not disappoint.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak onstage at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Yet you don't have to be a country music fan to appreciate good fashion, and there were plenty of statements for fashionistas to relish. From gorgeous gowns to sharp suits, we put together a few of our favorite fashion moments from the 2015 CMA Awards.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Photo by: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Twelve. That's how many costume changes co-host Carrie Underwood had throughout the course of the awards, which probably matches how many wardrobes I have in my entire closet. Although I'm partial to the Princess Leia costume she wore to open the show, she also looks like a princess in this stunning coral peplum dress topped off with a statement ring and ear cuff.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Singer Miranda Lambert attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Photo by: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Yes, we're still reeling from Miranda and Blake's split *tear*, but Miranda is back in black in this sleek and strappy Versace gown. Racking up an award for Female Vocalist of the Year and a rockin' performance of her new song "Bathroom Sink," there's no question Miranda looks better than ever.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Phillip Sweet, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town accept the award for Single of the Year for the song "Girl Crush" onstage at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images

"I got a girl crush, hate to admit it but, I got a heart rush…" when I saw Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town step onto the red carpet. Karen's sparkling gown with its floral overlay is simply elegant while Kimberly's bright orange mermaid dress with ruffled sleeves is a fun feast for the eyes. The group cleaned house with awards for Single of the Year, Song of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year.

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It was a big night for this songwriter and backing vocalist turned solo artist, who racked up awards for Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and New Artist of the Year. He also had arguably the best performance of the night with Memphis native Justin Timberlake when they sang "Tennessee Whiskey." The duo stole the show in more ways than one; JT looks dapper as always while Chris keeps it real with his country-casual, outlaw image that complements his humble and likeable demeanor.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

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A first-time nominee for both New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year, Kelsea hit it off with a bang in this voluminous tulle and sequin-feathered ball gown that embodies a roaring 20s meets Cinderella.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: (L-R) Neil Perry, Kimberly Perry, and Reid Perry of The Band Perry attend the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

"If I die young," at least let me look as cool and chic as The Band Perry. Dressed in coordinating black, Neil Perry and Reid Perry sport sharp tuxes while Kimberly Perry shows a little leg in a knockout one-shoulder dress.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Recording artist Reba McEntire speaks onstage during the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Seven-time CMA award winner Reba McEntire performed her classic hit "Why Haven't I" with country duo Brooks and Dunn in a shimmery blue top and knee-length black boots, but she wasn't "goin' out like that." The star killed it in this shimmering silver gown with intricate black beading. She's still got it, folks.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Recording artist Luke Bryan attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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So maybe he didn't actually "Strip It Down," but this black-on-black tux is enough to make us swoon.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye of Maddie & Tae attend the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

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Music Video of the Year winners Maddie and Tae prove that they're having a golden moment and that it's actually pretty great to be a "Girl In A Country Song."

Kacey Musgraves

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Like a glamorous old Hollywood actress, CMA Awards nominee Kacey Musgraves looks timeless and stunning in this plunging teal design.

Sam Hunt

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Singer-songwriter Sam Hunt attends the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Two words: you're welcome. We're loving plaid this fall, but I think it's safe to say we love it more on Sam Hunt.

Bonus

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: Hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak onstage at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images

We give Brad Paisley an A for effort here.

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Little Big Town at the 2006 CMA Awards

The annual CMA Awards Show is dubbed “country music’s biggest night” – and for good reason. For the last 48 years, the industry’s best have been recognized during an elaborate, performance-filled night. While the show is all about music, the celebrities’ red-carpet fashion shouldn’t be missed, like, for example, Little Big Town's winning black-and-white ensemble in 2006. 

Taylor Swift at the 2008 CMA Awards

Shortly after releasing her album Fearless, Taylor Swift wore a glittery-gold sequin dress at the 42nd Annual CMA Awards.

Photo By: Jim Hagans / CMA

Miranda Lambert at the 2013 CMA Awards

Miranda Lambert rocked a stunning royal-blue dress when she received the 2013 Female Vocalist of the Year award.

Photo By: CMA ©2013 CMA

Kellie Pickler at the 2006 CMA Awards

Kellie Pickler attended the 40th Annual CMA Awards in a purple Grecian-style gown.

Sara Evans at the 2007 CMA Awards

Sara Evans looks like a modern-day Audrey Hepburn in this LBD and string of pearls.

Photo By: Bryan Bedder

Lee Ann Womack at the 2001 CMA Awards

Even though Lee Ann Womack wore this simple red dress 14 years ago, the look is timeless and versatile.

Reese Witherspoon at the 2008 CMA Awards

Reese opted for a mermaid-style black dress. Her loose curls and red lip pull the elegant ensemble together.

Photo By: Jim Hagans / CMA

Reba McEntire at the 2012 CMA Awards

This country music queen sparkled in a short blue dress at the 46th Annual CMA Awards.

Photo By: Jason Kempin

Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2010 CMA Awards

Singer/actor Gwyneth Paltrow shows leg in a one-shoulder ombre number.

Carrie Underwood at the 2008 CMA Awards

Carrie stuns in a bright, open-back gown.

Photo By: Bryan Bedder

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman at the 2008 CMA Awards

This celebrity couple looks sleek and polished in neutral tones on the red carpet.

Photo By: Jim Hagans / CMA

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