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RED-Y TO ROCK
Leave it to Taylor Swift to upstage the red carpet in her similarly hued gown as she vies for the show's top prize, Entertainer of the Year.
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HAT STUFF, BABY
Thumbs up for Dustin Lynch, who tops off his CMAs ensemble with – what else? – a cowboy hat before making his way into the Bridgestone Arena.
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All is fair in Love and Theft for bandmates (and Vocal Duo of the Year nominees) Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles, who play nice (not!) on the CMAs red carpet.
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Performer Jason Mraz makes his point alongside Hunter Hayes as they buddy up on the pre-show red carpet.
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TWICE THE FUN
Now that's a hug! Nashville's Connie Britton and The Civil Wars's Joy Williams share a squeeze – and a good hair moment – before the big show.
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The dangers of wearing red lipstick! Jake Owen's wife Lacey fixes his accidentally made-up face before another round of photos on the red carpet.
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