THE KISS OFF
Mwah! Kellie Pickler kisses up to photographers on the red carpet of the 2011 Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tenn.
EYE SEE YOU
GIVE HER A HAND
Sugarland’s Kristian Bush helps partner-in-crime Jennifer Nettles work the red carpet before the band took home their fifth CMA for vocal duo of the year.
ON A FLATTS NOTE
Country music’s dynamic trio, Rascal Flatts’s Joe Don, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox, show their solidarity before the ceremony, where they’re up for vocal group of the year.
SKIRTING THE ISSUE
Laura Bell Bundy plays a game of peekaboo, showing off her enviable gams in a showgirl-worthy ensemble.
Country cutie Jake Owen continues showing off his sexy side with girlfriend Lacey Buchanan, who flaunts her figure in an eye-catching bandage dress.
RULE OF THUMB
American Idol chart-topper Scotty McCreery tells PEOPLE he’s a “Levi jeans and tennis shoes guy,” but his John Varvatos jacket gets a major thumbs-up during his CMAs red carpet debut.
Darius Rucker – who talked golf clubs with Jake Owen on the red carpet – keeps wife Beth close before the big show.
Big CMA winners The Band Perry – siblings Kimberly Perry, Reid Perry and Neil Perry – keep it all in the family at the music event.
DADDY'S DAY OUT
Father-of-two Dierks Bentley enjoys some quality time with wife Cassidy on Nashville’s notable night.
SHE'S ON POINT
American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina – who tells PEOPLE she dropped 25 pounds (“I started watching what I eat”) – makes a cheeky point in her Mandalay dress.