Lifestyle Style The Best Dressed (and Boldest!) Stars at the CMA Awards 2021 Glitz, glam and major gowns: See what the most stylish and statement-making country stars (and beyond) wore at country music's biggest night By People Staff Published on November 10, 2021 08:36 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 20 Nicole Kidman Jason Kempin/Getty cuts a commanding figure in her one-sleeve, strong-shoulder, abs-baring black gown, finished with bold gold bracelets. 02 of 20 Miranda Lambert John Shearer/Getty is here for the party in her square neckline sheath, pink Tyler Ellis clutch and matching earrings. 03 of 20 Kelsea Ballerini Jason Kempin/Getty picks a bold white long-sleeved Valdrin Sahiti gown with corset belt and transparent pumps. 04 of 20 Maren Morris John Shearer/Getty wears a white tuxedo with a full-length jacket and major earrings. 05 of 20 Carrie Underwood ABC brings the bling in a mirrored gown with one very strong sleeve and shiny silver platforms. 06 of 20 Katy Perry John Shearer/Getty dons a brown leather bustier gown with draped pearl lariat. 07 of 20 Mickey Guyton John Shearer/Getty looks like a winner in a Safiyaa gown with an asymmetric embellished neckline and trumpet hemline. 08 of 20 Kane Brown Kane Brown. John Shearer/Getty looks just grape in his purple suit over a patterned sweater. 09 of 20 Luke & Caroline Bryan John Shearer/Getty he in a classic tux, and she in a plunging black gown with colorful heart motif and jaw-dropping necklace. 10 of 20 Carly Pearce John Shearer/Getty wears a plunging, cut-out midnight blue gown featuring a hint of shimmer and thigh-high slit, plus matching ankle-strap sandals, ahead of her tearful big win. 11 of 20 Elle King Jason Kempin/Getty steps out two months post-baby in a sparkling silver bustier worn with black pants and tuxedo blazer. 12 of 20 Dulé Hill Jason Kempin/Getty is plaid to the bone in a stylish suit over a black tee. 13 of 20 Jennifer Hudson John Shearer/Getty wears a head-turning lace look comprised of halter bustier, fingerless gloves and leggings, with a draped scarlet skirt. 14 of 20 Thomas Rhett Jason Kempin/Getty cuts a sharp figure in a maroon suit over a black tee (days before his fourth daughter is set to arrive). 15 of 20 Ashley McBryde Jason Kempin/Getty selects a plunging, formfitting white gown with silver sequin detail along the neckline. 16 of 20 Rachel Smith John Shearer/Getty in a silver lamé gown with gathered high neck and bias-cut skirt with slit. 17 of 20 Tenille Townes Jason Kempin/Getty in a head-to-toe cherry red look with gold clutch. 18 of 20 Dan + Shay John Shearer/Getty give us iconic ketchup and mustard vibes and we're here for it. 19 of 20 Amy Grant Jason Kempin/Getty goes classic and cool in a black tank midi with leopard-print boots. 20 of 20 Gabby Barrett John Shearer/Getty goes for the gold in a teal sheath dress with gilded statement shoulders and peplum.