Proof That Big Country Hair Is Officially Over
It wouldn't be a country music awards show without Underwood wearing at least one show-stopping, sparkly gown and she let the dress take center stage thanks to her softly tousled lob.
She definitely went big for the CMAs in November, but Musgraves proved she can do sleek and chic just as well with this dramatic straight style. Hey, who said a center part couldn't be attention-grabbing?
Looking for a new hairdo to compliment your new breakover? Why not try some soft, messy waves, a la Lambert? Then nothing will distract from your toned legs …
Since Kidman is at the ACMs to support husband Keith Urban, it makes sense that she would want to keep things low-maintenance on the hair front — after all, it wouldn't do to steal attention from Urban's impeccable highlights.
MADDIE AND TAE
Nominees Maddie and Tae get their hair-do drama from a pair of modern looks (a super-messy braid for Maddie and a sleek top knot for Tae), because nothing says “girls night” like a look that lets you dance 'til dawn.
Sure, Alaina definitely went big this year — with big curls, that is — but the whole effect is a little more “Old Hollywood Glamour” than “hair even bigger than Texas.”
Morris stuck with her signature beachy waves for the ACMs red carpet, and frankly, we've never been more desperate in our lives to know someone's styling secrets. (It looks so effortless!)
How do you keep a ballgown from looking a too princess-y? Take a cue from New Vocal Female winner Ballerini and let your skirt do all of the poofing. Besides, how else are you going to show off those earrings?