SReba looks totally elegant in black velvet.
SJewel restores dignity to her home state!
STrace Adkins does classic country right!
SCarrie Underwood's dress might be a bit much at another event — belt, looking at you — but here, I dig it.
SSometimes only total bombshell will do, as Kellie Pickler knows.
SThe strangely ubiquitous Taylor Swift does 30's glamour.
SIn Julianne Hough's case "good" means "uncannily like a Barbie dress!"
SI am so torn between Shania Twain's cute, basic frock and goofy shoes!
The Bad: SOn the one hand, Reese looks amazing. On the other hand, this Nancy Reagan special feels a little "CMA costume"-y.
SEven were Miley Cyrus old enough to pull this off, it'd be unfortunate.
SNicole Kidman looks kinda sad and severe, no?
SLee Ann Womack's ombre is unhappy.
SSarah Buxton's outfit would have struck me as a very good idea when I was 13. And I was not a well-dressed 13-year-old, just very aggressively "quirky."
SSarah Buxton's second outfit: Ricky's called. It wants its Moulin Rouge costume back.
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