PHOTOS: The Best, Worst & Wackiest Fashions At The CMA Awards


Nov. 11 2010, Published 9:12 a.m. ET

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The stars were out for the 44th Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tennessee, dressed in the best, worst & wackiest fashions. has picked the wardrobe winners and the sinners in this special photo feature.

From country music’s hottest stars to their famous plus ones, there was no lack of glitz, glamour or gaudiness!

Taylor Swift was the style star of the evening, hitting the carpet in red hot fashion!  The country cutie showed off her legs-for-miles in a high slit, sweetheart strapless gown, which she paired with nude strappy heels and Neil Lane jewels.

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Talk about Country Strong Gwyneth Paltrow, who has been promoting her upcoming movie in Nashville, showed us her sexiest side, wearing a dangerously sexy cutout one-shoulder gown, which featured a dramatically high slit.

Her onscreen protégé, Leighton Meester (who is always a wild card on the red carpet) looked pretty in a patterned maxi dress, which featured a rise and fall hemline.

While Sheryl Crow looked sensational from the waist up, we couldn’t get over her hideously patterned hemline!

Carrie Underwood, who played hostess at the annual awards show for the third consecutive year, usually hits swanky red carpet events in metallic a la, mode or perfectly pink numbers, but tried something a little different this time.  The newlywed American Idol stunned in a midnight hued Talbot Runhof strapless gown from the Fall 2010 collection, which featured intricate ruffle detailing.

Katherine Heigl experienced a fashion flop in blue mermaid-style Farah Angsana gown, which she paired with Jimmy Choo glitter heels and a shockingly platinum 'do DON’T.

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Nicole Kidman kept it simple and sophisticated, wearing a wondrous white lace Dolce & Gabbana cocktail dress, which featured a scalloped hemline.

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