Onstage, a six-piece string section added a new layer to the arrangement. As anyone who follows him on Twitter already knows, he's not afraid to speak his mind. It is one of 2015's most arresting videos, and no one deserves this buckle more than this glorious songbird. True to form, was totally amazing, and that doesn't just include one dress. It'll be a tough race.
Miranda Lambert: Miranda Lambert was back and better than ever following a. Beginning with nothing but a microphone, banjo player and her sexy sheer black jumpsuit, Carrie slowly drew the audience in with her sultry vocals. He augmented his aesthetic by perching a black cowboy hat on his head, a touch he complemented by way of black aviator sunglasses. Underwood's hair is pretty short right now, which is because she washes it every day and wants something that can be styled quickly so she can spend more time with her son. Also, newcomer , breakout star and harmonious four-piece are frontrunners in various categories.
There's one star I turn to every time there's a country music awards show, and she never disappoints. The black top half of her outfit featured a hole right over her cleavage, but was clasped shut right beneath her neck. Urban had the easy job -- he was singing his own hooky tune and protected by his banjo. The decision to add her to the performance to the roster was met with mixed reviews. Brian Kelly wore a baby blue suit with an even lighter blue tie, a cream-coloured cowboy hat on his head. Luke Bryan: Luke Bryan always brings a sexy, fun vibe to the stage when he performs.
Shortly afterwards, Underwood was honored with the award for Performance of the Year and it was clear why. Beauties in black: Nada Taha left , Digital Programme Director and Music Director at Clear Channel Communications, stood for photos with singer-songwriter Maggie Rose right Leaving a couple of buttons open, he flashed his winning smile as he posed beside his floral miniskirted wife of four years Lauren Gregory, whose hair was trammelled into one large braid. But Morris and Eldredge were sometimes left stranded awkwardly on either side of the experienced star. Her stilettos matched her miniskirt, and intricately designed gold drop earrings dangled about her face. Long-haired duo: Honouree Chris Stapleton left stood beside his wife Morgane Stapleton right Next to her stood singer-songwriter Maggie Rose, exposing a bit of her midriff in a netted full-sleeved crop-top under which her black bra was distinctly visible. And although they added even more oomph to her amazing appearance, nothing overshadowed Underwood's powerhouse vocals, which only got stronger throughout her performance.
Her trousers matched the top, and white and brown platform shoes added a bit of contrast. The 50th annual have come and gone, but viewers are far from through talking about the winners, losers and, of course, the many amazing performers who took the stage. Underwood, meanwhile, wasted no time in mingling with the other guests, standing for the cameras with American Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian. Pharrell stayed amusingly far from the action, absorbed in his drums, for most of the song, but he joined Little Big Town at the end for additional harmonies. Thank you so much for coming out and supporting us in concert.
Onstage, Rhett performed with Larsson, who'd changed into another white dress covered in intermittent splotches of shimmering silver. Baggy black slacks obscured whatever footwear she'd pulled on, and an elaborate jewelled pendant was slung about her neck. Hayley Stommel wore a Grecian-inspired single-strap white gown top with similar loose slacks. Red buttons ran down his black untucked dress shirt, and glinted from his breast pockets. Ballerini also celebrated her win with an onstage performance that saw her in a blue miniskirt. This time, he freshened it up by starting the performance as an acoustic one.
Billy Ray Cyrus wore a star-patterned grey scarf that draped about his neck and swung down to his knees. . A shining leather jacket was flung over a black T-shirt. His wife Brittney Cole, whom he married in 2013, betrayed a slight trace of midriff via her strapless zaffre miniskirt. It must have been so fun to pick out all her outfits and plan for the evening. Strips of sheer fabric running from her neck to her waistline showed off the sides of her bust, and her skirt was cut high enough to flash her toned legs. And for that reason, she was greeted with a standing ovation from the audience.
Special guest: She was being gifted the Breakout Artist Honour that night Chris Stapleton, another honouree, let his long hair flow about his generously grown beard, having settled a camel-coloured cowboy hat on his head. Plus, Underwood has swept this category for the past four years; it's hers to lose. She seriously looks like a goddess. Black dress shoes clashed smartly with the light outfit. His wife Morgane Stapleton, whom he married in 2008, let her mane of blonde hair cascade over a blue turtlenecked jumper with flared sleeves. Brunette, blonde, blonder: Ballerini centre stood for photos with Karen Fairchild left and Kimberly Schlapman right of Little Big Town Once the event got started, even more hobnobbing occurred. Her gleaming gold high heels were a pleasant complement to her cropped platinum blonde hair.
She was joined in a duet by well known country singer Martina McBride. Her pink lipstick was the perfect complement to her colorful dress. That must have been the icing on the cake. Sitting next to each other at their tables, they lifted their awards triumphantly for the camera. At Ballerini's other side stood Fairchild's Little Big Town co-member Kimberly Schlapman, whose simple blue dress featured a ring of frills about the waist.