The Oscars can keep their couture and their movie stars—the CMA Awards is better, you know why? Think big hair, major drama and loads of dripping diamonds.
Celebrities such as Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood and country transplant Nicole Kidman brought their A-game to the 2014 CMA Awards red carpet on Wednesday night wearing showstopping gowns, dramatic hair and big smiles. (And no, they didn't really miss Taylor Swift.)
Check out our favourite looks from the red carpet below: