It’s a little bit country over here! The nation’s country stars (and the celebrities who love them) wore their sparkliest outfits to last night’s CMT Music Awards, held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Ashley Greene chose feather-covered and bead-embellished Donna Karan, Carrie Underwood wore Randi Rahm‘s silver pailette design, and Kellie Pickler picked form-fitting Herve Leger by Max Azria featuring gold hardware. See what everyone else wore to this country party in the gallery!
What’s it like to get ready with Miranda Lambert? We found out when the country star and her stylist Tiffany Gifford exclusively showed InStyle.com her primping routine before last night’s 2012 CMT Music Awards. “Miranda loved the silhouette of her red carpet dress,” Gifford said of the Georges Hobeika black strapless dress. “It was modern Audrey Hepburn, and we of course had to throw some bling and rock and roll into it with the rock star shoes.” (Check out Gifford helping Lambert with her Giuseppe Zanotti caged heels in the photo!) All the prep work paid off—she walked the red carpet with her first-time nominated band Pistol Annies and took home the award for Female Video of the Year for her song “Over You.” Way to go! See more exclusive behind-the-scenes photos in the gallery.
Kristen Bell hosted the CMT Music Awards last night, and she wore a bunch of different looks to do it! She arrived on the red carpet wearing a gold sequined-covered Reem Acra gown before quick-changing into designs by Collette Dinnigan and Monique Lhuillier. Click through the gallery to see the rest of Kristen’s stage looks from last night.