Country Stars’ Red Carpet Evolutions

How The Times Have Changed

So far, 2016 has been a banner year for country stars on the red carpet. From the ACMs to the Grammys, it seems like everyone has really stepped up their style game this year.

As we mentally prepare for the fierce and fabulous looks our favorite artists will debut at the 2016 CMT Music Awards, we wanted to throw it back through the years.

Check out how these gorgeous country singers’ style has evolved from their earliest appearances on the CMT red carpet to their most recent public appearances.

  1. Carrie Underwood at the 2006 CMT Music Awards and the 2016 ACCAs

  2. Dierks Bentley at the 2004 CMT Flameworthy Awards and the 2016 ACMs

  3. Kacey Musgraves at the 2012 CMT Music Awards and the 2016 ACMs

  4. Blake Shelton at the 2003 CMT Flameworthy Awards and in 2016 on The Voice

  5. Dolly Parton at CMT Giants in 2006 and at the 2016 ACMs

  6. Luke Bryan at the 2007 CMT Music Awards and at the 2016 ACCAs

  7. Little Big Town at the 2007 CMT Music Awards and the 2016 ACMs

  8. Taylor Swift at the 2006 CMT Music Awards and the 2016 Met Gala

  9. Florida Georgia Line at the 2013 CMT Music Awards and the 2016 ACCAs

  10. Miranda Lambert at the 2005 CMT Flameworthy Awards and the 2016 ACMs

Don’t miss the fun fashions at the 2016 CMT Music Awards live on June 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Writer and social-ite for CMT, lover of all things Nashville, and firm believer that Ross and Rachel were not on a break.