Red Carpet Spotlight: The 2012 CMA Awards

In was a night filled with glamour, great performances and an unforgettable red carpet at the 46th Annual Country Music Awards gala, held on November 1st at the Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tennessee. The country stars stepped out for the big event looking their best while sporting spectacular gowns and precious accessories. And just like it usually happens in these particular fashionable scenarios, some of the celebrities attending the ceremony made for flawless red carpet appearances that are meant to be remembered. We picked the ladies that impressed us most during the eventful night, and we are ready to share the fashion scoop with you today. Here are the most perfect red carpet looks spotted at the 2012 CMA Awards.


It was only fair to open the celebratory red carpet list with the lady that took home the biggest awards of the night during the 2012 CMA Awards. Miranda Lambert collected the “Song of the Year and “Female Vocalist of the Year” awards, looking gorgeous in a champagne colored Maria Lucia Hohan gown. The country superstar accessorized her delicate dress with Sutra jewelry, including a beautiful pair of emerald green earrings, and finished the look with a fancy up do and complementary make-up.

Country music legend, Faith Hill, stepped out on the red carpet for the 2012 CMA Awards donning a  black column Roland Mouret gown, featuring ivory cap sleeves and a high neckline. The singer styled her dress with Bottega Veneta heels and a black Roger Vivier clutch. Neil Lane jewels and beautiful wavy locks complemented her appearance.

Country music sensation and former One Tree Hill star, Jana Kramer looked stunning as she walked the red carpet for the 2012 CMA Awards on Thursday night. The young artist chose an Anthony Franco couture gown for the special event. Her black dress featured a plunging neckline, a leather waist and a floor-length skirt covered in intricate beads. Soft waves and a flawless make-up finished off the fabulous look.


We couldn’t possibly be talking about a country music award ceremony without mentioning the young and always beautiful Taylor Swift. The country star took on the red carpet looking stunning in a nude Jenny Packham floor-length gown, featuring some exquisite red floral lace appliques. Taylor teamed her precious gown with a pair of Jimmy Choo heels and Neil Lane jewelry. Super soft curls with straight bangs, and her signature red lips complemented the flawless appearance.


Carrie Underwood took onto the co-hosting duties for the 2012 CMA Awards for the fifth year in a row. The beautiful country singer, that was also nominated for the “Female Vocalist of the Year” award, flaunted her perfect figure on the red carpet in an outstanding Reem Acra ivory gown. Her chiffon floor-length dress featured a plunging neckline, covered by splendid black sequin floral appliques. Carrie further styled the gown with gold jewelry, a Daniel Swarovski gold leather Bel Air clutch, and a feminine side part ‘do.


Hayden Panettiere, currently starring in the ABC’s hit country series entitled Nashville, was also a guest attendee at the 2012 CMA Awards. The actress was amongst the few stars that opted to switch the classic floor-length gown, for a super flattering mini number. Her beautiful Georges Chakra Couture water green Charleston dress, featuring lines of pearls and fringe, was styled with a L’Dezen diamond bracelet and complementary green heels and clutch. A side-part bun and a natural make-up provided the finishing touches.


Pretty Little Liars actress, Lucy Hale, was one of the most ravishing appearances of the night at the 2012 CMA Awards. The young star stepped on the red carpet looking flawless in a Moschino Resort 2012 white lace gown, embellished by delicate black sequins. Her cowl-neck floor-length gown was accessorized with a black Kotur clutch, matching black Nikki Baker earrings, and a House of Lavande black ring. A bold red lip color, red nails and a curly side ‘do, finished off the stunning appearance.