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Carrie Underwood, Jessie James Decker, and more stars on the CMA red carpet

Kerry Justich
Yahoo Style

It was the 10th year in a row that Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have co-hosted the Country Music Awards, but Wednesday night’s show was anything but predictable.

From the highly anticipated performances (Maren Morris collaborating with Niall Horan, Reba McEntire, Kelsea Ballerini, Pink, and more) to the incredible fashions on the red carpet, the biggest names in country music came together for a rockin’ night. Well, except for one singer who said she might have to head out early.

Pregnant with her third child, Jessie James Decker told the Morning Breath, “I might stay half the show, but I definitely won’t stay the whole way through.” Why? The 29-year-old hilariously admitted that she’d get hungry and would need to take off her shoes.

In the meantime, she camouflaged whatever shoes she had on with a gorgeous off-the-shoulder burgundy gown. Click through to see the rest of the night’s best dressed.

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Carrie Underwood

For the 10th year in a row, Underwood hosted the event alongside Brad Paisley. The singer had multiple outfit changes, but she turned it out with her first ensemble, in a deep shade of purple. The off-the-shoulder silhouette showed some skin, but she covered up with long sleeves and a floor-sweeping hemline. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jessie James Decker

Pregnant with her third child, Decker admitted to the ladies of the Morning Breath that her threshold for events of this kind is pretty low, despite her enthusiasm for the performers. “I might stay half the show, but I definitely won’t stay the whole way through.” She said she would get hungry and need to take her shoes off. (Photo: Getty Images)

Keith Urban

The singer, set to debut a song titled “Female” inspired by the Harvey Weinstein scandal, looks relaxed in a lamé suit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Brad Paisley

The award show’s co-host and his wife shine on the red carpet. (Photo: Getty Images)

Miranda Lambert

Lambert channels Cinderella in a sheer and sparkly blue gown. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kellie Pickler

The singer kept things flirty with a lace and sequin black dress. She made the piece even flashier with green feathers on the hemline. (Photo: Getty Images)

Luke Bryan

Bryan quickly changed out of his red carpet attire and into a coated denim jacket for his performance. (Photo: Getty Images)

Brett Eldredge in Joseph Abboud

The singer looks dapper in a big bow tie. (Photo: Getty Images)

Niall Horan

The former member of One Direction wears a stylish suit before his debut CMA performance. (Photo: Getty Images)

Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum

The band was color-coordinated, with a hint of red in each of their looks. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pink and her daughter, Willow Sage Hart

Pink’s performance was one of the more highly anticipated of the night, and her outfit definitely didn’t disappoint. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ruby Rose

The actress sticks to her edgy roots in a sparkling metallic halter dress. (Photo: Getty Images)

Karlie Kloss

Having just run the New York Marathon, Kloss cleaned up nicely in a sheer red dress. (Photo: Getty Images)

Danielle Bradbery in Leanne Marshall

The singer told the Morning Breath that she was walking a certain way on the red carpet so that the dress looks its best. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott McCreery

McCreery is rocking a suit made by Ryan Seacrest’s own label. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Ray in Zara

The singer went with a high-low look, pairing a Zara suit with some David Yurman jewelry. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alexandra and Drake White

Drake was the more accessorized of the pair, rocking a hat, bracelet, and dream catcher-inspired necklace. (Photo: Getty Images)

Meghan Linsey

The star shined in a bedazzled black off-the-shoulder dress. (Photo: Getty Images)

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

Country’s favorite couple did not disappoint, in black-and-red coordinated ensembles. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cameron Duddy, Mark Wystrach, and Jess Carson of Midland

Midland might be Jessie James Decker’s favorite band, but they’re everybody’s first pick when it comes to red carpet fashion. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hunter Hayes

The singer looks calm and cool in a plaid printed jacket, although he admitted to the Morning Breath that he usually downs a 5-Hour Energy before hitting the red carpet. (Photo: Getty Images)

William Michael Morgan

Wearing a Country Rebel belt and Dior cologne, Morgan tells the Morning Breath that he “wears a hat everywhere” he goes. But he does take it off to shower. (Photo: Getty Images)

Reba McEntire

The 62-year-old looks beautiful in a dual-toned gray dress with embellished shoulders. (Photo: Getty Images)

Tracy Lawrence in Armani

Lawrence wears saltwater crocodile boots, with a custom cowboy hat and an Armani blazer. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lauren Akins and Thomas Rhett

The couple looked sharp in all black. (Photo: Getty Images)

Maren Morris in Francesco Scognamiglio

The singer described her look on the Morning Breath as “New Year’s Eve Barbie.” (Photo: Getty Images)

Lindsay Ell in Mr. Jonathan Caine

Wearing the design of a fellow Nashvillian, Ell admits that it took her two hours to do her hair. She started getting ready at 1 p.m. to arrive on the red carpet at 6 p.m. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kelsea Ballerini

Ballerini rocked a double-cutout dress, featuring an open back and a triangle cut at the abdomen. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chase Bryant

Bryant was hard to miss on the red carpet, in his suit jacket decorated with silver feathers. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kane Brown

As a first-time CMA performer, Brown has spoken out about breaking the stereotypes of the genre as a biracial country artist. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dustin Lynch

The singer has everyone seeing silver, in a shining monochromatic suit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Carly Pearce in Hayley Paige

The singer kept it sheer and sophisticated with a floral bodice dress. (Photo: Getty Images)

Brittany Snow

Snow stunned in a satin royal blue gown and matching clutch. (Photo: Getty Images)

Easton Corbin

It’s not the first time Corbin’s been all about the jacket. At the 51st annual ACMAs, the singer wore a pink lamé suit jacket. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mary Lawless Lee

The blogger behind Happily Grey wears a black lace bra under a mustard printed suit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Tyler Perry

Perry keeps it classic with a crisp white jacket. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lea Michele

The actress came prepared for the Tennessee heat with an embellished minidress and strappy shoes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michelle Monaghan

The actress turned heads in a sequined jumpsuit with a slash to one side. (Photo: Getty Images)

John Osborne and T.J. Osborne of Brothers Osborne

Both brothers both rocked florals with their imaginative sartorial display. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lauren Alaina

Alaina kept her look monochromatic, with burgundy earrings to match her dress. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of LOCASH

One of the more eccentric pairs of the night, Lucas wore a royal blue suit, while Brust mixed it up with an animal print. (Photo: Getty Images)

Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts

None of these men shy away from patterns and velvet. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town

They’re the squad that everybody wants to be a part of. The members of Little Big Town all look suited and booted for the big night. (Photo: Getty Images)

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