CMA Awards 2022: Jessica Chastain, Carrie Underwood and more take the red carpet

Stars showed up in their best looks at the 56th annual Country Music Association Awards Wednesday night.

Nominated artists and more walked the event's red carpet in elegant and creative ensembles to celebrate the biggest night in country music.

MORE: CMA Awards 2022: Early winners revealed on 'Good Morning America'

Luke Bryan is hosting the award show for the second time with Peyton Manning, who will take the CMA stage as host for the first time.

The show kicks off live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Check out some of the red carpet looks below and check back here for more as your favorite artists continue to arrive on the carpet.

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Jessica Chastain

PHOTO: Jessica Chastain attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn. (Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Jessica Chastain attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn. (Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Carrie Underwood

PHOTO: Carrie Underwood attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Carrie Underwood attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning

PHOTO: Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)

Lainey Wilson

PHOTO: Lainey Wilson attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Lainey Wilson attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Miranda Lambert

PHOTO: Miranda Lambert attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Miranda Lambert attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Reba McEntire

PHOTO: Reba McEntire attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Reba McEntire attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Wynonna Judd

PHOTO: Wynonna Judd attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Wynonna Judd attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins

PHOTO: Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Ashley McBryde

PHOTO: Ashley McBryde attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Ashley McBryde attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)

Breland

PHOTO: Breland attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Breland attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Katy Perry

PHOTO: Katy Perry attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Katy Perry attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Carly Pearce

PHOTO: Carly Pearce attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Carly Pearce attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Elle King

PHOTO: Elle King attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Elle King attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Maddie and Tae

PHOTO: Maddie Font and Tae Kerr of Maddie & Tae attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Maddie Font and Tae Kerr of Maddie & Tae attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)

Caitlyn Smith

PHOTO: Caitlyn Smith attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Caitlyn Smith attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Danielle Bradbery

PHOTO: Danielle Bradbery attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Danielle Bradbery attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Lionel Richie and Lisa Parigi

PHOTO: Lionel Richie and Lisa Parigi attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Lionel Richie and Lisa Parigi attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

The Brothers Osborne

PHOTO: T.J. Osborne and John Osborne of Brothers Osborne attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: T.J. Osborne and John Osborne of Brothers Osborne attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Megan Moroney

PHOTO: Megan Moroney attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Megan Moroney attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)

O.N.E. The Duo's Tekitha and Prana Supreme

PHOTO: Tekitha Supreme and Prana Supreme of O.N.E The Duo attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Tekitha Supreme and Prana Supreme of O.N.E The Duo attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Davis/WireImage via Getty Images)

Madeline Edwards

PHOTO: Madeline Edwards attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Madeline Edwards attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Sara Kauss/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker

PHOTO: Eric Decker and Jessie James Decker attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Eric Decker and Jessie James Decker attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Jason Aldean and Brittany Aldean

PHOTO: Jason Aldean and Brittany Aldean attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Jason Aldean and Brittany Aldean attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Kelsea Ballerini

PHOTO: Kelsea Ballerini attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Kelsea Ballerini attends The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady A

PHOTO: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady A attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady A attend The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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