the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

Few occasions celebrate the most prominent acts in country music and the Academy of Country Music Awards. However, the occasion not only focuses on music but also the latest and the most glamorous fashion choices in the world.

Of course, some celebrities go for a more classic look, but many popular icons see the event as an opportunity to showcase the most unique and memorable fashion choices ever.

Here are some of the most exciting and daring dresses ever seen at the ACM over the years.

1. Carrie Underwood

The American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood, a famous country star, showed off her incredible legs with her amazing sequined dress during the 2020 ACM. The dress had a bold buckle design and a slit that went all the way to the hip.

2. Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini does not just make waves in the country music scene, but also in the red carpet fashion scene. She wore a long-sleeved asymmetrical red dress that featured shades of crimson to the ACM Awards.

The country singer also wore cowboy boots as a way to honor the country fashion style.

3. Maren Morris

Maren is a member of Highwomen, and had a classic dress that featured lime green designs. She completed the look with matching lime heels and a gold belt.

4. Miranda Lambert

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

Miranda Lambert has turned herself into one of the most bankable country music stars, and her glamorous vibe on the red carpet reassured her fans that producing great hits was not her only talent.

She wore an Alex Perry dress with a thin neckline that highlighted her strong shoulders, with her chic purse completing her incredible look.

5. Nicole Kidman

Okay, Nicole Kidman might not be a country star, but her husband is. She got to join Keith Urban while wearing a Christopher Kane dress that got her all the attention.

The incredible dress had delicate lace with a plunging neckline that evened-out with the statement sleeves.

6. Kacey Musgraves

Kacey went without her bra to pull off a youthful look with a Christian Cowen power suit. The sleeves of her jacket fanned out beautifully and matched brilliantly with her pants.

7. Carrie Underwood, 2019

Many Carrie Underwood fans know her for more than her undeniable singing talent. In the 2019 ACM Awards, she got a chance to let the world feast their eyes on her toned legs in a Nicolas Jebran dress.

The dress had a double thigh-high slit, accentuating her most seductive features.

8. Maren Morris, 2019

Maren was stunning during this awards ceremony, thanks to the incredible Christian Siriano dress she was wearing. The silk mini dress had a long train.

She completed the flowing look with silver-heeled sandals.

9. Rebecca Romijn

Romjin stood out during the 2018 ACM Awards by choosing to wear a peacock-like Uel Camilo dress. From the dress's design, it is clear that Camilo was paying tribute to the famously flamboyant bird.

The dress featured a lot of detail, and that gave it undeniable visual appeal.

10. Kelsea Ballerini, 2018

During the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, Kelsea Ballerini had an Aadnevik dress that featured a corset top and a billowing skirt with incredible wavy edges.

To complete the look, she had strappy white sandals.

11. Nicole Kidman, 2018

During the 2018 ACM Awards, Nicole Kidman went with a fitting Michael Kors gown which had gold sequins and an incredible open back.

The dress was the perfect match for her blonde tresses.

12. Miranda Lambert, 2018

During this event, Miranda wore a Georges Chakra dress which featured daring geometric paneling that got it a lot of attention. With a plain skirt, the top of the dress became the highlight.

She completed the look with a magenta clutch.

13. Lindsey Vonn

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

Lindsey was the center of attention at the 2018 ACM Awards with her bright form-fitting Christian Siriano dress. Her hair was styled into a great top knot, and the dress's top was complemented by a full skirt.

14. Jennifer Nettles

One half of Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles, attended the 2018 ACM Awards in a tight J. Mendel dress featuring a unique leaf design.

15. Jana Kramer

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

You might remember Jana Kramer from One Tree Hill, but some remember her for her look during the 2015 ACM Awards, where she wore a plunging neckline chevron dress.

16. Savannah Chrisley

Savannah made waves with her 2017 ACM Awards dress. The dress featured sheer paneling that showed some skin.

Thanks to the velvet-black design, the dress also had a dramatic flair to it.

17. Julianne Hough

Julianne has done it all: she has been an actress, a country singer, and a professional dancer. In the 2011 ACM Awards, she had a Randi Rahm dress that featured dark peach-colored decorations that complimented her skin tone perfectly.

18. Carrie Underwood, 2016

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

During the 2016 ACM Awards, Carrie Underwood got a lot of attention with her dress once again. She wore a dress with a flapper style and a scallop design beading that accentuated the dress's design and gave it a more elegant look.

19. Taylor Swift

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

The country and pop icon wore a breathtaking J. Mendel dress to the 2014 ACM Awards. She had a long skirt with a thigh-high slit.

20. Shania Twain

The country-pop princess went to the 2013 ACM Awards in thigh-high boots and a loose-fitting dress with billowing layers behind her.

21. Nicole Kidman, 2016

Nicole Kidman did not pull any punches during the 2016 ACM Awards. She had an Alexander McQueen dress which nobody could ignore.

The dress had sheer overlay over the length of her sleeves.

22. Miranda Lambert, 2014

The classic Randi Rahm mermaid dress with sequins and neutral tone got Miranda a lot of attention during the 2014 ACM Awards.

23. Sheryl Crow

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

Sheryl Crow was stunning in the 2014 Christian Dior dress she wore to the ACM Awards. The dress accentuated her figure with its geometric design.

She had geometric gold earrings as accessories, as well as a black clutch.

24. Kimberly Schlapman

2015's ACM Awards were truly unique for Kimberly Schlapman, thanks to her hot pink dress. Although the design of the dress was simple, the color gave it all the glamor it needed.

She accessorized her look with a black and silver clutch.

25. Cassadee Pope

the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time
the 25 daring acm awards red carpet dresses of all time

At the 2017 ACM Awards, Cassadee Pope had a beautiful dress that was decorated with cherry blossom. It was nothing short of glamorous.

What are your thoughts on these iconic outfits?