Country music's leading ladies: Who looked best at CMA Awards?

Image: Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves AP
Country singers on the red carpet at the CMA Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, from left, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Kacey Musgraves.

Blue jeans and cowboy boots took a temporary backseat to the high fashions of the red carpet as the leading ladies of country music stepped out for Wednesday night's CMA Awards.

Host Carrie Underwood was scheduled to change about nine times during the three-hour event, so for the purposes of this survey, we've limited the women to what they wore before the show started.

Underwood takes on Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, and Kacey Musgraves. Tell us in the survey who looked best.

And check out the slideshow for the rest of the action from country music's biggest night.

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    Image: Singer Blake Shelton and his wife, singer Miranda Lambert, arrive at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee

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    Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and more of country music's biggest stars party in Nashville.

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    Singer George Strait accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 47th Country Music Association Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 6.

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    Darius Rucker -

    Singer Darius Rucker performs his hit song "Wagon Wheel" at end of the CMA Awards in Nashville on Nov. 6.

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    Singer Blake Shelton accepts the award for male vocalist of the year at the CMAs. It was his fourth time winning the award.

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    Miranda Lambert accepts the award for female vocalist of the year, also her fourth, at the CMA Awards on Nov. 6.

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    Kenny Rogers performs "Islands In The Stream" with Jennifer Nettles before he accepted the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement award at the CMAs.

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    Alan Jackson and George Strait perform "He Stopped Loving Her Today" as a tribute to the late George Jones at the CMAs on Nov. 6. Jones died on April 26.

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    Little Big Town -

    Philip Sweet, Kimberly Schalpman, Karen Fairchild and Jimi West of Little Big Town accept the award for vocal group of the year.

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    Kellie Pickler and Sean "Diddy" Combs present the award for vocal group of the year at the CMAs.

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    Carrie Underwood -

    In a break from hosting duties, Carrie Underwood performs a medley of her songs.

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    Blake Shelton, Scott Hendricks -

    Blake Shelton accepts the award for album of the year for "Based on a True Story" with his producer Scott Hendricks.

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    Sheryl Crow -

    Singer Sheryl Crow applauds while presenting the award for album of the year to Blake Shelton at the CMA Awards.

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    Taylor Swift -

    Taylor Swift, center, accepts the CMA Pinnacle Award from Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, George Straight, and Keith Urban at the CMAs.

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    Blake Shelton performs "Mine Would Be You" at the CMAs on Nov. 6.

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    Tim McGraw -

    Tim McGraw performs "Southern Girl" at the CMAs at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.

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    The Band Perry -

    Kimberly Perry, Neil Perry and Reid Perry of The Band Perry perform "Don't Let Me Be Lonely" at the CMAs.

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    Eric Church -

    Singer Eric Church performs "The Outsiders" at the CMAs.

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    Kacey Musgraves -

    Singer Kacey Musgraves accepts the award for new artist of the year at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 6.

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    Hunter Hayes, Jason Mraz -

    Hunter Hayes, left, and Jason Mraz present the award for best new artist of the year to Kacey Musgraves at the CMA Awards.

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    Florida Georgia Line -

    Florida Georgia Line performs "Round Here" at the CMA Awards in Nashville.

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    Taylor Swift -

    Taylor Swift performs "Red" at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 6.

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    Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert -

    Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert perform "We Were Us" at the CMA Awards.

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    Little Big Town -

    Little Big Town performs "Sober" at the CMA Awards on Nov. 6. The band was nominated for vocal group of the year.

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    Songwriter Jimmy Yeary, left, with songwriter Connie Harrigton and singer Lee Brice accept the song of the year award for "I Drive Your Truck" at the CMAs.

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    Hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood do their best Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus routine while introducing the next musical act at the CMA Awards.

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    Kacey Musgraves -

    Kacey Musgraves, nominated for six CMA Awards, performs "Follow Your Arrow" at the 47th Country Music Association Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 6.

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    Florida Georgia Line -

    Brian Kelley, left, and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line accept the award for single of the year for "Cruise" at the CMA Awards. The pair also won the vocal duo of the year award.

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    Show hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood perform at the CMA Awards on Nov. 6.

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    Jason Aldean -

    Singer Jason Aldean performs "Night Train" at the 47th CMA Awards in Nashville.

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    Taylor Swift -

    Taylor Swift works the red carpet decked out in a red gown for the CMA Awards on Nov. 6. Swift's latest album is called "Red" and she's nominated six times.

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    Rascal Flatts -

    Rascal Flatts members, from left, Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, and Jay DeMarcus arrive at the CMA Awards in Nashville.

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    Carrie Underwood -

    Host and nominee Carrie Underwood poses on the red carpet before the CMA Awards on Nov. 6.

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    Singer Jake Owen and wife Lacey Buchanan attend the 47th annual CMA Awards in Nashville.

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    Singer Jason Aldean in one of the entertainer of the year nominees at the CMA Awards.

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    Miranda Lambert -

    Singer Miranda Lambert, a female vocalist of the year nominee, poses on the red carpet at the 47th CMA Awards.

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    The Band Perry -

    The Band Perry, from left, Neil, Kimberly and Reid Perry arrive at the CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

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    Defending entertainer of the year Blake Shelton arrives at the CMA Awards in Nashville on Nov. 6.

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    Darius Rucker -

    Darius Rucker, whose song "Wagon Wheel" was up for single of the year, poses on the red carpet at the CMA Awards.

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    Jase Robertson, Willie Robertson -

    Jase Robertson, left, and Willie Robertson from the "Duck Dynasty" TV show pose on arrival at the CMA Awards on Nov. 6.

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    Kellie Pickler -

    Singer Kellie Pickler arrives at the Bridgestone Arena for the CMA Awards on Nov. 6.

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    Singer Jennifer Nettles arrives at the CMA Awards.

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    Tim McGraw, Faith Hill -

    Singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill attend the 47th CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

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