Carrie Underwood may have walked away without a trophy Wednesday night, but the show's co-host (alongside Brad Paisley) was the talk of Twitter for her gorgeous gams and her fabulous fashion.
Taylor Swift was honored with the Pinnacle Award for her career achievements.
The Band Perry
The Band Perry was up for vocal group of the year, but ultimately lost to Little Big Town.
Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert
Hot country couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert walked away with male and female vocalist of the year trophies, while Shelton's Based on a True Story nabbed album of the year.
Jason Aldean was up for three awards Wednesday night, including musical event for "The Only Way I Know," male vocalist of the year and entertainer of the year.
Shawna Thompson of Thompson Square was nominated for vocal duo of the year.
The Voice winner Danielle Bradbery was on hand to promote her forthcoming debut and to support her coach, Blake Shelton.
American Idol alum Scotty McCreery released his sophomore album, See You Tonight, in October.
Another former Voice winner (and another Blake Shelton mentee), Cassadee Pope was on hand to promote her debut album, Frame By Frame, which was released in October.
Kacey Musgraves was nominated in five categories at this year's CMA awards, including twice in the song of the year category for both her own "Merry Go 'Round" and for Miranda Lambert's "Mama's Broken Heart," which she co-wrote.
Musgraves took home the award for best new artist, beating out Lee Brice, Brett Eldredge,Florida Georgia Line and Kip Moore.
Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale stepped out in Nashville.
Colbie Caillat wore a glittering gold mini by Nicole Miller.
Country music superstar Rayna James -- err, Nashville star Connie Britton -- stepped out to support at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
The Duck Dynasty crew joined co-hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley on stage.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill
Country power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill arrived arm-in-arm.
Florida Georgia Line
Florida Georgia Line hit the red carpet with their dates -- their moms!
Hunter Hayes hit the stage with Jason Mraz while performing "Everybody's Got Somebody But Me."
Keith Urban's "Highway Don't Care" collaboration with Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift won two awards.
Kellie Pickler presented the award for vocal group of the year alongside Diddy.
Lauren Alaina donned a stunning blue Virgos Lounge dress.
Little Big Town
Little Big Town took the honor for vocal group of the year.
Rascal Flatts were among those paying tribute to Taylor Swift before she accepted her Pinnacle Award.
Sheryl Crow served as a presenter during the broadcast.
Jason Mraz and Hunter Hayes performed a duet onstage.
Lady Antebellum stepped out for a night on the town in Music City.
Seth Meyers, Alexi Ashe
Seth Meyers and wife Alexi Ashe were among the show attendees. "I always knew the day would come when I would be sitting behind Dave Grohl at the #cmaawards," Meyers tweeted.