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The Country Music Awards is known as the most sparkle and hat-friendly red carpet on the awards circuit. But this year, dresses were generally tasteful and/or cute? Interesting move, Nashville. Thankfully, the hats were just as varied and strangely chosen as they usually are. Sometimes, it's the bucket-hat-to-facial-hair ratio that really makes an impact; sometimes it's the simple decision of "nah, no hat. Not today. Today is an American flag bandana day." Below, find the most beautiful gowns as well as the most questionable toppers.