VOTE: Which was Carrie Underwood's Best CMA Style?

11/12/2009 at 11:18 AM ET

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Carrie Underwood kicked off tonight’s CMA Awards red carpet in a glittering Theia siren gown that shouted sex appeal. But the show’s host was quick to reveal, “I’m not going to keep this one on all night!” She explained, “I’m supposed to have nine [costume changes] during the show.” And did she ever! From the frothy green Ina Soltani stunner to silver sequined short-shorts ensemble by Roberto de Villacis, a ruffled-up orange Ina Soltani stunner and purple floral embroidered confection, the looks just kept on coming all evening long. Tell us: Which of our favorite five of her looks is your favorite of the night?

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Me on

I think Carrie Underwood is beautiful. I really hated the way she looked in the silver shorts during the awards show. I don’t know why, but she looked very strange on stage (with the way she was walking and standing during the performance. I think she could have done better with that outfit. But she is still as beautiful as ever.

LBW on

I just watched the video of her performing in the purple shorts. The writer said that to make sure the audience noticed the shorts, Carrie pushed her pelvis at the crowd like it was a snow-plow. And she did! Totally cracked me up. Times have changed.

Lori on

Carrie is beautiful no matter what but those shorts really just looked like “underwear” – wasn’t classy or sexy.

Stella Varnell on

None of her outfits looked good. She reminded me of Yosemite Sam in that shorts outfit with that thing behind her making her look so bow legged. She needs a new stylist….or look in the mirror.

rexy on

Carrie Underwood is beautiful and can get by with wearing the shorty shorts! Way to go Carrie!

Eduardo on

She looked good in all of them. She is just so hot and beautiful that she can pull anything off. All you are haters and get with the times.

tiffany on

i thought that carrie looked better in the shorts than that green dress and the orange dress,not that she didn’t look good in all of them,she did.
she should have won an award,really sad that she didn’ the carrie.good job

larry on

carrie was completely over looked she is a true entertainer. who cares whar she wears,its her voice that we like.
not like the so called entertainer of the that can’t carry a note in a bushel basket. how she ever got a recording contract is beyond me

lynne on

Carrie Underwood is talented and does not have to stoop to the low level she did last night in the silver hot pants. It was awkward and mortifying to watch. It was a Brittany Spears style, undignified move, far beneath Carrie’s talent and ability. I hate to see country music performers lower themselves to Hollywood/pop star standards.

Amber on

Carrie looked absolutely stunning in every single dress…people who are saying she isn’t classy, idk what their looking at but that girl has class, thats for sure! The short shorts was a costume for the performance and she looked great!

Carrie is great, she should have won FVOY!

Just Me on

I think that Carrie’s voice is so much better then the new so called Entertainer of the Year.
Taylor Swift’s songs all sound the same. She is more hard rock then country. She needs to get a life and go to rock. Carrie is truly the Female Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year in my book!!!

helen nitzsche on

I understand that Carrie has the #1 song as well as #1 video, but while I’m definitely not a prude, I’m really disappointed that she has chosen to go the MTV route with a sleazy video which portrays a truly gifted artist as a sex symbol. Obviously she’s a beautiful woman, but God gave her a talent we all enjoy. I’d like to she her keep it classy and keep it about the music. Country has more to offer in people we’d like to see our children emulate, it doesn’t need to sink to MTV level.

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I loved the green dress that she wore! It was my favorite of the night. Stunning…truly

GhostOfHalston on

I like the ensemble with the shorts, it showed her having some FUN. All the other outfits looked stale and plain by comparison. HOT, HOT, HOT!

judy on

Carrie looked good in all the outfits. She is a very beautiful young lady.

Joe on

Carrie took the cake with her silver short shorts! She’ll be bigger than britney or madana ever was for sure! Loved the way she pushed her pervis toward us with the beat! Go carrie!

Cami on

I think Carrie looked incredible in the silver shorts. Don’t you people get it!! It’s an image that is supposed to be bigger than life. Her other dresses were boring. The silver shorts where hot and fresh and the top was amazing!!

romeo on

I completely agree with Carrie’s new sassy look in those shorts. She is beautiful and talented. How do you think Madonna created her image and became a world wide star? Carrie looks edgy and modern. Her costumes in her new Casanova video are hot!! You go Carrie!! Who is this designer Devillacis??

Meredith on

I personally don’t see why people are saying Carrie isn’t classy because she wore those shorts. They weren’t that short! Plus, she had something over them. That whole song/performance was that exactly; a performance. Do you think you’d ever see Carrie wearing that outfit in real life? No! She wouldn’t. It’s a persona for that song, so she picked an outfit that fit the persona. I personally think it was stunning.
I loved the embroidered dress more. It was breathtaking. She looks gorgeous in alll of her outfits though. She always looks gorgeous. & she can sing too! She’s 100% flawless.

Melissa on

Carrie looks stunning in every outfit! My favorite is the silver red carpet dress though. That was amazing. She is classy and beautiful and a nice person, and the comments here by some people are just mean. Her CMA performance was incredible and she was not dressed inappropriately!

Carrie should have won Female Vocalist. Taylor can’t sing her way out of a paper bag: she is so off key! Carrie sings circles around her!

Judy on

I think Carrie is a beautiful girl and can wear anything and look gorgeous in it. I was not fond of the shorts, but it goes along with the acting she is doing while singing that song.
She reports that she can do things on stage that she would never be caught dead in on the streets.

brooke on

jeese some of you people are really mean i can’t believe you wrote some of that stuff and by the way i loved carrie in the orange dress

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