Red Carpet Appearances At The 47th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards (PHOTOS)

   on April 02 2012 12:40 AM
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    Australian actress Nicole Kidman arrives with husband, country music singer Keith Urban, at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Members of the country music duo Miss Willie Brown, Amanda Watkins (L) and Kasey Buckley, arrive at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Miranda Lambert poses as she arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Actress Beth Behrs poses as she arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Shawna Thompson of Thompson Square arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian arrive at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Martina McBride arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1, 2012. Reuters
  • Red Carpet Appearances at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards
    Actress Nicole Kidman arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Marc Anthony and guest Shannon De Lima arrive at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1, 2012. Reuters
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    Singer Sara Evans arrives at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1, 2012. Reuters
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At the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards held in Las Vegas April 1, 2012, stars shone in their elaborate red-carpet ensembles.

From the sleek floor-length white dress with gold details adorned by singer Taylor Swift to Randi Rahm's liquid gold sequin and stone gown worn by Miranda Lambert, the 2012 award red carpet was a star-studded glittering extravaganza.

Featuring as the hosts of this year's ACM awards were Reba and Blake Shelton while the other stars who strutted their stuff on the red carpet included the Band Perry, the Eli Young Band, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, who had on a silver-detailed strapless nude-colored dress.

Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, on the other hand, came dressed in a custom Max Azria dress. She described the color as watermelon jolly rancher.

Other stars on hand at the event include names such as Nicole Kidman, Marc Anthony and LL Cool J.

Founded in the year 1964, the ACM awards sought to promote country music honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the industry.

Winning this year's award in Las Vegas in the different categories are:

Taylor Swift: Entertainer of the Year

Miranda Lambert: Top female vocalist

Blake Shelton: Top male vocalist

Scotty McCreery: Top new artist

Thompson Square: Top vocal duo

Lady Antebellum: Top vocal group

Four the Record, Miranda Lambert: Album of the year

Don't You Wanna Stay, Jason Aldean & Kelly Clarkson: Vocal event of the year

Start the slideshow to get a glimpse of the red carpet arrivals at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

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