Kelsea Ballerini, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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The ladies of country music are ready for their red carpet moment.

Kelsea BalleriniCarrie Underwood and more singers dazzled on the CMT Artist of the Year red carpet ahead of Wednesday night's historical show. The country music stars are going to be the focus of the show in honor of their years of dedication and talent, with their male counterparts taking a back seat for the all-female special. 

CMT announced the first ever female focused lineup on Sept. 11, which is meant to be a way of "reflect what's happening right now in culture and in the lives of our fans," said Leslie Fram, Senior Vice President of Music & Talent for CMT. 

The statement continued, "In this monumental year for women, dedicating one of the biggest nights in the genre to applaud female country artists not only solidifies our commitment, but we hope will spark a much-needed change in the industry."

To see the stars in their fashionable looks, check out the gallery below!

Tori Kelly, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Elle King, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Schuyler Fisk, Sissy Spacek, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Maren Morris, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Maddie Marlow, Tae Dye, Maddie & Tae, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Kimberly Schlapman, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Karen Fairchild, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Jackson Boyd, Alisa Fuller, Jessica Mack, Kerry Degman, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Carrie Underwood, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Hillary Scott, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Sheryl Crow, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Dierks Bentley, Evelyn Bentley, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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Martina McBride, 2018 CMT Artists of The Year

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