Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Young, HARDY, Dan + Shay, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce, Mickey Guyton, The War and Treaty and many other country stars dazzled on the red carpet at the first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards on Thursday evening (September 28), hosted at the legendary Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.
Artists walked the red carpet in shimmering gowns, vibrant wardrobe pieces, signature cowboy hats and more. Some of the women showed of their growing baby bumps — including Jessie James Decker, expecting Baby No. 4, and Gabby Barrett, who announced last month that Baby No. 3 is on the way — and Lauren Alaina flashed her gorgeous engagement ring as she walked the red carpet with her fiancé.
The first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards, hosted by Little Big Town, honored some of the biggest artists in the genre, including Wynonna Judd, Toby Keith, Dan + Shay, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll, Morgan Wallen, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, HARDY and others. Major categories throughout the evening included Album of 2023, Song of 2023, Group/Do of 2023, Female and Male Artists of 2023 and Artist of 2023, among others. See PEOPLE’s list of winners here, and see some of the most stunning red carpet looks below.