Country Stars Honored at the 2013 CMA Awards

The CMA Awards are hitting Nashville on Nov. 6, with Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood hosting.

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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 06: Taylor Swift attends the 47th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 6, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
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Justin Timberlake, seen on screen, congratulates Taylor Swift for winning the Pinnacle award at the 2013 CMA Awards. Click through to see more photos from the CMA's.
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Kacey Musgraves accepts the award for new artist of the year.
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Taylor Swift goes onstage to accept the Pinnacle award.
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Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, and Keith Urban appear onstage.
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CMA Awards hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley onstage with Korie and Jase Robertson, and Willie Robertson and Missy Robertson of Duck Dynasty.
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Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Philip Sweet, of Little Big Town, pose backstage with the award for vocal group of the year.
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Blake Shelton performs at the CMA Awards.
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Alison Krauss and Taylor Swift perform.
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Lady Antbellum: Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood, perform.
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Darius Rucker closes the 2013 CMA Awards with a performance of "Wagon Wheel."
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Little Big Town: Jimi Westbrook , Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Phillip Sweet perform.
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Luke Bryan performs "Drink a Beer," a song dedicated to his brother Chris , pictured left, and sister Kelly, pictured center.
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The Band Perry: Neil, Kimberly and Reid Perry perform at the 2013 CMA Awards.
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Eric Church performs at the 2013 CMA's.
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Darius Rucker sings "The Gambler" at the 2013 CMA Awards.
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Blake Shelton accepts the award for album of the year for "Based on a True Story ..."
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Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood perform a skit during the opening of the 2013 CMA Awards.
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Taylor Swift is congratulated by presenter George Strait as she accepts the Pinnacle award.
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Wednesday night was time for Nashville to celebrate its country music greats past, present and future. Taylor Swift, who hit the red carpet in a scarlet-hued flowing gown with lipstick to match, was being honored with a rare Pinnacle Award.
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