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CMA Awards 2016: 10 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments

From Carrie Underwood’s all-female band to some god-awful fashion decisions – the good, the bad and the ugly of the 50th CMAs

The 50th CMA Awards had viral performances, heartfelt speeches and surprise cameos (Beyoncé!). Not surprisingly, it ran well past its usual three-hour run time, a rarity for the slickly produced show. But the overage was worth it – mostly. Fans were treated to thrilling Keith Urban guitar fireworks, an underdog upset by Brothers Osborne and recreations of some of the best songs in country music's history. But they also had to endure some god-awful fashion choices and a monologue that fell short of the mark. Here's the good, bad and what-were-they-thinking moments of the 2016 CMAs.

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