If looks could kill, well... a handful of the following celebrities would be dead right now.
We think we passed along the true meaning of that saying, but you may want to look it up to be certain.
The main point here is that the 2019 Country Music Association Awards have aired from Nashville, with the top artists in this industry walking the red carpet before the festivities got underway.
Who looked the best? Who looked really awful?
Scroll down to question and compare now!
Miranda Lambert at 2019 CMAs
Hot stuff in hot pink! That describes Miranda Lambert in this red carpet ensemble.
Martina McBride at 2019 CMAs
Martina McBride went all colorful on the red carpet. We're sort of in love with this outfit.
Reba McEntire at 2019 CMAs
All hail the country music queen. Reba McEntire sure looks the part here, doesn't she?
Brandi Carlile at 2019 CMAs
Who needs to wear a dress? Not Brandi Carlile, not when she has this shimmering green suit to wear.
Danielle Bradbury at 2019 CMAs
We're seeing red! And we love what we're seeing in this picture on Danielle Bradbury, don't you?
Colbie Caillat at 2019 CMAs
She's so sparkly! What do you think here of Colbie Caillat's choice of ensembles?
Hannah Brown at 2019 CMAs
Hannah Brown is not a country artist. But she still snagged an event, looking quite elegant, as you can see here.
Maren Morris at 2019 CMAs
Oh, yes, that's a baby bump, folks! Maren Morris is pregnant on the red carpet.
Dolly Parton at 2019 CMAs
We told you this ceremony brought out the biggest country music names. To wit: Dolly Parton!
Carrie Underwood at 2019 CMAs
Wowza! Just look at the sheer outfit Carrie Underwood rocked on the red carpet. She's gorgeous.
Pam Tillis at 2019 CMAs
Pam Tillis looked regal and proud on the red carpet of the event. Do you like her outfit?
Jennifer Nettles at 2019 CMAs
Well, this is a different look. Jennifer Nettles rocked a cape that included a promotional message.
Tanya Tucker at 2019 CMAs
Now that's an outfit! Tanya Tucker was unafraid to go bold on the red carpet.