Taylor Swift Hair Pictures: CMA Awards 2011 Red Carpet Photos, Pics

Taylor Swift Pictures: Taylor Swift arrives on the red carpet at the 45th annual CMA Awards held at the Bridgestone Arena on November 9, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1967, Country legend Eddy Arnold ascended the steps of the CMA Awards stage to claim the first-ever CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year. Arnold's steps set forth a journey of honoring excellence – a journey that continues more than four decades later. Recognized worldwide as "Country Music's Biggest Night, the CMA Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in the Country Music industry. Each year, trophies are doled out in 12 categories, while music lovers coast-to-coast gather to celebrate America's music.

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