The country music star, 28, traded her signature center-parted hairstyle for a set of rounded, eyebrow-grazing bangs and a glossy blowout. She rocked an edgy, all-black outfit of sequined shorts, a tank with silver chain embellishments, black booties and statement earrings.
The blonde songstress, who is currently finishing up her fourth album, is set to co-host the Country Music Association Awards on November 9th with fellow country superstar Brad Paisley.
"We've been kind of texting different ideas back and forth," she told Hollywood Reporter on the iHeartRadio red carpet. "We're gonna start working on our promos, our commercials and stuff, and it's gonna be good. We haven't had any big sit-down meetings yet, but we will."