Carrie Underwood Pays Tribute to Country Music Legends With Her ACM Awards Performance

After belting out her iconic hit, "Before He Cheats," to kick off the ACM Awards on Sept. 16, Carrie Underwood took the stage again as she paid tribute to some country music legends. The "Drinking Alone" singer performed popular songs by Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, and Dolly Parton at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Wearing a stunning red gown, the country queen brought the house down with her breathtaking performance, proving her Entertainer of the Year status. Watch Underwood — whose upcoming Christmas album, My Gift, is set to be released on Sept. 25 — honor her favorite female country stars below.