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Paisley, Underwood get special (CMOH) treatment

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 – Hosts with the Most: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, a spotlight exhibit featuring stage costumes worn by Paisley and Underwood when they hosted the 2010 Country Music Association Awards last November, will open Jan. 18 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

The exhibit will feature a black ensemble worn by Paisley, including a John Richmond jacket with gold-beaded lapels; and a pleated tulle ballerina dress, embellished with 15,000 rhinestones, worn by Underwood. The gown was designed by Georges Chakra, who used a traditional Turkish embroidery technique called sarma that was highly prized in the court of the Ottoman Empire.

The November telecast marked the third consecutive year that Paisley and Underwood co-hosted the CMA Awards. Paisley was named CMA's Entertainer of the Year that night.

osts with the Most: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, which is included with regular Museum admission, will remain open through June 30.

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