Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley, whose album, Up on the Ridge, was up for Best Album, sported curly locks. Bentley used only a pomade to hold his curls in place as he rocked the audience.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, ACM's 2011 Entertainer of the Year, showed off her light brown hair with loose tendrils. Loosely curl the front and top of the head with a large barrel iron then sweep gently to one side.