True Country vs. New Country Style: Vote!

Do you like Gretchen, Faith and others down-home or decked out? Weigh in – then see the results in PEOPLE's Country Music Special issue, on newsstands Oct. 13.

JO DEE MESSINA

At an Atlanta music festival, Messina rocks the stage in ripped jeans (left). But at the Academy of Country Music Awards, she ramps things up in a multi-patterned ruffled skirt and leather vest.