Bringing out her best looks! The 2023 CMT Awards are in full swing and the biggest stars in country music know how to rock a red carpet. These musicians ditched their guitars in favor of dresses and suits as they arrived at the star-studded event on Sunday, April 2, and these ensembles absolutely turned heads.
Hosted by Kelsea Ballerina and kane brownthe annual event is held at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, and some household names will appear as the night goes on.
“It’s going to be a completely different awards show,” Kane joked. CBS News before the big event, which usually takes place in Nashville. “Everyone usually goes home to Nashville right after. … After other award shows, we all have after parties, everyone goes out, you can go see everyone, tell them how well they did on the show. We’re going to get to do that this year.”
This year marks the third time the “Blindside” singer has hosted the show, but this time it’s quite special as Kelsea is having a powerful year following the February 14 release of her Rolling up the welcome matPS.
“Here is my healing journey. Here is my heart. Here is my truth. I’ve never been so open, I’ve never been so bold, and I’ve never been so proud of my art,” the Tennessee native shared via social media as she released the six songs, which apparently tell the story of her divorce. of morgan evans. So, with love and respect, I am rolling up the welcome mat. Six song story and short film available now. Happy Valentines Day.”
Following the big launch, Kelsea rocked the stage with her heart tour first and even made a special Saturday night live performance earlier this month. She will also be taking the CMT stage to perform.
This is also the third time Kane has hosted the show! Like co-hosting him, the “Grand” singer is having a great 2023. He’s teamed up with his wife Katelyn Brown for the song “Thank God”, which reached number 1 on the radio charts in several countries. Kane will also pull double duty as the host of the CMT Awards. and performing the hit single with her partner.
When it comes to performances, Blake Shelton, Carly Pearce, cody johnson, keith urban and lainey wilson, among others, will also rock the stage. But, before the show begins, Scroll through the gallery and see photos from the star-studded red carpet arrival.