Entertainment Music Country Miranda Lambert and Boyfriend Anderson East Make Red Carpet Debut at the ACM Awards The pair started dating in December By Jeff Nelson Jeff Nelson Instagram Twitter Jeff Nelson is a Staff Editor at PEOPLE. For nearly a decade, he has worked across the brand's entertainment verticals, reporting on breaking news and writing and editing across platforms, as well as securing A-list cover exclusives, including Barry Manilow's coming out and an at-home interview with Madonna. Jeff has appeared as an expert on Good Morning America, Extra, HLN and SiriusXM, as well as at RuPaul's DragCon as a moderator. He studied magazine journalism at Drake University, graduating with a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 3, 2016 08:15 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Rick Diamond/ACM2016/Getty Miranda Lambert and Anderson East‘s relationship is red carpet official! The couple hit up the Academy of Country Music Awards together Sunday night, walking the step-and-repeat and posing for pictures before making their way inside. Lambert, 32, and fellow country star East, 27, began dating in December, five months after she and Blake Shelton announced they had divorced. Don’t miss a beat of country music news, photos and videos! Click here to get all this and more in the PEOPLE Country Newsletter. Last month, a source told PEOPLE, Lambert “is extremely happy and content with how her life is proceeding,” post-split. “She’s having a great time living and working within a creative community.” Hours after the couple’s red carpet debut, Lambert picked up an ACM award for female vocalist of the year.