Country's Cutest Couples Step Out at the CMA Awards: See the Photos
KELSEA BALLERINI & MORGAN EVANS
Though she admitted they probably spent "like less than 30" percent of their first year of marriage together, Ballerini and her husband looked smitten on the carpet at Wednesday night's CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
CARRIE UNDERWOOD & MIKE FISHER
Baby makes three for the second-time parents-to-be, who walked the carpet with big smiles before Underwood revealed the baby-on-the-way is a boy!
MICHAEL RAY & CARLY PEARCE
The new couple adorably made their red carpet debut. “I just walked the carpet with the most beautiful woman — Miss Carly Pearce — for the first time,” Ray told PEOPLE. “We took some photos…we’ve been drinking wine [and] hanging out, just taking it in. It’s country’s night to party.”
GARTH BROOKS & TRISHA YEARWOOD
Brooks proved he's the "best date ever," fluffing his wife's collar on the carpet.
MAREN MORRIS & RYAN HURD
Morris and Hurd showed the couple that shines together, stays together.
BRANTLEY GILBERT & AMBER COCHRAN
The high school sweethearts shared their secret to marriage success with PEOPLE: “I just listen," he said, then quickly backpedaling, “Okay, I lied to you. I try to listen.”
JASON & BRITTANY ALDEAN
The Aldeans, also expecting baby No. 2, made room for Brittany's baby bump in their red carpet shots.
BRIAN & BRITTNEY KELLEY AND TYLER & HAYLEY HUBBARD
The Florida Georgia Line guys are never at an awards show without their lovely wives.
THOMAS RHETT & LAUREN AKINS
"So proud of you honey," Akins shared in an Instagram ahead of the couple's trip to the CMA Awards.
CHRIS LANE & LAUREN BUSHNELL
SCOTTY MCCREERY & GABI DUGAL
“She’s my biggest fan, but at the same time she couldn’t care less — which is awesome,” McCreery told PEOPLE of his wife of five months. “I get home and she’s like, ‘Just go take out the trash and do the laundry.'”
LAUREN ALAINA & ALEX HOPKINS
The country starlet was happy to show off her engagement ring from Hopkins, who proposed in July.
RUSSELL & KAILEY DICKERSON
The couple shared a sweet smooch for the cameras.
ABBY LAW & DAN SMYERS AND SHAY MOONEY & HANNAH BILLINGSLEY
The guys of Dan + Shay both tied the knot last year, and brought their brides along to the show.
FRANKIE BALLARD & CHRISTINA MURPHY
Another newlywed couple, Ballard and Murphy goofed off for the cameras.
DIERKS BENTLEY & CASSIDY BLACK
Ahead of his performance, Bentley hit the carpet with his wife of nearly 13 years.
WALKER & LANEY HAYES
The singer made a point to point out his lovely wife.
KANE BROWN & KATELYN JAE
Brown and Jae married just three weeks ago, but managed to make it from their honeymoon to the CMA Awards.
JORDAN DAVIS & KRISTEN O'CONNOR
The couple kept it color-coordinated for Wednesday night's awards.
GRANGER SMITH & AMBER BARTLETT
The singer and his wife of eight years made it a date night.
JON PARDI & SUMMER DUNCAN
Pardi recently told PEOPLE how his girlfriend joins him on the road — and she joined him at Wednesday night's CMA Awards, too.
MINDY ELLIS & CRAIG CAMPBELL
Another couple who had a little fun with photographers during their walk down the carpet.
RODNEY ATKINS & ROSE FALCON
The new parents made it an adorable date on Wednesday night.
BRETT YOUNG & TAYLOR MILLS
Young opened up about the couple's Nov. 3 nuptials and subsequent honeymoon on the carpet, telling PEOPLE the lovebirds were "chasing the sun" for two weeks before coming to Nashville for the CMA Awards.