15 of the Cutest Couples on the CMT Music Awards Red Carpet
“Nashville’s biggest party” was also Nashville’s biggest date night! Several of country music hottest stars used the opportunity to step…
Luke Combs and Nicole Hocking; Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CMT
“Nashville’s biggest party” was also Nashville’s biggest date night!
Several of country music hottest stars used the opportunity to step out on the town with their significant other by their side. The love birds were quite the highlight of the CMT Music Awards red (blue) carpet.
From Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, to Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher, to Kane Brown and an adorably pregnant Katelyn Jae, here’s a rundown of 15 of the cutest couples at the show here.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.