Maren Morris Skips CMA Awards Red Carpet, Shows Up Late Just To Hear Album Of The Year Announcement

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It looks like  Maren Morris decided to attend the CMA Awards after all… but she did skip the red carpet and only stayed for a few minutes.

In the wake of her very public twitter beef with Brittany Aldean, (which you can read about in-depth HERE), she previously mentioned that she was reconsidering attending the show, even though shew was nominated for Album of the Year for her Humble Quest record.

It was also the first time she wasn’t nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year for the first time in six years, and the album award ultimately went to EOTY Luke Combs for Growin’ Up.

According to People, Maren and her husband, Ryan Hurd, showed up just in time for the album of the year category to be announced.

They stayed for that portion of the show, gave Luke a standing ovation when he won, and then departed the venue.

And while there are no red carpet photos or anything of that nature with her look for the night, she did share a peak at her outfit over on Twitter, saying:


In a previous interview with the LA Times, Maren spoke about the current, ongoing Twitter feud she’s been in with Jason and Brittany Aldean.

And when asked about the possibility of seeing the Aldeans there, Maren said that she didn’t feel “comfortable” going, and that she didn’t enjoy it last year (and I do understand that part):

“Honestly, I haven’t decided if I’m gonna go. I’m very honored that my record is nominated. But I don’t know if I feel home there right now.

So many people I love will be in that room, and maybe I’ll make a game-time decision and go. But as of right now, I don’t feel comfortable going.

I think I was more sad going last year. Some nights are fun. Others I’m just crawling out of my skin.

I’m not good at those events because I’m awkward. But this time I kind of feel peaceful at the notion of not going.”

Now that there’s a whole year between now and the next show, maybe they can put their differences aside and all be able to stand in the same room together for a few hours in 2023.

The Aldean’s attended both the red carpet and full CMA show, with Brittany stunning in a floor-length silver sequin gown:

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock