Country music stars show off their best Sunday on the red carpet at the 57th edition of the CMT Music Awards at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas.
And while Gwen Stefani isn’t exactly a country music artist, she did break the line of the music genre by getting married To country singer blake shelton, who is he A nine-time CMT Award winner during his illustrious career.
The couple, who have been a staple since October 2015 and have been married for nearly two years, will be among the stars who hit the red carpet before the ceremony, showcasing their undeniable chemistry.
While Shelton was able to enter the arena and sit back and relax with his lady, it wasn’t long before he had to get up and prepare for his performance during the ceremony.
Stefani would also perform on the CMT stage for the first time ever, in a duet with Shelton’s Carly Pearce tour opener.
The shining stars: Blake Shelton, 46, and wife Gwen Stefani, 53, showed off their undeniable chemistry on the CMT Awards red carpet at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas
Never outdone in the fashion department, Stefani, 53, showed off her gorgeous figure in a subtle gold sequin miniskirt that she matched with a white shirt under a black blazer and matching tie.
For an extra touch or two of funky, the Hollaback Girl singer-songwriter also wore black furry knee-high boots and fishnet stockings.
Sporting a unique look, the No Doubt front lady pulled her long blonde locks into a tight double bun on top of her head, along with her bold red lips.
Posing with his wife for a round of photos, Shelton, 46, posed in a mixed ensemble, consisting of blue jeans, a black blazer, a blazer, and a tie over a gray shirt.
With a penchant for western fashion, the God’s Country singer also donned a pair of brown cowboy boots, while sporting shorter hair, a scruff-like beard, and mustache.
In the end, the two stars parted ways for a moment to pose individually for the paparazzi lined along the red carpet.
Besides performing, Shelton also had the added incentive of being among the nominees, as he headed into the evening in No Body’s Video of the Year.
The Oklahoma native had previously received four nominations for Video of the Year, and in 2017 won the I Will Name the Dogs award.
Performers: Shelton headed into the evening as a nominee for Video of the Year and as a performer during the ceremony, while Stefani will also perform at the CMT Awards for the first time in a duet with Carly Pierce
Stylin’: The Hollaback Girl singer-songwriter showed off her unique fashion sense in a gold sequin miniskirt, black blazer, tie and white shirt
The Brand: Stefani also pulled off two trademark looks by pulling her hair into a double bun, and wearing a bold red lipstick
Blake’s Style: The nine-time CMT award winner is decked out in a mixed ensemble, consisting of blue jeans, a black blazer, a blazer, and a tie over a gray dress shirt.
Shelton released his latest album – Body Language – in May 2021, the twelfth of his career.
It debuted at number 18 on the Billboard 200 chart, while recording the same week It charted at No. 17 on the Billboard Top 10 Albums chart.
Body Language produced three singles between July 2020 and October 2021, including Happy Anywhere, Minimum Wage and “Come Back As A Country Boy”.
Stefani released her latest holiday album You Make It Feel Like Christmas as a solo artist in October 2017, while her most recent album with rock band No Doubt was Push And Shove in September 2012.
The 2023 CMT Music Awards were broadcast live from Austin TX on CBS and Paramount+.
Studio art: Shelton released his latest studio album Body Language in May 2021, while Stefani dropped her latest holiday record You Make It Feel Like Christmas in October 2017