• Kelsea Ballerini brought Chase Stokes as her date to the 2023 CMA Awards
• The couple was openly affectionate on the red carpet and have been candid about their relationship on social media
• Kelsea and Chase have both expressed that they’re proud to be with each other and comfortable sharing their love with their fans
Here is what happened:
Country star Kelsea Ballerini and her boyfriend, Outer Banks actor Chase Stokes, stole the show at the 2023 CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, where Kelsea was nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. Although she didn’t take home any awards that night, Kelsea stunned in a pink one-shoulder gown while Chase looked sharp in a black shirt, trousers, and a grey-accented suit jacket. They couldn’t help but show their love for each other on the red carpet, sharing cozy moments and kisses.
Kelsea and Chase have been open about their relationship on social media, sharing sweet sentiments and tributes with their fans. According to Kelsea, when you’re with someone you feel secure with and proud to be with, why not share it with the world? She also added that they are both comfortable with each other and have great communication, making it easy to be on the same page.
The couple, who softly announced their relationship on Instagram in January, has been happily together for half a year. The pair kept cozy and affectionate for their date night at the CMA Awards and have been comfortable sharing their love with fans. The awards show provided a perfect opportunity for star-studded red carpet moments, with Kelsea and Chase showcasing their love and stylish looks.