Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd put their relationship on full display during their 2021 ACM Awards performance.
On Sunday, April 18, the superstar couple gave the live debut of their first official duet, “Chasing After You,” live from The Ryman Auditorium on the coveted awards show. A moment that marks not only their first-time performing the track live but also their first-ever televised performance together as a married couple.
“We’re getting to debut our first duet that we did together on the ACM Awards,” Morris explained ahead of their performance. “It’s the first thing we’ve gotten to do together television-wise. We’re really blessed to have a musical moment together.”
#ACMawards nominee @MarenMorris and her hubby @RyanHurd have us falling in love all over again! 😍🎶 Watch @CBS or @paramountplus now to see the rest of the night's performances! pic.twitter.com/0FERInLCO5
— ACM Awards (@ACMawards) April 19, 2021
Morris leads the ACM Awards nominations with 6 nods, including Female Artist Of The Year, Group Of The Year (The Highwomen), Single Of The Year (“The Bones”), Song Of The Year (“The Bones”) and Video Of The Year (“Better Than We Found It”).
The 56th ACM Awards also featured performances from Brothers Osborne, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Lady A, Ashley McBryde, Keith Urban, Gabby Barrett, Jimmie Allen, Little Big Town and more.
Additionally, the show included star-studded collaborations by Dierks Bentley feat. The War And Treaty, Miranda Lambert with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall, Chris Young feat. Kane Brown, Carly Pearce and Lee Brice, as well as Carrie Underwood & CeCe Winans. The show opener featured the live debut of Elle King and Miranda Lambert’s duet, “Drunk (And I Don’t Want To Go Home).”
Co-hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the 2021 ACM Awards took place in Music City for the second consecutive year. The three-hour awards show took place at three iconic Nashville venues, including Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. The awards show aired on Sunday, April 18 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on CBS Television Network and were also streamed live on CBS All Access.