Walker Hayes may not have taken home a GRAMMY Award on Sunday evening, but he was smiling ear-to-ear with his wife, Laney, by his side at the show.
Hayes attended the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards with his first-ever nomination for Best Country Song for his chart-topping hit, “Fancy Like.” Chris Stapleton ultimately took home the trophy, but Hayes was thrilled to be included.
“We’re just happy to be here,” Hayes shared on social media on Sunday. “It is absolutely remarkable what the Lord can do with a song. Here’s to all the nominees and winners tonight! @recordingacademy Also… Laney looking mighty fine in pink if you ask me ”
Before entering the GRAMMY Awards red carpet, Hayes shared a photo that finds his wife standing behind him with her arms wrapped around him.
“Laney helping me not be nervous 😂😂😬,” the Alabama native captioned the adorable snapshot.
Prior to the show, Hayes shared a clip, sound tracked by his song “Life With You,” of himself putting his wife’s Tretorn sneaker on, which he captioned, “My Grammy date’s glass slipper is a @tretorn 💪 @recordingacademy.”
He’s in the midst of his headlining Fancy Like Tour and will join artists such as Kane Brown and Brooks & Dunn on the road later this year.
Additionally, the country singer recently took fans on a tour of his home on wheels in a brand-new video giving fans a glimpse at he and his family’s life on the road.
“Music’s Biggest Night” featured performances from Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Brothers Osborne, Silk Sonic, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Jon Batiste, Billy Strings, Carrie Underwood, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, Billy Strings, Aymée Nuviola, John Legend, J Balvin with Maria Becerra, Maverick City Music, BTS, Nas and more.
The coveted awards show also paid tribute to late Foo Fighters’ drummer, Taylor Hawkins, who passed away at age 50. Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt and Rachel Zegler will also honor the late Stephen Sondheim during the In Memoriam segment.
The 2022 GRAMMYs also included a star-studded list of presenters, including Kelsea Ballerini, Lenny Kravitz, Avril Lavigne, Jared Leto, Dua Lipa, Ludacris, Anthony Mackie, Megan Thee Stallion, Billy Porter, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, Keith Urban, Questlove and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez.
Hosted by Trevor Noah, the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and air on Sunday, April 3, on CBS Television Network at 8/7c.
The show is also available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.