There’s nothing higher than pup time! After Maren Morris misplaced Album of the Yr on the 2022 Nation Music Affiliation Awards, she discovered consolation in her four-legged companion.
The “Bones” songstress, 32, shared an Instagram Story snap of her white German Shepherd, June, on Wednesday, November 9, shortly after departing the CMAs.
Morris, who married Ryan Hurd in 2018, initially adopted her candy pup in 2016. “I rescued this woman from beneath a porch 5 years in the past earlier than the Keith [Urban] tour and she or he’s nonetheless the good, most stand-offish chick I’ve ever met. Oh and there’s my canine, June. 🐶,” she beforehand captioned a Could 2021 Instagram tribute to the canine.
The “Circles Round This City” artist, who scored a coveted Album of the Yr nod for her file Humble Quest, made a short look on the Bridgestone Area for the ceremony. The Texas native finally misplaced the class to Luke Combs and was seen applauding the 32-year-old crooner in the course of the present all through his acceptance speech.
Whereas the “Center” performer was excited to see her album acknowledged on the 56th annual CMAs, she beforehand performed coy if she’d attend nation music’s huge evening.
“I’m very honored that my file is nominated. However I don’t know if I really feel [at] dwelling there proper now,” Morris instructed The Los Angeles Instances in September, referring to her social media drama with Brittany Aldean. “So many individuals I really like might be in that room, and possibly I’ll make a game-time determination and go. As of proper now, although, I don’t really feel snug going.”
She added on the time: “Some nights are enjoyable. Others I’m simply crawling out of my pores and skin. I’m not good at these occasions as a result of I’m awkward. However this time I sort of really feel peaceable on the notion of not going.”
Aldean, 33, initially made headlines earlier this 12 months after evaluating her childhood “tomboy” part to gender transitions. Morris swiftly chimed in, calling out the boutique proprietor’s problematic messages.
“I used to be extraordinarily stunned. I, in saying my response, I by no means thought that there was something mistaken with it,” Aldean — who attended the CMAs with husband Jason Aldean — defended her remarks on Tucker Carlson Tonight in September. “I believe I’m advocating for youngsters. I believe that youngsters shouldn’t be allowed to make these life-changing choices at such a younger age. They don’t seem to be mature sufficient.”
Each Brittany and Morris have continued to again their very own sides, with the “Drunk Women Don’t Cry” vocalist even launching themed merch primarily based on the YouTube character’s disses. Morris’ shirts have since raised greater than $150,000 for GLAAD’s Transgender Media Program and the Trans Lifeline.