Kristin Chenoweth lights up the 53rd CMA Awards in a pink gown while accompanied by Josh Bryant

She’s best known for her iconic musical theater performances and originating the role of Glinda in Wicked.

But Kristin Chenoweth has also cultivated a country music persona throughout her career, so it was only fitting that she was one of the guests at the 53rd Country Music Association (CMA) Awards on Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee.

The 51-year-old singer and actress was joined by her musician boyfriend Josh Bryant.

Pretty in pink: Kristin Chenoweth, 51, showed off her gown and its lacy train as she attended the 53rd CMA Awards on Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, with her boyfriend Josh Bryant

Pretty in pink: Kristin Chenoweth, 51, showed off her gown and its lacy train as she attended the 53rd CMA Awards on Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, with her boyfriend Josh Bryant

Kristin looked lovely in a pale pink dress dress that exposed one shoulder and was adorned with fuzzy pink decorations streaks of silver sequins that resembled bouquets from afar.

The 4ft11in singer’s outfit included a massive swell of its pink lace train, which followed behind her.

Her sleeveless outfit highlighted her fit arms, and she paired it with a pair of sparkling silver shoes.

She had her platinum blonde tresses styled straight and resting gently over her lacy collar. 

Flowery: Kristin looked lovely in a pale pink dress dress that exposed one shoulder and was adorned with fuzzy pink decorations streaks of silver sequins that resembled bouquets from afar

Flowery: Kristin looked lovely in a pale pink dress dress that exposed one shoulder and was adorned with fuzzy pink decorations streaks of silver sequins that resembled bouquets from afar

Close behind: The 4ft11in singer's outfit included a massive swell of its pink lace train, which followed behind her

Close behind: The 4ft11in singer’s outfit included a massive swell of its pink lace train, which followed behind her

Trim figure: Her sleeveless outfit highlighted her fit arms, and she paired it with a pair of sparkling silver shoes

Trim figure: Her sleeveless outfit highlighted her fit arms, and she paired it with a pair of sparkling silver shoes

The Broadway star was set to take the stage to present during the ceremony.

On Instagram, Kristin shared some behind-the-scenes photos of her preparations for the country awards.

One photo featured her dramatic pout in profile as she got made up prior to the show.

‘Getting @cma Awards ready with lip pouts and @lizzobeeating,’ she captioned it, referencing Lizz’s Truth Hurts that played on her Instagram Stories.

A subsequent snap showed off her dress’ train before she put it on.

‘Glinda is ready for the red carpet,’ she wrote, reference her character from Wicked, who was famous for her pink dress.

Getting ready: On Instagram, Kristin shared some behind-the-scenes photos of her preparations for the country awards

Getting ready: On Instagram, Kristin shared some behind-the-scenes photos of her preparations for the country awards

Lacy: A subsequent snap showed off her train before she put it on. 'Glinda is ready for the red carpet,' she wrote, reference her character from Wicked, who was famous for her pink dress

Lacy: A subsequent snap showed off her train before she put it on. ‘Glinda is ready for the red carpet,’ she wrote, reference her character from Wicked, who was famous for her pink dress

Kristin’s boyfriend Josh Bryant looked effortless dapper as he joined his date at the show.

He was dressed in a smart black suit and a slim black necktie, and he rocked a short beard.

Josh is a musician best known for his lead guitar work in the country group Backroad Anthem. 

The couple were first linked in August 2018 when they were seen holding hands at LAX airport near Los Angeles.

In June of this year, Kristin told Us Weekly that she didn’t have any immediate plans to tie the knot with Josh.

‘I don’t know if I need a ring,’ she said. ‘I just need the commitment, and I got that. Snap.’ 

Back in black: Kristin's boyfriend Josh Bryant looked smart in a well-tailored black suit with a slim black tie

Back in black: Kristin’s boyfriend Josh Bryant looked smart in a well-tailored black suit with a slim black tie

No rush: The couple were linked in August 2018, and Kristin has said she's not concerned about getting a ring as long as there's commitment between the couple

No rush: The couple were linked in August 2018, and Kristin has said she’s not concerned about getting a ring as long as there’s commitment between the couple

CMA Awards 2019 Winners and Nominees

 Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsey Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves – WINNER

Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Luke Combs – WINNER

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) and Producer(s))

Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett

Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood

Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay

Desperate Man, Eric Church

Girl, Maren Morris – WINNER

New Artist of the Year

Cody Johnson

Midland

Carly Pearce

Ashley McBryde – WINNER

Morgan Wallen

  Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

“Beautiful Crazy,” Luke Combs – WINNER

“Girl,” Maren Morris

“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton

“Rainbow,” Kacey Musgraves

“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Single of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Mix Engineer(s))

“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne

“Girl,” Maren Morris

“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton – WINNER

“Millionaire,” Chris Stapleton

“Speechless,” Dan + Shay

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Midland

Old Dominion – WINNER

Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay – WINNER

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

Musical Event of the Year

Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, “All My Favorite People”

Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs, “Brand New Man”

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton, “Dive Bar”

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road (Remix)” – WINNER

Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell, “What Happens in a Small Town”

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) and Director(s))

“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne

“Girl,” Maren Morris

“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton

“Rainbow,” Kacey Musgraves

“Some of It,” Eric Church

Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor – WINNER

Paul Fraklin

Mac McAnally

Ilya Toshinsky

Derek Wells

 

 

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