Kelsea Ballerini Rocks Sequin Crop Top, Purple Mini Dress & More At 2022 CMT Awards

Despite testing positive for COVID-19 & not being able to attend the 2022 CMT Music Awards in person, Kelsea Ballerini was still the hostess with the mostest in her gorgeous outfits.

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Kelsea Ballerini looked gorgeous as the host of the 2022 CMT Music Awards on April 11. The 28-year-old singer, unfortunately, could not attend in person because she has COVID-19 but luckily that didn’t stop her from looking fabulous from the comfort of her own home. She attended the red carpet from her driveway wearing a sequin bustier crop top with a Michael Kors suit featuring a pair of high-waisted white trousers and an oversized blazer with sequin lapels.

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Kelsea Ballerini looked stunning a purple mini dress with a beaded floral hem at the CMT Awards on April 11. (Mark Humphrey/AP/Shutterstock)

As for her first show look of the night, she slipped into a spaghetti strap purple mini dress with a plunging neckline and a beaded, floral hem.

Kelsea took to Instagram earlier in the day on April 11 saying, “A couple days ago I tested positive for COVID. The CMT Awards are tonight, so unfortunately I cannot be there in person anymore, and I am devastated. I’m gutted. The good news is that I’m feeling a lot better.”

Luckily, Kelsea felt good enough to still host the show along with co-host, Anthony Mackie, 43. Anthony was joined by in-person host, Kane Brown, who took Kelsea’s place at the show. Kelsea looked fabulous despite being under the weather, plus, she even managed to still perform.

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Kelsea Ballerini performing. (Mark Humphrey/AP/Shutterstock)

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In the photo, Kelsea rocked a flowy white peasant dress with three-quarter sleeves while her blonde hair was down in loose waves. She gushed about working with the brand in a statement, “I’ve been a fan of COVERGIRL for as long as I can remember. I’ve always had an iconic tube of COVERGIRL mascara in my makeup bag, and I even wrote in my journal at age 14 that one day I dreamed of being a COVERGIRL.”

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