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Ballerini, Evans tie the knot

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans tied the knot on Saturday in a wedding on the beach of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico before family and friends.

The singers, who were engaged almost one year ago, told People of their feelings for each other.

"With our careers, we get to do what we love, then we get to find time to be with who we love. I think that makes for a really full life - when you can do everything that you want, and then share it with someone," said Ballerini, 24.

"In the lead-up to a wedding, you ask a lot of your married friends - especially people that are in similar situations or similar age - 'Does anything change or is it just the same but a little more awesome?' Everyone keeps telling us, 'Ah, it gets better,'" said Evans, 32. "And so whatever that means, I'm looking forward to that, and it's gonna be fun."

Ballerini tweeted on Sunday, "I'm gonna love you forever. Forever and Evans, Amen." She tweeted later that morning, "Woke up to the hottest human I've ever seen wearing a ring and ate leftover wedding cake for breakfast hello marriage."

The two met in March 2016 when they co-hosted an awards show in Australia.

Ballerini just released her second album, "Unapologetically," last month. Evans, an Australian singer, is signed to Warner Nashville in the U.S. He released his debut U.S. single, "Kiss Somebody," in July. He has released one CD and two EPs in Australia.

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