Maren Morris Is Hoping For Her “Greatest Year” Yet Following Divorce From Ryan Hurd

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Maren Morris is ready for a fresh start as she embraces a new chapter following her divorce from fellow musician Ryan Hurd.

Maren Morris Is Looking Forward to Her “Greatest Year” Yet

The Grammy-winning artist recently turned to social media to share a message resonating with hope and optimism as the New Year unfolds. On her Instagram Story, Morris shared an inspiring quote that hinted at the personal journey she is embarking on in 2024.


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The excerpt, originally posted by the account @third_eye_thirst, read “2024 will be deeply personal. It will be the long-awaited apology to yourself.”

“Nothing and no one will keep that from you. You are about the walk into the greatest year of your life,” the quote continued.

Morris chose not to add further commentary to the post, leaving fans to speculate the significance of these words. Many followers interpreted the message as an indication that Morris is seeking the light at the end of the tunnel after the end of her marriage, which was confirmed last year.

About Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd’s Divorce

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd’s love story began in 2014 when they first crossed paths during a song-writing session, and their connection deepened over the years. The couple became engaged in 2017 and married one year later. After five years of marriage, Morris ultimately filed for divorce from Hurd on Oct. 2, 2023 in Tennessee, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the divorce according to documents that were obtained by PEOPLE.

Despite the overwhelming attention from the public, Morris appears to be navigating this challenging period with grace and resilience, hinting at a personal journey of healing and self-rediscovery in the upcoming year.

Morris’ Rollercoaster Year

In 2023, Morris experienced a rollercoaster of events, with one notable incident making headlines when she was rumored to be departing from the country music scene. Speaking to the LA Times in September, Morris commented on her feelings toward the country music industry, touching on the unpopularity of her political views within the genre.

“I thought I’d like to burn it to the ground and start over, but it’s burning itself down without my help,” she stated. These remarks spiraled into the conclusion that Morris will be parting ways with country music.

However, Morris later clarified the situation during an interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, denying the rumors about her exit from the country music industry. She explained, “I don’t think it’s something you can really leave because it’s a music that’s in me. That’s what I grew up doing. That’s the music I write, even if I’ve been kind of genre-fluid my whole career, you can’t scrub the country music out. So, it was very hyperbolic.”






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