The hosts of the upcoming Country Music Awards (CMA) are revealed and they are none other than Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. Underwood and Paisley will team up for the eighth time in eight years!
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The two country singers will host the Country Music Awards in November as hinted during the airing of ABC’s CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock special. The special featured Underwood and Paisley’s best hosting moments from the previous years.
The hosts are both Country Music Awards winners since they began their careers. In fact, Underwood bagged five CMA Awards since winning the reality singing contest American Idol. Her awards include Female Vocalist of the Year for three consecutive years- 2006, 2007 and 2008. She also won Single of the Year in 2007 and took home the Horizon Award in 2006.
Paisley, 42, has an impressively long list of CMA Awards. He has won Male Vocalist of the year in three straight years-2007, 2008 and 2009. He also bagged the Horizon Award in 2000, Music Video of the Year for four different music videos he produced and Musical Event of the Year for several titles including “Start a Band” a collaboration with Keith Urban. He also won Album of the Year for Time Well Wasted in 2006 and in 2010 was hailed Entertainer of the Year. He has a total of 14 CMA awards to date, making him number 5 on the list of CMA winners in the history.
Expect the announcement of the nominees on Wednesday, Sept.9 . The 49th annual Country Music Awards will be airing live from Nashville on Nov. 4, 8 pm on ABC.