The CMA Awards have revealed country music icons and previous winners Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will host the 54th annual event.
The pair will host the 54th CMA Awards from Music City in Nashville on Wednesday, November 11. The event will be broadcast live via ABC in America.
It will be the first time Darius Rucker takes the host duties, while Reba McEntire returns as host to the CMA Awards for the fifth year.
“I look forward to the CMA Awards every year because of the incredible performances! And the opportunity to celebrate the year in Country Music. To be invited to host this year’s awards alongside Reba — are you kidding me?! — it is an absolute honor. Even though this year will look a little different than normal. I know that we’re all eager for a night of musical celebration. This year’s show definitely won’t disappoint!” Said Darius Rucker.
“We are beyond thrilled to welcome Reba and Darius as this year’s CMA Awards hosts. Their playful chemistry and genuine warmth are exactly what we know our viewers want to see this year. We look forward to bringing fans a night of celebration, live performances and a television experience unlike any other. We cannot wait to share more details about our show in the coming weeks.” Said CMA Chief Executive Officer, Sarah Trahern.
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