For the first time in more than a decade, a serious alternate has been made within the hosting role at the CMA Awards—Carrie Underwood will return to host the 2019 CMA Awards, but longtime hosting partner Brad Paisley will no longer fragment the stage with her this November.
Underwood will work as a change with two assorted legendary country females, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, with a view to honor the iconic girls of country tune at some stage within the evening. And that looks true fine with Paisley.
Recognizing that this sigh year is all about lady vitality, Paisley infamous, “As a fan of all 3 of those unprecedented girls, I can’t wait to appear,” on Twitter.
Although his sentiment appeared somewhat gracious, it’s laborious to affirm that he is doubtless going to genuinely abilities the level to from the target audience POV this year. How could maybe he no longer, with such unprecedented skill on stage?
Plus, the fans—whereas overwhelmingly supportive of the alternate—are sweetening the grief for Paisley, leaving candy feedback on social media letting him know they’ll be very contented to comprise him return to his standard hosting gig. “We are mad too but you better be abet,” told one fan, whereas multiple others known as out, “Miss you!”
The 2019 CMA Awards air on ABC at 8PM ET on Nov. 13. Underwood and Paisley first co-hosted the CMAs in 2008 and rapidly received hearts with an without issues comedic chemistry. Their 11-year speed falls 2d to Vince Gill‘s 12 years as the exhibits host. McEntire is a steady host at each the CMA Awards and ACM Awards, and Parton has hosting abilities as effectively.
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