Carrie Underwood is set to host the 53rd annual CMA Awards along with Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton
Carrie Underwood will host The 53rd Annual CMA Awards.
The news was shared by the Country Music Association on Monday morning.
It was also announced that special guest hosts and Country Music Hall of Fame members Reba McEntire, 64, and Dolly Parton, 73, are also included to celebrate legendary women in Country Music throughout the ceremony.
Back for more: Carrie Underwood will host The 53rd Annual CMA Awards. The news was shared by the Country Music Association on Monday morning. Seen in June
Hello Dolly! Dolly Parton, left, will be a guest host for the show as will singing great Reba McEntire, right
Carrie, 36, has co-hosted the CMA Awards since 2008.
The show broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on November 13 on ABC.
Combined, the three hosts hold 124 CMA Awards nominations and 22 total wins, 11 of which are for Female Vocalist of the Year, according to a press released from CMA.
In addition, the three stars hold a combined 14 nominations in the Entertainer of the Year category, with Parton receiving the award in 1978 and McEntire winning in 1986.
With her love: Carrie posing with her husband Mike Fisher with whom she has two children: Jacob Bryan Fisher and Isaiah Michael Fisher
‘It’s an incredible honor to welcome Carrie, Reba and Dolly to the CMA Awards stage this year,’ says Sarah Trahern, CMA chief executive officer.
‘In addition to awarding the year’s best and brightest in the genre, The 53rd Annual CMA Awards will celebrate the legacy of women within Country Music, and we couldn’t think of a more dynamic group of women to host the show.’
Final nominees for The 53rd Annual CMA Awards will be announced on August 28 live during ABC’s Good Morning America from their Times Square studio in New York and via livestream following the broadcast.
Just come from this: She has just delighted audiences at the Grande Ole Opry
Underwood has won seven CMA Awards, has sold 64 million records worldwide and recorded 26 No. 1 singles, 13 of which she co-wrote.
‘The 53rd Annual CMA Awards’ is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer. Alex Rudzinski is the director, and David Wild is the head writer.
The first CMA Awards Banquet and Show was held in 1967.
The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast for the first time – making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television. The CMA Awards have aired on ABC since 2006. ABC is the network home of the CMA Awards and CMA’s other two television properties, ‘CMA Fest’ and ‘CMA Country Christmas.’
Always so busy: Parton was last seen in late July during the the Newport Folk Festival 2019, it’s 60th anniversary, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island