TWO-TIME CMA ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR LUKE BRYAN
TO HOST 'THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS'
Country Music's Biggest Night(TM) Airs LIVE Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 8/7c on ABC
The Country Music Association and ABC have announced Country Music superstar and "American Idol" judge Luke Bryan will host "The 55th Annual CMA Awards." Country Music's Biggest Night broadcasts LIVE from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch the brand-new CMA Awards promo clips HERE and HERE.
"The CMA Awards is one of the biggest nights of the year for Country Music," says Bryan. "Being asked to host the CMA Awards was definitely something I put a lot of thought into before answering. The pressure that comes along with that can be overwhelming, but knowing I get to help honor and celebrate so many of my friends, I knew it was something I couldn't turn down. I mean, growing up in Georgia, I remember watching Vince Gill, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Rogers, Barbara Mandrell, to name a few. They were so good. And then becoming a part of this amazing Country Music family and sitting on the front row while Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Darius Rucker ...