CMA and ABC have announced that two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan and NFL superstar Peyton Manning will host “The 56th Annual CMA Awards.” Country Music’s Biggest Night broadcasts live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) on ABC.
Bryan returns for a second consecutive year to host the CMA Awards, while Manning is a first-time host.
“Country Music’s Biggest Night will without a doubt live up to its expectation this year,” says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “During an evening when we celebrate the best of the best in Country Music, we are thrilled to have two award-winning hosts at the helm! I cannot wait to see what Luke and Peyton have up their sleeves, which I’m sure will be hilariously unpredictable and playfully energetic, just like the two of them.”
Final nominees for “The 56th Annual CMA Awards” will be revealed in the coming weeks. Stay tuned to CMAawards.com for more details.