“It's an incredible honor to welcome Carrie, Reba and Dolly to the CMA Awards stage this year,” Sarah Trahern, the CMA chief executive officer, announced in a press release on August 19.
She continued, “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.”
“Let’s go girls,” Dolly, 73, wrote on Twitter. “I’m so excited to be joining @carrieunderwood and @reba to celebrate the legendary women of country music as a guest host of this year’s CMA Awards.”
Carrie has co-hosted the CMA Awards with Brad Paisley for the past 11 years, but this year is all about the women. "As a fan of all 3 of these amazing women, I can’t wait to watch,” Brad, 46, reacted to the news.
Together, Carrie, Dolly, and Reba, 64, have had a total of 22 wins in CMA history, 11 were for Female Vocalist of the Year.
The final nominees for the November 13 show will be announced on August 28.
What do you think about Carrie, Reba, and Dolly sharing hosting duties? Sound off in the comments below!