Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, went directly to the fans today via Facebook to announce that they would be returning to host "Country Music's Biggest Night(tm)" for a fourth time in 2011. "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"We couldn't ask for better hosts than Carrie and Brad," said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "They have the unique qualities of humor, talent, credibility, and natural rapport that makes them a hit with the fans and the industry audience. The CMA Awards are in great hands with Brad and Carrie at the podium."
"Hosting the CMA Awards the past three years has been an incredible experience -I love it," said Underwood. "I'm so honored to be asked back with my friend, Brad. The creative process of getting ready for the show is a blast, and I look forward to sharing Country Music's Biggest Night with all the fans!"
"It's hard to believe this will be our fourth year to host the CMA Awards - it's such an honor to be invited back," Brad added. "I love working with Carrie, she's a class act and a complete balance to my non-class act. I'll try my best to not mess it up."
Be sure to save the date and tune-in to "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" on Wednesday November 9th as Brad & Carrie are sure to present a fun-filled, entertaining evening.