By FactsWow Team
Posted on: 03 Aug, 2022
The Country Music Association 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.”
In a guest appearance on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Bryan confirmed the news this morning. Country Music's Biggest Night will air live on ABC on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 8:00-11:01 p.m. Eastern Time.
It is such an honor to be a part of such a historic night honoring my peers and Country Music,' says Bryan. I didn't hesitate when asked if Peyton Manning would be someone I'd consider co-hosting with.
It's gonna be even more fun with what he brings to the table since we've become great friends over the years. He's been to the CMAs before, but never with me. Hey Peyton, I hope you're ready for a night to remember! ”
Taking the stage with Luke Bryan at the CMA Awards is something Manning is eagerly anticipating, she says. As a huge fan of country music, I'm honored to have the chance to perform with so many outstanding artists.' For the second year in a row, Bryan will host the CMA Awards, while Manning will host for the first time.
CMA CEO Sarah Trahern says Country Music's Biggest Night will without a doubt exceed expectations this year. 'As we celebrate the best of country music, we are thrilled to have two award-winning hosts! Luke and Peyton have a lot up their sleeves, which I'm sure will be hilariously unpredictable and playfully energetic, just like the two of them.'
We are so excited to welcome Luke Bryan back to host Country Music's biggest night along with sports legend Peyton Manning,' says Rob Mills, Walt Disney Television Executive Vice President, Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment.
This year's star-studded show would not be complete without their dynamic chemistry and magnetic friendship.' In the coming weeks, the final nominees for 'The 56th Annual CMA Awards' will be announced.
“The 56th Annual CMA Awards” is produced by the Country Music Association. The Executive Producer is Robert Deaton, the Director is Alan Carter, and the Head Writer is Jon Macks.
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