ABC announced that Luke Bryan is going to host the CMA Awards on November 10.
The American Idol judge will be hosting the award show for the first time in the shows history. Bryan has proven to be extremely entertaining on Idol.
“The CMA Awards is one of the biggest nights of the year for country music,” Bryan, 45, said in a statement. “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.”
Bryan is also nominated for Song of the Year.