As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the Nation Music Affiliation revealed on Monday, August 1, that Bryan will return to host for his second consecutive yr. Nonetheless, this time round, he will probably be joined by the previous Indianapolis Colts quarterback, who will probably be serving as host for the primary time.
“Once I was requested if Peyton Manning is somebody I might take into account co-hosting with, I didn’t hesitate,” mentioned Bryan in an announcement (by way of THR). “We now have turn out to be nice pals by way of the years, and what he brings to the desk is gonna make it much more of a blast. I do know he’s been to the CMA Awards earlier than, however he’s by no means been with me. Hey Peyton, I hope you’re prepared for the evening of your life!”
Whereas that is his first time presenting the CMA Awards, Manning does have earlier internet hosting expertise. He hosted the ESPY Awards in 2017, and he at present hosts Peyton’s Locations, a documentary collection about soccer on ESPN+, the place he interviews gamers, coaches, and celebrities.
“I’m such an enormous fan of nation music, so to have the possibility to face amongst so many extremely proficient artists is an absolute honor,” Manning said.
This yr’s ceremony will happen on the Bridgestone Area in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 9. The nominations will probably be introduced at a later date. Bryan himself is a two-time winner of the CMA Awards’ most coveted prize for Entertainer of the Yr.
56th Annual CMA Awards, Wednesday, November 9, 2022, ABC