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Brad Paisley Isn't Hosting the CMA Awards This Year After a Decade — Here's Why


After 11 memorable years, it seems the CMA Awards wanted to switch things up for 2019. For the past decade, country music sensations Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have stood side by side to host the biggest night in country music, but fans should know that this year's award show won't mimic that trend. Unfortunately, Brad has been benched for the upcoming award show. So, why is Brad Paisley not hosting the CMA Awards? Scroll down for everything we know!

Why is Brad Paisley not hosting the CMA Awards?

Brad isn't hosting the CMAs this year because the award show decided to replace his emcee stint with all women! Instead of Brad hosting alongside Carrie this year like he always does, she will be accompanied by guest-hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, two longtime female country music legends, instead. Poor Brad...