Ashley McBryde will be hosting an awards show for the first time ever! As People shares, it was announced on Friday that McBryde would be one of the co-hosts for the 2020 CMT Music Awards, and the singer opened up about how she feels about her exciting new role!
McBryde says fans are "going to enjoy" the night
McBryde made a statement about her upcoming gig as co-host— a position she will be sharing with Sarah Hyland and Kane Brown. "I am beyond excited, and maybe a little nervous, to host an awards show for the very first time," she said. "Luckily, it's not all about me."
"It's about celebrating badass music videos and the brilliant men and women that help us create them," she continued. "I've loved watching and being part of this event in the past and I think the fans are really going to enjoy what we have planned for them. It's going to be a blast!"
McBryde represents "best and brightest" in country music
McBryde's inclusion in the roster of co-hosts prompted CMT's senior vice president of music and strategy, Leslie Fram, to make a statement! "We are thrilled to welcome Ashley as our third and final host for the 2020 CMT Music Awards!" Fram said. "She rounds out our hosting trio perfectly and signifies the best and brightest of a new generation of country talent."
"Between our hosts and our all-star lineup of presenters," Fram continued, "this year's show promises to deliver one of a kind performances and appearances from the year's biggest stars at a time when we all could use an extraordinary night of fantastic music."
The nominees for the CMT Music Awards were announced last month, including Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban, Luke Combs, and Miranda Lambert. And as People mentions, some of the presenters will include Demi Lovato, Jessica Chastain, Idina Menzel, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, and Taylor Swift!
There's also some big-name artists set to perform, like Dan + Shay, Halsey, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, and Shania Twain. Tune in to see who takes home an award this year when the 2020 CMT Music Awards air on October 21!