The Country Music Association is shaking up the setup for the 2019 CMA Awards. Longtime awards show hostCarrie Underwoodwill return -- but she won't haveBrad Paisleyby her side. Instead,Reba McEntireandDolly Partonwill act as guest co-hosts on a night that will find the organization celebrating country music's legendary female figures.
The 2019 CMA Awards will be broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13 at 8PM ET on ABC. The CMA announced its plans to have Underwood, McEntire and Parton host on Monday morning (Aug. 19), though exact details of the plans to highlight women throughout the ceremony have not yet been revealed.