Brooks and Dunn return to CMA Awards as host in September

Brooks and Dunn are set to take the stage as the host for the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards again this year when the event airs live Nov. 6th on the ABC network.

The two are considered one of the most successful singer-songwriter duos in country music history, and won the Vocal Duo Award of the CMAs six times between 1999 and 20905. Since their debut in 1991, Brooks and Dunn have taken home a total of 19 CMA awards – including Album of the Year and the Entertainer of the Year.

Their latest release Hillbilly Deluxe, 2005, includes the singles “Play Something Country” (which went to #1 on the billboards) and “Believe” (which reached #8 on the billboards).

The CMA Awards have aired on CBS for the last 33 years and locations for the event have ranged from Las Vegas to New York City. This year’s event will be held in Nashville – the home of country music. The first CMA Awards (which were not televised) was held in 1967 with Sonny James and Bobbie Gentry as host. There are following twelve categories presented at the awards show including – Entertainer, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Horizon Award, Vocal Group, Vocal Duo, Single, Album, Song, Music Event, Music Video, and Musician.

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