With Carrie Underwood as a primary host for the CMA Awards this year, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire will be guest-hosting alongside her.\r\n \tCountry singer Brad Paisley usually co-hosts alongside Underwood for the CMAs. It is not known why he isn't co-hosting this year.\r\n \tThe ceremony will air live on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThis year's Country Music Association Awards will be hosted by Carrie Underwood, alongside the legendary Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire! The press release for the awards says it will be \u201ccelebrating legendary women in country music throughout the ceremony.\u201d\r\n\r\nCMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern talks about the upcoming CMA Awards ceremony. \u201cIt\u2019s an incredible honor to welcome Carrie, Reba, and Dolly to the CMA Awards stage this year,\u201d she says. You can watch the 2019 CMA Awards on ABC at 8pm ET. The show will broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13th.\r\n\r\n\r\n2019 CMA Awards Celebrating Women In Country Music\r\n\u201cIn addition to awarding the year\u2019s best and brightest in the game, the 53rd Annual CMA Awards will celebrate the legacy of women within country music, and we couldn\u2019t think of a more dynamic group of women to host the show,\u201d Trahern continues.\r\n\r\nThe final nominees for this year's CMA Awards ceremony will take place on August 28th on Good Morning America. The ceremony will air live on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and we're so excited to see some of our favorite women host and perform that evening!\r\n\r\n\r\nCountry Singer Brad Paisley Is Not Hosting The 2019 CMAs\r\n\r\n\r\nCountry star Brad Paisley usually co-hosts for the CMA Awards alongside Underwood. Paisley's representatives did not respond for a comment as to why he's not hosting this year. Most noteworthy, he did share some words of encouragement for the 2 new hosts this year.\r\n\r\n"As a fan of all 3 of these amazing women, I can\u2019t wait to watch," Paisley says in a tweet, referencing the new CMA hosts announcement.\r\nWatch: 2019 Country Music Awards Hosts Announced\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/BRHtWuFcsjU\r\n\r\nWe'll be sure to update everyone on the awards of that evening in November!\r\nDid you know that Garth Brooks refused to play at the CMAs unless he could sing a love song to his wife?