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Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley to host CMA Awards for 6th year

August 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have found a niche for themselves: For the sixth consecutive year, the duo will co-host the CMA Awards.

The announcement was made on "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock," which aired on Monday night.

"Carrie and Brad are the consummate hosts," said Ed Hardy, president of the CMA board of directors, in a statement. "They have the respect of our industry, artistic credibility, critical acclaim, and a quick-witted, genuine rapport that makes them popular with our audience and the viewers at home."

The 47th annual CMA Awards will take place Nov. 6 on ABC7. The show will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.