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CMA Awards to open with a tribute to country music legend Loretta Lynn

Country Music Association Award It will begin with a tribute to country music legend Loretta Lynn, who died on October 4 at the age of 90.

Lynn entered the music business at an early age, and in 1971 released “Cole Miner’s Daughter”, the song she was best known for in her career. She won the CMA Award for Female Singer of the Year in 1967, 1972 and 1973. His other hits include “Once on the Way,” Somebody Somewhere, and “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’.”

There will be a handful of performances at the award show. Kelsea Ballerini is set to take to the stage to sing “You’re Drunk, Go Home” with Kelly Clarkson and Carly Pearce, as well as “Wait in the Truck”, a duet between Hardy and Laney Wilson. Zac Brown will team up with Jimmy Allen and Marcus King for the band “Out in the Middle”.

Other performers who took the stage that night include luke bryanMiranda Lambert, Carly Pierce, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen, who will sing their hit “You Proof”.

The CMA Awards are set to honor Loretta Lynn with a top of the show tribute.

The CMA Awards are set to honor Loretta Lynn with a top of the show tribute.
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Peyton Manning and Luke Bryan ‘Get In Sync’ for CMA Awards: ‘It’s Not Good’

When it comes to hosting the show, Brian and Peyton Manning Excited to have fun together on stage and not at all nervous about show night.

Bryan, who hosted the show in 2021, couldn’t pass up a chance to poke a little fun at his co-host this year, pointing to Manning’s increased involvement in commercials and several other TV appearances.

Brian explained, “I’m definitely not upset about Peyton and him messing up because he’s got this TV stuff.” “Just watch the Super Bowl, he accounts for 83% of all Super Bowl commercials. The funny thing about the night is that there’s always the beauty of being the host. It’ll be fun for Peyton and I in the moment.”

One element of the night Brian can’t get enough of is the energy he feels when he hosts on stage. He compared the energy he felt when hosting a host to the energy professional athletes might feel when stepping out on a basketball court or football field, to the sense that an audience is cheering for him.

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning look forward to getting on stage together to co-host the show.

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning look forward to getting on stage together to co-host the show.
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“You get excited. Not to make silly analogies, but to me, it’s like going to a big football game, and the energy is coming out and starting the show, telling some funny jokes, some of the entertainers. cashing in there,” explained Brian. “The room is a magic thing, and it’s up to us to be natural and have fun, and for the people in the house to really see that we don’t really take ourselves too seriously, but we take the night very seriously.” From.”

Manning and Brian, Those who have been friends for a long time have no problem making jokes at each other’s expense.

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“Luke and I played golf together in Indianapolis years ago before he was playing a charity fundraiser for this children’s hospital that I am very attached to,” Manning said. “A lot of golf courses, sometimes you’ll show up in shorts, and they’ll say, ‘Hey you have to wear long pants,’ but this was different, because you could wear shorts to this club, but Luke showed up in pants, But those were very tight pants. I’m like, ‘Luke you can’t wear those tight pants in here.’ We cut them, and they became very tight shorts.”

Added Brian, “A great memory is when, in fact, I played at Mile High Stadium and Peyton came out and Brandon Stokely and he, who played together for years, got a football backstage in the locker room and Peyton just hit Stokely in the head. Would beam with it whenever he wasn’t looking, and it was fun to watch them both torture each other.”

Manning and Brian, who have been friends for a long time, don't mind making jokes at each other's expense.

Manning and Brian, who have been friends for a long time, don’t mind making jokes at each other’s expense.
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CMA is scheduled to air on Wednesday, November 9.