Carrie Underwood

Host Biography

Since first appearing on the CMA Awards to perform her hit "Jesus, Take the Wheel" in 2005, following her American Idol win, Carrie Underwood has become a beloved fixture at the CMA Awards. She is back again to join Brad Paisley as they celebrate their 11th consecutive year of co-hosting the CMA Awards together.

"I think I can speak for both of us when I say that we are extremely excited to be back hosting the CMA Awards," said Underwood. "Each year we work harder so that we can help present the best show possible."

Underwood has won six CMA Awards to date:

CMA Horizon Award (now New Artist of the Year) (2006)
CMA Female Vocalist of the Year (2006, 2007, 2008, 2016)
CMA Single of the Year (2007 for "Before He Cheats")

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