Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, who comprise one of country music’s hottest duos, Florida Georgia Line, are set to host the inaugural television broadcast of the American Country Countdown Awards, airing live Monday, December 15th from 8-10 pm ET live/PT tape-delayed on Fox.
With their high energy and larger-than-life personas, these superstars are sure to bring down the house when they take the stage for their first times as hosts. Broadcast live from the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, the two-hour show will honor the year’s best country music with awards, performances, special moments and additional surprises. Country music’s biggest stars will participate in the show and also pay tribute to the first-ever “NASH Icon” award winner.
“Brian and Tyler are incredible artists and friends with undeniable chemistry that will make them the perfect hosts for the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards.”
American Country Countdown Awards is based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks distributed by the Westwood One division of Cumulus and celebrating its 41st year. Launched in 1973, the radio show now airs on more than 280 radio stations in 155 markets, covering 90% of the country.
“Brian and Tyler are incredible artists and friends with undeniable chemistry that will make them the perfect hosts for the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards,” said Mark Bracco, EVP, Programing and Development, dick clark productions.
The American Country Countdown Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro (CEO, dick clark productions), Mike Mahan (President, dick clark productions), Bracco, John Dickey (Executive Vice President of Content and Programming, Cumulus) Richard Godfrey (“MTV Europe Music Awards”), and Tom Forrest (“CMT Crossroads”) are executive producers. Baz Halpin is co-executive producer.