Reba Will Not Return As Host Of ACM Awards
September 27, 2012 at 2:01 PM (PT)
The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) has confirmed that THE VALORY MUSIC CO. artist REBA MCENTIRE will not return as the host of the 2013 ACM AWARDS, and WARNER BROS./WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON will handle the duties. MCENTIRE has been busy shooting her new television series, “MALIBU Country” in CALIFORNIA.
“REBA has hosted the ACM AWARDS a record 14 times since 1986, and we fully understand and support her decision to focus her energies on her new television project. We’ve known about this for a while and have something very special planned with BLAKE returning -- he’s got something big up his sleeve! -- that we’ll be announcing soon. Stay tuned!” said ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC CEO BOB ROMERO.
For more information on the ACM AWARDS, or the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, go to www.ACMcountry.com