Contact Us

Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Joke About Preparing to Host the ACM Awards

Blake Shelton Luke Bryan
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Country’s funny men Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are set to co-host the ACM Awards this year, and the duo good-humoredly admit that so far, preparations for the gig haven’t been quite as smooth as they might wish — partly because they’re so busy with their separate careers.

“There’s not much time, but there’s enough time to where we can brainstorm and put something together,” Bryan tells CMT Radio (quote via CMT News). “Blake and I, we’re gonna start spending some time on the phone and talking stuff out. At the end of the day, I mean, whatever the writers write, Blake and I will have to say it, but we’ll certainly have a lot of input to do funny things.”

From what we gathered from a joint interview the pair gave to CMT Connected, newcomer Bryan is going to need more help than Shelton, who’s a veteran host. “We’re here to talk about this upcoming ACM that Blake is letting me host with him,” Bryan began before losing the thread of what he wanted to say. “To hold the audience while …” he resumed haltingly, then trailed off before finally saying, “That’s a good setup, ain’t it?”

“You see how screwed I am?” Shelton quipped. “That was his suggestion for the monologue, actually … I just don’t think it’s gonna work.”

All kidding aside, Shelton acknowledged that Bryan has had some good suggestions for the show. “I have ideas,” Bryan allowed. “Monologue, no — but ideas, I’ve got.”

The 48th Annual ACM Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, April 17. The show will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Next: What's Luke Bryan's Real Name?

More from KIX 105

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxkx.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Better Country KIX 105.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Better Country KIX 105.7 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!