Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are clear favourites among Country Music Association (CMA) bosses - the pair will host the ceremony for the third time in a row this year (10).
Underwood and Paisley joined forces in 2008 and 2009 to MC the annual prizegiving, and CMA bosses announced on Thursday (26Aug10) they're sticking with the duo.
The 44th annual CMA Awards are scheduled to air from Nashville, Tennessee on 10 November (10).