Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will return for a second year as hosts of CMA Fest, the three-hour special set to air again on ABC on August 8th at 8 p.m. ET. Filmed during Nashville’s annual CMA Fest kicking off tomorrow (Thursday, June 7th) through Sunday (June 10th), the television special features more than 25 of Country Music’s biggest names as they hit the stage during the four-day event. 2018 marks the unprecedented 15th consecutive year of the broadcast.
This marks Thomas' third year to co-host CMA Fest, first hosting the special in 2016.
Kelsea will perform at Nissan Stadium on Saturday (June 9th), in addition to appearing as Artist of the Day at Xfinity Fan Fair X on Sunday (June 10th).