Little Big Town Slated To Host ‘People’s Choice Country Awards’
Little Big Town is set to host the first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards, which will air live on NBC and Peacock from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House on September 28.
Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Phillip Sweet will also perform a medley of their greatest hits as part of the two-hour celebration. All awards and honors will be chosen entirely by the fans across various categories.
The group said in a statement, “We are honored to host the inaugural ‘People’s Choice Country Awards,’, especially on one of our most beloved stages in the entire world. We look forward to welcoming so many of our talented peers to take the Opry stage for this magical night of music.”
Cassandra Tryon, SVP of Entertainment Live Events, NBCUniversal Television, and Streaming, said, “Little Big Town is a force in country music and a beloved staple on Music Row. As Opry members, they’ve delighted fans for years on the world-famous stage, and we’re honored to have them host, perform, and bring this inaugural ceremony to life for our NBC and Peacock audiences.”
The press release also noted, “The awards ceremony will lean on the country music genre’s rich history with the Grand Ole Opry and feature musical performances, collaborations, and tributes to the genre’s biggest legends and surprise moments.” Adding that “along with awards for this years best in the genre, the show will also give out several honorary awards during the program.”
Little Big Town posted the news from People’s Choice this morning (6/3) on their Instagram, saying, “@littlebigtown is hosting *and* performing at the first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards! Save the date to tune in for a legendary night in country music, 9/28 at 8/7c only on @nbc & @peacock! #PCCAs.”
Many LBT fans reacted to the post, including one who wrote, “Couldn’t think of better people to host! Love y’all!” Another fan commented, “Can’t wait to watch u perform Little Big Town and host hope not working that day night you’re so amazing all of your music, videos, and albums.”
See that post here.