Jimmie Allen, Elle King + Rachel Smith Host ‘New Year’s Eve Live’

Music City will welcome the brand new 12 months with New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash on CBS, and the hosts for the evening have formally been revealed. Country artists Jimmie Allen and Elle King and Entertainment Tonight anchor Rachel Smith have signed on to host the particular.

The particular returns to CBS for the second 12 months in a row, and Allen, who carried out on final 12 months’s version, says he is already “trying ahead” to the occasion. Allen has earlier expertise as a bunch on the 2022 ACM Awards alongside Dolly Parton and Gabby Barrett.

“I used to be a part of the present final 12 months as a performer, so having the ability to co-host it this 12 months with Elle King & Rachel Smith and see all the nice performances which are lined up — it’s going to be superior,” Allen says by way of press launch. “Hosting is one thing I’ve wished to do for a very long time and to do it on CBS is a giant deal. I get to symbolize not solely Nashville and nation music however my house state of Delaware – primetime tv on New Year’s Eve! Let’s convey this new 12 months in proper!”

King has been making a reputation for herself in nation music over the previous few years along with her hit single, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” with Miranda Lambert, amongst others. She additionally has TV expertise, as she shared internet hosting duties with Dierks Bentley for the 2022 CMA Fest tv particular.

“New Year’s Eve has at all times been certainly one of my favourite nights to rejoice as a result of we get to mirror on the 12 months we’ve had whereas getting a contemporary begin,” King says. “Nashville has been so superb and welcoming to me this 12 months and I can’t wait to see what subsequent 12 months brings. I’m so excited to be internet hosting the festivities reside from Music City!”

Rachel Smith is a tv character on Entertainment Tonight who has roots in Middle Tennessee. She grew up in close by Clarksville, Tenn., and attended faculty at Nashville’s Belmont University.

New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash will air on CBS on Saturday, Dec. 31 from 8-10 PM and persevering with from 10:30PM-1:30AM ET. Previously introduced performers embody Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band, with extra artists being introduced quickly. The manufacturing can even be accessible to stream reside and on demand on Paramount+.

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