Bits And Pieces: Luke Bryan & More!

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning are featured in a new CMA Awards promo where they undergo a bootcamp to get ready for their upcoming gig. The two will team up for the first time to co-host the 56th Annual CMA Awards on November 9th in Nashville. The show airs live on ABC beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

The Grand Ole Opry has announced its second annual Opry NextStage Live In Concert that showcases some of country music’s top rising stars who have been a part of the NextStage artist discovery program will take place on Sunday, November 20th at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The latest and final member of the NextStage Class of 2022, viral country star Nate Smith, will take the stage alongside other 2022 NextStage artists BRELAND, Restless Road, Elvie Shane and Conner Smith with special performances by NextStage alumnae Hailey Whitters and Priscilla Block, who will host the event.