Kane Brown on Jumping In to Co-Host the CMTs After Kelsea Ballerini’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

After Kelsea Ballerini tested positive for COVID-19, Kane Brown will be stepping in and sharing the stage with Anthony Mackie as a co-host of the CMT Music Awards.

On Monday morning, “Extra’s” Special Correspondent Carlos Greer spoke to Kane, who got the call about the gig this weekend. He said, “Man, we were up in Pennsylvania and my manager called me and was saying some things happened… CMT wanted to know if I wanted to host, and I had to be back in Nashville in the morning and run rehearsals… It was cool — I was excited.”

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