Brad Paisley: Do not expect a lot of political banter during 2018 CMA Awards

Posted: 4:11 PM, Nov 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-14 23:11:47Z

Politics may take a back seat at this year's Country Music Association Awards so says co-host Brad Paisley.

The country singer, who will co-host the show alongside Carrie Underwood for the 11th time, told TasteOfCountry.com  that he does not find politics to be funny anymore.

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"There was a time when it was. It's just not funny to me anymore. To me, I wanna do fun stuff. I don't wanna talk down, I don't wanna talk up — it's like, 'Let's have fun.' And let's talk about things that everybody can agree are funny," he's quoted as saying in an interview with Taste of Country .

In the past, the two co-hosts have interjected slight political jabs and jokes during monologues or musical parodies.

Paisley did not tell say what he and his co-host will talk about this year but said the two usually write their material a few days before the show. Read more at TasteofCountry.com .

The CMA Awards air tonight at 7 p.m. on ABC15.

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