Carrie Underwood Stepping Down As CMA Host

After 12 years, Carrie Underwood will step down as the host of the CMA Awards.

The country music star made the announcement on Instagram and mentioned wonderful memories with her longtime co-host Brad Paisley and the support of women in country music.

Underwood wrote, "It's time to pass the hosting torch (at least for now!) to others that will cherish it and honor it as much as I do."

She didn't mention any specific projects coming up in 2020.