Posted: 5:34 PM PT, November 8, 2023
Candy name He was joined by a very special guest on CMA Awards platform! The 38-year-old singer opened the show with an epic rendition of his hit song “Need a Favor,” and delighted fans when Wynonna Judd He walked out on stage halfway through the track.
The audience included famous couples Nicole Kidman And Keith UrbanAnd Kelsea Ballerini And Chase StokesThey sang, clapped and danced as the duo dazzled the audience with their performance.
Jelly Roll and Jude hit all the right notes, as they sang along, with the country music legend holding on to the singer’s arm throughout their performance.
During rehearsals for the concert, Jelly Roll, Most nominated male actor At this year’s CMA Awards, It said That “there is no greater honor” than opening the show.
“I pray that one day I can be a fly on the wall and look at the history in that conference room, and I just want to know who suggested it, right? Because someone had to sit around a big table of important people and say, “I think Jelly Roll should open the show.” “Whoever did that, I just want to kiss his mouth.”
He also teased a surprise guest, saying: “I’m going to have a special guest. I’m not going to tell anyone who he is.”
Jelly Roll will also close out this year’s show, teaming up with K.J. Michelle to honor mother-daughter duo The Judds with “Love Can Build a Bridge.” Performance will follow Naomi JuddDeath April 2022.
“The first thing I said was, ‘I’m not going to do this without Wynonna’s blessing.’ Even before I make the song or record. “I called Wynonna.” Jelly Roll told ET On the red carpet on Wednesday in Nashville. “I have a huge amount of respect for Wynonna. I grew up listening to The Judds. I love Wynonna. I don’t just want you to do it, I want you to do it BIG!” she said.
The 2023 CMA Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan And Peyton Manning, airing live on Wednesday, November 8 at 8 pm ET on ABC. Check here for Full list of tonight’s big winners!
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