'CMA Music Festival': Little Big Town gets big gig hosting Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood

The Country Music Association is so television-connected these days, if it's given you an award, chances are good it will call on you again.Little Big Town now knows that for a fact. The reigning vocal group of the year after last fall's CMA Awards, the foursome that recently scored its second platinum-selling album ("Tornado") presides over the annual ABC special "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" Monday, Aug. 12. Taped in June during a four-day Nashville event, the 10th-anniversary edition sends its hosts around the city to interview artists and introduce performances."We had such a good time," Little Big Town member Karen Fairchild -- who's married to band mate Jimi Westbrook -- tells Zap2it of doing the program. "A year ago, we wouldn't have dreamed of getting the chance to host this, and what a great experience it was. There's no energy in the world like the energy when you step out to sing...



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