Country singer Lee Brice to miss CMAs because of positive COVID test

Kristin M. Corridor


Nation singer Lee Brice examined constructive for COVID-19 and won’t carry out as scheduled on the CMA Awards on Wednesday. 

A consultant for Brice informed The Related Press on Sunday that he’s “in good spirits and never experiencing any signs.”

Brice was examined forward of the awards present, which will likely be broadcast on ABC from Nashville, the place he had been scheduled to carry out with Carly Pearce. Pearce and Brice are nominated for his or her duet “I Hope You are Joyful Now” within the classes musical occasion of the yr and music video of the yr.

Brice, who is thought for hit songs like “I Drive Your Truck” and “I Do not Dance,” will likely be isolating at residence till he is cleared by a physician, based on an announcement from his consultant. 

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Lee Brice is nominated with Carly Pearce for their “I Hope You're Happy Now” as collaborative video of the year at the CMA Awards, to be handed out Nov. 11.

A CMA spokesperson stated Brice was examined and obtained his outcome earlier than arriving on web site for any of present rehearsals or actions. Though the present would not have a standard viewers of followers due to the pandemic, CMA CEO Sarah Trahern had promised to convey nation stars collectively in a single room for the awards present, whereas nonetheless bodily distanced.

“Lee wish to thank the CMAs and all of his unbelievable followers for his nominations and is wishing his fellow nominees an unbelievable night celebrating the most effective of nation music,” the assertion stated. 

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