All eyes will be on Blake Shelton and his new co-host Luke Bryan at the 48th Annual ACM Awards Sunday night on CBS. While Blake thinks Luke will do a great job in the gig, he admits it's going to be hard not having his long-time co-host Reba helming the show.
Blake says, "I think anytime you had Reba involved in anything, and you take her out, that's a big piece of the puzzle gone that you can't replace, you know?"
He adds, "We're gonna do the best we can."
Blake always relied on Reba to help keep him in line and be the rock of the show for the past few years.
Now that she's gone, Blake says, "With me and Luke, you know, I don't know who the hell is going to be the rock. I guess it's supposed to be me. That's kind of scary."
Though this is Luke's first time hosting a major, live awards show, Blake has seen Luke in action when they filmed a few commercials for the show last month.
"He's really good with the camera and timing and the teleprompter and is still just enough of Luke in there that it's a lot of fun too," Blake says.
Reba fans can still look forward to seeing country's most famous redhead introducing George Strait and Garth Brooks' tribute to the late Dick Clark on this year's show.
The 48th Annual ACM Awards broadcast live from Las Vegas Sunday night at 8 Eastern on CBS.
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