NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Kelsea Ballerini attends the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CMT)

The announcement came early this morning via her Instagram page that Kelsea Ballerini has tested positive for COVID-19, but will still be remotely co-hosting the CMT Awards tonight on CBS.


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According to, Kane Brown will be assisting actor Anthony Mackie with the on-stage duties at the CMT Awards.

KBear wishes Kelsea a speedy recovery!

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