Sam Hunt will no longer perform at December’s NASCAR Awards following the country singer's arrested with DUI charges last week in Nashville. No replacement has been revealed.
It has also been announced that Chris Janson will be joining the awards show's performance lineup. Janson expressed his excitement to be performing as part of the inaugural awards show in a video message posted to Twitter. In his video, he also congratulated Kyle Busch on the 24-year-old’s recent championship win at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
The 2019 NASCAR Awards will be held Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET at Nashville’s Music City Center. It was previously announced that Cassadee Pope will co-host the event with TV racing analyst Rutledge Wood.