Kristin Chenoweth, Trace Adkins to Host American Country Awards

Chenoweth releasing country album next month

Last Updated: August 5, 2011 @ 9:18 AM

Trace Adkins will return to host the "American Country Awards," this time joined by Kristin Chenoweth, Fox announced Friday. 

The deep-voiced country star also hosted last year's inaugural awards. Chenoweth, the Tony and Emmy winning star of ABC's upcoming "Good Christian Belles," is releasing the country album "Some Lessons Learned" on Sept. 13. The ceremony will air live from Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

Fox announced the hosts at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.