Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett Buddy Up to Host ABC's CMA Music Festival Special
"It's always goofy and fun," Thomas Rhett says of hanging with pal Brett Eldredge
Expect more of the same goofiness when the two stars team up to host ABC’s CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock special this summer.
“Our personalities are so in line with each other,” Rhett, 26, tells PEOPLE. “We just have a good time together on and off stage.”
The two first met through mutual friends, Florida Georgia Line bandmates Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, about four years ago when both were rising musicians in Nashville, and their paths would often cross as they visited radio stations on promotional tours.
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“We’ve both risen up in our careers at the same time,” Eldredge, 30, says. “We knew each other at the very start when we had nothing, and that’s how you grow a bond.”
The singers will film the special during CMA Music Fest in Nashville June 9-12, and the show will air on ABC on Aug. 3.