Wynonna will receive the Country Champion Award at the inaugural People’s Choice Country Awards, which is set to air live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
And Wy will head right back to the Opry on Oct. 3 when she hosts Christmas at the Opry, a two-hour special that will air Thursday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The People’s Choice Country Awards will air live on NBC and Peacock while Christmas at the Opry will air on NBC and next day on Peacock. The latter show is seen as competition for CMA Country Christmas, a fixture on ABC since 2010. Carly Pearce hosted last year’s show, which aired on Dec. 8, 2022.
“Wynonna is one of the most recognized and lauded performers in country music,” Cassandra Tryon, senior vice president, live events, NBCUniversal Entertainment, said in a statement. “Not only is she incredibly talented,…