Posts tagged "CMA Country Christmas"

Reba Returns as Host for ‘CMA Country Christmas’

Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay and Brett Eldredge are among the amazing performers.

Lauren Laffer • August 27, 2018

Brett Eldredge Charms ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Crowd with ‘Winter Wonderland’

Dressed in his best for the holiday season, Eldredge crooned out “Winter Wonderland” with ease and soul in his rich voice.

Kelly Brickey • November 28, 2017

Reba, Little Big Town Combine Forces for Powerful ‘Mary, Did You Know?’ Performance

Their performance was part of the two-hour CMA Country Christmas special on ABC.

Lauren Laffer • November 28, 2017

Luke Bryan’s Performance of ‘O Holy Night’ Gives Major Chills

Stripping the music down to the purity of a grand piano and simply Bryan’s voice, his vocal repertoire was on display as he hit all of the grandeur notes throughout the angelic tune.

Kelly Brickey • November 28, 2017


Alan Jackson and Chris Young Remember the Reason for the Season with ‘There’s A New Kid In Town’

Performing the song with one of his musical heroes was a dream come true for Chris Young.

Lauren Laffer • November 28, 2017

See Photos from ‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2017

Superstar Reba hosts the star-studded show, which airs Monday, Nov. 27 on ABC.

Kelly Brickey • November 27, 2017

Luke Bryan, Chris Young & Other ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Stars Attempt to Translate ‘Gloria In Excelsis Deo’

Dan + Shay made up a hilarious story about the lyric, while Dustin Lynch dubbed it as a hangover cure.

Kelly Brickey • November 25, 2017

‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ With Help From Brett Eldredge

“It’s one of my favorite songs just in general ever because I find so much magic in Christmas music,” Eldredge told Sounds Like Nashville.

Lauren Laffer • December 23, 2016


Kacey Musgraves Dreams of ‘Green and Bright’ Christmas with ‘Mele Kalikimaka’ Performance

Watch Kacey Musgraves perform “Mele Kalikimaka” from this year’s CMA Country Christmas show. 

Lauren Laffer • December 22, 2016

Kelsea Ballerini and Joey Alexander Jazz Up ‘My Favorite Things’

The two artists came together for a special jazzy performance of the song during the annual CMA Country Christmas telecast and recently released the song to digital retailers.

Lauren Laffer • December 10, 2016

Chris Young and Brad Paisley Sing ‘The First Noel’

While Young used his deep voice to convey the emotion in the Christmas carol, Paisley jammed out and added a little electric guitar flair to the track.

Kelly Brickey • December 7, 2016

Jennifer Nettles, Trisha Yearwood and Loretta Lynn Join Forces For ‘Country Christmas’ Performance

Bringing the sound back to the roots of country music, the girl power trio layered their unique voices on top of one another for a phenomenal harmony like no other.

Kelly Brickey • December 3, 2016


CMA Country Christmas Performers Welcome in the Holiday Season

CMA Country Christmas is coming in hot (despite the winter weather), so grab your blankets and cocoa and curl up to see your favorite stars sing those classic carols.

Kelly Brickey • November 22, 2016


Jennifer Nettles to Return as Host of ‘CMA Country Christmas’

“The taping of ‘CMA Country Christmas’ has become a treasured holiday tradition for Nashville families,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer.

Kelly Brickey • October 25, 2016

‘CMA Country Christmas’ Stars Share Favorite Christmas Memories

The special, which was hosted for the sixth consecutive time by Jennifer Nettles, will re-air on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) at 8/7c on ABC.

Lauren Laffer • December 23, 2015


Jennifer Nettles, Kelsea Ballerini & More Kick Off Holiday Season With ‘CMA Country Christmas’

We're officially in December and the holiday season is upon us. This week, CMA will get everyone in the Christmas spirit with the airing of CMA's Country Christmas on ABC.
Lauren Laffer • December 1, 2015

‘CMA Country Christmas’ To Feature Performances From Kelsea Ballerini, Martina McBride and More

The holidays are in full swing following the taping of “CMA Country Christmas.” The two-hour special, hosted by Jennifer Nettles, will feature a variety of country music artists. 

Lauren Laffer • November 11, 2015

Jennifer Nettles Returns To Host ‘CMA Country Christmas’

She’s baaaack!

Jennifer Nettles is set to host the CMA Country Christmas for the sixth time this year. The two-hour special will air on ABC on Thursday, Dec. 3 (9:00-11:00 PM/ET).

“The holiday season is all about spreading joy. That’s one of my favorite things about ‘CMA Country Christmas,’” said Nettles.

Lauren Laffer • October 15, 2015