“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.
Watch Kacey Musgraves perform “Mele Kalikimaka” from this year’s CMA Country Christmas show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“The taping of ‘CMA Country Christmas’ has become a treasured holiday tradition for Nashville families,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer.
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.
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.
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.