NASHVILLE – Get into the holiday spirit tomorrow, Dec. 3 with “CMA Country Christmas,” airing at 9/8c on the ABC Television Network. Trisha Yearwood hosts and performs during the festive special with additional performances by Dierks Bentley, Kristin Chenoweth, for KING & COUNTRY, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young coming together for a joyful night filled with Christmas classics and one-of-a-kind collaborations to celebrate the holidays.
“CMA Country Christmas” will bring together powerhouse vocalists Yearwood, Chenoweth, Kelly, Hillary Scott and Winans for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of “Children Go Where I Send Thee,” and the show will conclude with the all-star lineup of Yearwood, Chenoweth, Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Winans and Brett Young performing “Feliz Navidad.”
Thoughtfully designed by several “CMA Country Christmas” performers, CMA is selling a “Tacky” Country Christmas sweater for the first time ever. A portion of proceeds from the sale of the sweater benefit music education students and programs across the country through CMA’s nonprofit arm, the CMA Foundation. Watch performers design the one-of-a-kind “Tacky” Country Christmas sweater HERE. Purchase the sweater now at shop.cmaworld.com and help make a difference in the life of a child today.
Watch “CMA Country Christmas” performers write hilarious “Letters to Santa” now on CMA’s Instagram. Visit CMApress.com to download “CMA Country Christmas” media assets and get into the holiday spirit by enjoying “CMA Country Christmas” playlists on Amazon Music, Apple Music and Spotify.
CMA partnered with Balsam Hill, beautifully realistic Christmas trees and décor, to decorate the “CMA Country Christmas” stage again this year. Learn more at balsamhill.com.
“CMA Country Christmas” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and Jon Macks is the Writer.
About the Country Music Association
Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association is the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music’s highest honor. More than 7,600 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization’s objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world. This is accomplished through CMA’s core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which annually recognize outstanding achievement in the industry; CMA Fest, which benefits the CMA Foundation and music education and is taped for a network television special, “CMA Fest”; and “CMA Country Christmas.” All of CMA’s television properties air on the ABC Television Network.