Just in time for the holidays, the Country Music Association has revealed performers for its 12th annual holiday special, “CMA Country Christmas.” First-time hosts, Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce, will be joined by Jimmie Allen with Louis York & The Shindellas, BRELAND, Brett Eldredge, Lady A, Pistol Annies, Carrie Underwood and Lainey Wilson for an intimate evening of holiday classics. “CMA Country Christmas” airs Monday, Nov. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM/ET) on ABC. For a sneak peek, watch the promo clip HERE.
CMA Country Christmas News
It looks like Reba is taking the reigns when it comes time to ring in that holiday spirit. Jennifer Nettles is stepping down and Reba is stepping up to host the annual CMA Country Christmas special. The program will be taped in Nashville, TN at the Grand Ole Opry House on November 14th, and then later brodacast on November 27th on ABC. REBA MCENTIRE will host the eighth annual “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” program, to be taped on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th at the GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE in NASHVILLE. The show will then air as a two-hour holiday special MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27th at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV.
The Annual CMA Country Christmas Airs On ABC TONIGHT, Don’t Forget to Watch! In case you forgot, we’re here to remind you that the 2012 edition of the annual CMA Country Christmas special airs on ABC TONIGHT (Dec, 20th) from 8:00-11:00pm, ET! Hosted by Jennifer Nettles including awesome performances from some of our favorites like Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Martina McBride and more! Find the complete list of performers below, and be sure to tune in! CMA Country Christmas Preview: CMA Country Christmas Performers. Jennifer Nettles Keith Urban Martina McBride Little Big Town Dierks Bentley Lady Antebellum Scotty McCreery The Band Perry Colbie Caillet John Legend Katherine Jenkins
Get Behind the Scenes with The Band Perry, Little Big Town and More for the 2012 CMA Country Christmas! The annual CMA Country Christmas special for 2012 is quickly approaching, airing next week on Thursday, December 20th! Like most country music fans, we really look forward to this show, hosted again this year by Jennifer Nettles and with performances from The Band Perry, Martina McBride, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley and more, and it looks like the 2012 edition is going to be just as great as the previous years! While you’re waiting for Thursday to roll around, go ahead and get a behind the scenes look below! Video: Behind the Scenes, CMA Country Christmas 2012!
While Waiting for This Year’s Special, Watch the 2011 CMA Country Christmas! Last weekend, Jennifer Nettles along with country music artists and fans, filled up the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN to tape the 2012 CMA Country Christmas! We are suuuuper excited about this annual television special, but it doesn’t air until the end of December. So, we dug up a copy of last year’s CMA Country Christmas, so you can relive the 2011 Christmas magic in anticipation of the 2012 Christmas magic!! Even though its only the first week on November, I had a lot of fun re-watching the special, and I’m already in the holiday spirit!!! Are you? Watch: The 2011 CMA Country Christmas! The 2012 CMA Country Christmas will air Thursday, December 20 from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET on ABC.
Jennifer Nettles Hosting CMA Country Christmas, Taping Today! Even though Jennifer Nettles is on the verge of going into labor at any moment, she is still keeping up with her busy schedule including hosting the annual CMA Country Christmas!! The highly anticipated holiday special is taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN today! Of course, Jennifer probably won’t be dancing around quite as much as she did last year, but it will know doubt still be a great show! “It will be slower this year. but you know what, it will be just as celebratory and just as fun for me.” -Jennifer Nettles Below you’ll find a complete list of performers, and you can catch the show Thursday, December 20 from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET on the ABC! CMA Country Christmas Performers. Jennifer Nettles Keith Urban Martina McBride Little Big Town Dierks Bentley Lady Antebellum Scotty McCreery The Band Perry Colbie Caillet John Legend Katherine Jenkins
Scotty McCreery’s Christmas Album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, is at the Top of the Nice List! Christmas is two months away, but Scotty McCreery‘s Christmas Album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, is already setting the mood for a great Christmas! The eleven songs on this album are climbing the charts with honors such as No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200, No. 2 on the Top Country Albums charts, and No. 1 on the Top Seasonal Albums. His album has already sold over 40,000 copies! “I owe it all to my fans. It’s just incredible that last October AND this October, the fans put my new albums at the top of the Billboard charts.” -Scotty McCreery You can check out Scotty performing some of his new Christmas songs on “CMA Country Christmas,” which airs Saturday, November 3rd. Keep checking back with us for more Scotty McCreery holiday specials and news! Check out “Christmas in Heaven”, one of the songs off Christmas with Scotty McCreery:
Watch the CMA Country Christmas Special online now! While our favorite country crooners get all of America into the holiday spirit on ABC, our hardworking crew is gathering the best clips of the special to share with those of you who would prefer to see it online. While we look for the live-feed, here’s a few clips of what our favorite stars are wishing for this Christmas!
Sugarland Joins Line-up of Performers for 2011 “CMA Country Christmas. Not only will Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland be hosting the 2011 “CMA Country Christmas“, but she, and the other half of the Sugarland duo, Kristian Bush, are also joining the line-up of performers for the holiday special! They are set to perform the Christmas classic, “Silent Night“. Other performers include Lauren Alaina, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Little Big Town, Scotty McCreery, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, and Vince Gill. The Christmas special will air on ABC on Thursday, December 1st at 9pm ET.
Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland Will Host 2011 CMA Country Christmas Special! For the second consecutive year, the Country Music Association is bringing together country stars to help celebrate the holidays with their own memories and stories as well as performances with the CMA Country Christmas television special. Just like last year, Jennifer Nettles, one half of the duo Sugarland, will be hosting this special holiday event. “I love holiday traditions and am so excited to add hosting CMA Country Christmas to my new list of traditions now. I’m gonna have to up my game this second time around, so I’m putting Brad and Carrie on speed dial for hosting emergency consulting services.” -Jennifer Nettles The special will be taped on November 10th (the day after the CMA Awards!) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The taped “live” show will be aired on ABC, but a date has not been set yet. So, check back with us for details on air dates and times, performance line-ups and other info! As soon as it’s announced will make sure you hear about it!