‘CMA Country Christmas’ returns with Amy Grant, Trisha Yearwood hosting

The 14 annual holiday special features a star-studded list of performers

‘Tis the holiday season! The Country Music Association has revealed this year’s hosts and performers for its 14th annual holiday television special, CMA Country Christmas. Hosted by Amy Grant and Trisha Yearwood, the event features performances by Jordan Davis, Grant, Lady A, Ashley McBryde, Jon Pardi, Lindsey Stirling, The War And Treaty, Zach Williams, Lainey Wilson, and Yearwood.

Filmed in Nashville in front of a live audience, the holiday special showcases one-of-a-kind musical performances of festive classics from country music’s biggest stars. CMA Country Christmas airs Thursday, December 14th from 8-9 pm ET/PT on ABC and the next day on Hulu and Disney+.

CMA partnered with Balsam Hill, who provided their beautifully realistic artificial Christmas trees and holiday décor to decorate the CMA Country Christmas stage again this year.

Starting in 2010, CMA Country Christmas rings in the holiday season annually with a show full of festive classics and one-of-a-kind musical performances. The event is filmed in Nashville and airs each holiday season on ABC. ABC is the network home to the CMA Awards and CMA’s summer concert TV special CMA Fest.

Buddy Iahn
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