DON’T MISS COUNTRY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS ON “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS,” AIRING MONDAY, NOV. 27 ON ABC

Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town Among Performers for Two-Hour Holiday Special Hosted by Reba McEntire

NASHVILLE–Country Music’s biggest stars will come together to celebrate the holidays during the eighth annual “CMA Country Christmas,” airing Monday, Nov. 27 (8-10 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Hosted by iconic entertainer Reba McEntire, the two-hour special features spectacular performances from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House by Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Reba, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young.

This morning, Reba visited “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan” to perform a very special holiday medley, giving viewers a sneak peek of next week’s televised special. Watch the performance now at kellyandryan.com.

CMA has partnered with Balsam Hill, the leading provider of beautiful, highly realistic, artificial Christmas trees and holiday décor, to decorate the “CMA Country Christmas” stage in 2017. Learn more about Balsam Hill at balsamhill.com.

Toys for Tots collected unwrapped toys from performers including Dan + Shay and CB30 in addition to generous audience members attending “CMA Country Christmas” at Nashville’s Grand Old Opry House. To learn more about donating to Toys for Tots throughout the holidays, visit toysfortots.org.

Visit CMApress.com for artist interviews and performance clips. For more information, visit CMAChristmas.com and follow us on Twitter @Countrymusic.

“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.

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Press Contacts:

Amber Williams, CMA
Vice President, Communications & Talent Relations
awilliams@cmaworld.com

Catharine McNelly, CMA
Director, Communications
cmcnelly@cmaworld.com

CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS - Reba McEntire hosts ÒCMA Country Christmas,Ó Monday, Nov. 27 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest are pictured during the production of "Live with Kelly and Ryan" in New York on Friday, November 17, 2017, to air on November 24th, 2017. Photo: Pawel Kaminski - Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution ©2017 Disney ABC. All Rights Reserved.
Host Reba McEntire at the "CMA Country Christmas" taping on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. "CMA Country Christmas" will air Monday, Nov. 27 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.
CB30 and fans donate toys at the Toys For Tots toy drive before the "CMA Country Christmas" taping on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. "CMA Country Christmas" will air Monday, Nov. 27 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.