“CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” RINGS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON DECEMBER 10 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

“CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” RINGS IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON DECEMBER 10 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

REBA MCENTIRE RETURNS AS HOST FOR SECOND YEAR

Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young Perform Seasonal Favorites 

NASHVILLE – “CMA Country Christmas” is set to air Monday, Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. Reba McEntire returns as both host and performer during the holiday music special. In addition to Reba, legendary acts and Country favorites in the allstar lineup include Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young coming together for a night filled with Christmas classics and festive one-of-a-kind collaborations. This year marks the ninth broadcast of the seasonal special.

Watch the performers play the Holiday Tunes Emoji-Style and ‘What’s In the Stocking?’ games now at CMA’s YouTube Channel. 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 about Balsam Hill 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.

For more information about “CMA Country Christmas,” visit CMAChristmas.com.

Reba McEntire performs at the CMA Country Christmas taping at Curb Center in Nashville, TN on Thursday, September 27, 2018..
Dan + Shay perform during “CMA Country Christmas” Monday, December 10 on the ABC Television Network.
Brett Eldredge performs at the CMA Country Christmas taping at Curb Center in Nashville, TN on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
Martina McBride performs at the CMA Country Christmas taping at Curb Center in Nashville, TN on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
Lindsey Stirling performs at the CMA Country Christmas taping at Curb Center in Nashville, TN on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
The official key art for “CMA Country Christmas,” airing tonight at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network. Photo credit: CMA/ABC