Every Song That Will Be Performed During ‘CMA Country Christmas’

Country music fans everywhere will soon get in the holiday spirit with the much-anticipated television debut of CMA Country Christmas…


Lauren Jo Black

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November 20, 2019


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Trisha Yearwood (center) performs “Children Go Where I Send Thee” with (L – R) Tori Kelly, Kristin Chenoweth, Hillary Scott and CeCe Winans; Photo by Donn Jones/CMA

Country music fans everywhere will soon get in the holiday spirit with the much-anticipated television debut of CMA Country Christmas on ABC.

Airing Tuesday, December 3 at 9/8c, the star-studded show will feature Trisha Yearwood in the role as host and performer as well as a musical lineup of artists such as Dierks Bentley, Kristin Chenoweth, for KING & COUNTRY, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young.

The evening will feature memorable performances of holiday classics and originals, including an all-star performance of “Children Go Where I Send Thee,” featuring Yearwood, Chenoweth, Kelly, Hillary Scott and Winans.

The festive special will close with Yearwood, Chenoweth, Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Winans and Brett Young performing “Feliz Navidad.”

As the excitement for CMA Country Christmas builds, the Country Music Association has revealed the list of songs that will be performed during the show. See the just-released list below.

Trisha Yearwood – “Silver Bells,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Winter Wonderland” medley
Lady Antebellum – “White Christmas”
Tori Kelly – “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
Chris Janson – “Run, Run Rudolph”
Rascal Flatts with CeCe Winans – “Go Tell It on The Mountain”
Kristin Chenoweth – “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”
for KING & COUNTRY – “Little Drummer Boy”
Dierks Bentley – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
Lady Antebellum – “On A Night Like This” and “Silent Night” medley
Chris Young – “The Christmas Song”
Runaway June – “Sleigh Ride”
Trisha Yearwood with Kristin Chenoweth, Tori Kelly, Hillary Scott and CeCe Winans – “Children Go Where I Send Thee”
Rascal Flatts – “Deck the Halls”
Kristin Chenoweth – “The Christmas Waltz”
Brett Young – “This Christmas”
Tori Kelly – “Do You Hear What I Hear”
Chris Young – “Holly Jolly Christmas”
CeCe Winans – “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
Trisha Yearwood – “It Wasn’t His Child”
Trisha Yearwood with Kristin Chenoweth, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, CeCe Winans and
Brett Young – “Feliz Navidad”

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.