Kelly Clarkson and Brett Eldredge Bring ‘Under The Mistletoe’ Duet To ‘The Voice’

Kelly Clarkson and Brett Eldredge brought the Christmas spirit to NBC’s The Voice on Tuesday (Dec. 8), taking the stage…


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December 8, 2020


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Brett Eldredge, Kelly Clarkson; Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

Kelly Clarkson and Brett Eldredge brought the Christmas spirit to NBC’s The Voice on Tuesday (Dec. 8), taking the stage for a performance of their brand new holiday duet, “Under The Mistletoe.

Co-written by Clarkson and Aben Eubanks, “Under The Mistletoe” is a modern Christmas love song that finds the pair questioning if there is something more between them. Ultimately, they decide to take a leap of faith as they meet “Under The Mistletoe.”

“Push my pride aside/ When I close my eyes/ It’s just you and I/ Here under the mistletoe/ Magic fills the air/ Standin’ over there/ Santa hear my prayer/ Here under the mistletoe,” they sing on the chorus while backed by percussion, horns and jingle bells.

Clarkson initially shared the news of their Christmas collab during an extensive interview on NBC’s “Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist” podcast. After revealing plans to release a new, full-length album next year, Clarkson revealed that she has two new Christmas songs on the way for the upcoming holiday season.

“I actually have a couple Christmas things dropping too, that were very random,” she said at the time. “A duet with Brett Eldredge, who I love, that I wrote, and a cover song. So it’s like an A/B side thing that’s coming out for Christmas.”

Click above to watch Kelly Clarkson and Brett Eldredge perform “Under the Mistletoe.”

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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 and her work being featured on 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.