Listen To Carrie Underwood’s ‘Little Drummer Boy’ Duet Featuring Her Son Isaiah

Carrie Underwood released her first-ever Christmas album, My Gift, on Friday (Sept. 24). The holiday project features a duet of…

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September 24, 2020

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Carrie Underwood and 5-Year-Old Son Isaiah; Photo Courtesy of TODAY Show

Carrie Underwood released her first-ever Christmas album, My Gift, on Friday (Sept. 24).

The holiday project features a duet of the classic Christmas tune “Little Drummer Boy” with her 5-year-old son Isaiah.

“Whenever I think of that song, I picture his face and his personality. That is so him,” she told TODAY hosts Savannah Guthrie and Craig Melvin. “He would be the kid that would make you something and bring it to you because that’s what he had to give you. And that’s the whole sentiment behind ‘Little Drummer Boy’ is bringing what he has to Jesus, which is why I wanted to name the album My Gift.”

Underwood continued to say that she was the “proudest mom in the world” and that she helped him get “all his little 5-year-old emotions” out on the song.

“He was just so expressive. When I heard the song back with his sweet little voice on it, I was laughing and crying and just [had] so many emotions,” she gushed. “I’m so proud of him.”

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“Little Drummer Boy” was originally known as “Carol of the Drum” and was co-written by American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941.

The album boasts of 11-tracks and 1 additional collaboration with John Legend. The country superstar gave a new life to the holiday favorites: “Silent Night,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and others. “Hallelujah,” will feature John Legend.

Listen to the new mother-son duet above.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.