Meghan Patrick Shares Her Holiday Picks In ‘This or That: Christmas Edition’

Meghan Patrick recently sat down to share her Christmas favorites with Country Now by completing our “This or That: Christmas Edition”…


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December 18, 2020


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Meghan Patrick recently sat down to share her Christmas favorites with Country Now by completing our “This or That: Christmas Edition” quiz.

The 2x CCMA Female Vocalist of the Year revealed her holiday picks when it came to cookies, Christmas lights, festive foods and more.

Patrick is putting her love for Christmas on full display with the release of her very own rendition of Bing Crosby classic, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”

The song took on a whole new meaning for Patrick in 2020 and she hopes others will be able to find comfort in the song as well.

“One of my favorite traditions was watching White Christmas on Christmas Eve every year and one of my favorite songs in that movie was Bing Crosby’s version of ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas.’ I wanted mine to be reminiscent of that, but I also wanted to keep the delivery raw and emotional to create my own version. As someone who moved out of my parents house pretty young and has spent a lot of time on the road touring, going home for Christmas was always something I really looked forward to,” she explains. “In light of this year’s challenges with COVID, and knowing that some people (myself included) may not be able to go home to be with their family because of it, ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’ seemed like the perfect choice to give everyone a bit of nostalgic hope leading up the holidays.”

Click below to listen to Meghan Patrick‘s version of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.”

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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.