Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles will again host CMA Country Christmas, the concert special airing Thursday, December 1 at 9/8 CT on ABC. The holiday special will include performances and stories from some of country music’s biggest stars and was filmed at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on November 10.
During the special, Sugarland will perform the Christmas classic “Silent Night” while American Idol runner up Lauren Alaina will make an appearance to sing “Grown Up Christmas List.” Fans will also see Keith Urban perform an intimate version of “The Christmas Song,” Martina McBride share her rendition of “Please Come Home For Christmas,” and Darius Rucker perform his rocking version of “Winter Wonderland.”
Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, and Brian Setzer with special guest Brad Paisley also perform Christmas favorites during the special. Vince Gill will also appear in a special duet with Miss Piggy.