Its the most wonderful time of year and your favorite country artists are ready to kick off the season in style on tonight's airing of CMA Country Christmas at 8/7c on ABC.
Hosted this year by the incomparable Reba McEntire, the show is sure to entertain folks of all ages and will feature performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young to name a few. 10-time GRAMMY winnner and 22-time Dove Award winner, the legendary Cece Winans will also grace the stage. Little Big Town and Reba will team up to perform together as well. New duo CB30 is also joining this powerhouse line-up. CB30 is comprised of real-life brothers, Christian and Brody Clementi. The Clementi Brothers recently caught the attention of Luke Bryan, which lead them to a record deal; CMA Country Christmas just might be the launching pad for a wonderful career for these talented brothers.
For the past few years CMA Country Christmas has been hosted by Jennifer Nettles, but Reba was likely tapped to honor hosting duties this year in support of the release of her new holiday album, My Kind of Christmas. While many artists are lucky to get to the level to release even one Holiday album during their career, My Kind of Christmas marks Reba's third holiday album released during her illustrious career. Her first, Merry Christmas to You, was released in 1987 and her second, The Secret of Giving: A Christmas Collection, dropped in 1999. It's safe to say that Reba is a lover of the holiday season, which makes her the perfect host for just such an occasion!
CMA sat performers down to quiz them about a few Christmas season traditions. Watch below as your favorite country stars hilariously attempt to answer what Tiny Tim says at the end of “A Christmas Carol," what Santa's real name is, and what is in fruitcake!
Don't miss this festive night of Christmas caroling with your favorite country stars tonight!