As excitement for the upcoming 2020 CMA Country Christmas special grows, the Country Music Association has shared the list of songs that will be performed during the annual special. The set list includes of a variety of holiday tunes that will without a doubt get viewers in the holiday spirit!
Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady A, Gabby Barrett, Tim McGraw , and Darius Rucker with violinist and singer-songwriter, Lindsey Stirling are among the musicians set to perform on the special. Additionally, Thomas Rhett, who will be hosting the show with his wife, Lauren Akins, will also take the stage for a festive performance.
Paul Miller will direct this year's special, while Robert Deaton will serve as the executive producer and writer.
"The idea for this year's show was to do a throwback of the great Christmas specials of the 1960s and 1970s," Deaton said in a statement. "Andy Williams, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra all had classic Christmas specials where the viewer was invited into the homes of the host to celebrate the holiday like a best friend coming to visit. That was what we wanted to create for this year's show. Instead of a big flashy production, we took a page from those iconic specials to say, 'Come relax, and let's celebrate the holidays together.'"
See the complete list of performances below and be sure to tune into CMA Country Christmas on Monday, November 30 at 9 PM ET on ABC.
Kelsea Ballerini – “Santa Baby”
Gabby Barrett – “The First Noel”
Lady A – “Wonderful Christmastime” and “Little Saint Nick”
Little Big Town – “Christmas Time Is Here”
Tim McGraw – “It Wasn’t His Child”
Darius Rucker with Lindsey Stirling – “What Child Is This?”
Dan + Shay – “Christmas Isn’t Christmas”
Florida Georgia Line – “Lit This Year”
Thomas Rhett – “Christmas In The Country”
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