Reba, Martina McBride, Brett Eldredge and More Celebrate “CMA Country Christmas” [PHOTOS]


With Christmas a little over a month away, the Country Music Association has announced that the ninth annual “CMA Country Christmas” special will be coming to your television on Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT).

The annual Christmas extravaganza will be hosted by Reba McEntire for the second consecutive year.

“I’ve always cherished celebrating Christmas alongside family and friends, taking time to reflect on the season,” shared Reba. “I’m so excited CMA invited me back to host their show and am looking forward to fun singing carols with my friends.”

Joining Reba for the holiday special will be Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young.

CMA Country Christmas was taped on Sept. 27 at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville.

Get a first look at what you’ll see on Dec. 10 on ABC.

1. Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire Christmas special CMA
Photo by Curtis Hilbun/

2. Dustin Lynch


3. Martina McBride

Martina McBride CMA Country Christmas

4. Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge CMA Country Christmas


5. Dan + Shay

Dan + Shay CMA Country Christmas


6. Diana Krall and Tony Bennett

Diana Krall and Tony Bennett


7. Old Dominion

Old Dominion CMA Country Christmas

8. Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley CMA Country Christmas

9. Amy Grant

Amy Grant CMA Country Christmas

CMA Country Christmas

Lisa Konicki
A New Yorker that made her way to the South, Lisa got her love of country music from her dad, who always played the classics. However, her love of fried pickles, a southern staple, came from Blake Shelton, who made her try her very first one. With 20 years experience in the music biz—previously at the helm of Country Weekly Magazine —Lisa loves to de-stress by going to the movies, playing and watching sports or just being outdoors.

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