Gabby Barrett Hosts 2021 CMA Country Christmas: See the Lineup

THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS - Hosted by Country Music superstar and "American Idol" judge Luke Bryan, "The 55th Annual CMA Awards" will broadcast LIVE from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC) GABBY BARRETT

The Country Music Association has revealed performers for its 12th annual holiday special, CMA Country Christmas.”

First-time hosts Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce will be joined by Jimmie Allen with Louis York & The Shindellas, BRELAND, Brett Eldredge, Lady A, Pistol Annies, Carrie Underwood and Lainey Wilson for an intimate evening of holiday classics. CMA Country Christmas airs Monday, Nov. 29 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. For a sneak peek, watch the promo clip HERE.CMA Country Christmas brings the holidays home again, inviting viewers to sit back and enjoy the season in a warm and intimate home setting reminiscent of classic Christmas television specials of the past.American Idol Judges in Nashville NOW Looking for Next Gabby Barrett
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CMA Country Christmas will also feature two student musicians, supporting CMA’s longstanding commitment to support equity in music education. A student at Nashville School of the Arts, Truman Eltringham, 17, and Carter Hammonds, an 8-year-old student at FH Jenkins Preparatory School, joined hosts Barrett and Pearce for a performance.

Starting in 2010, CMA Country Christmas rings in the holiday season annually with a show full of festive classics and one-of-a-kind musical performances. The event is filmed in Nashville and airs each holiday season on ABC. ABC is the network home to the CMA Awards and CMA’s summer concert TV special CMA Fest.

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