Watch Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett & More CMA Country Christmas

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. (Hunter Berry/CMA) CARLY PEARCE, GABBY BARRETT

The 12th annual CMA Country Christmas special aired Monday night (Nov 29) on ABC just in time to get into the yuletide spirit! The show blended holiday classics with several original songs performed in an intimate at-home setting that invited viewers to sit back, get cozy and celebrate the joys of the Christmas season.

American Idol alum Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce co-hosted the special. It featured performances from Gabby and Carly, American Idol season 4 winner Carrie Underwood, American Idol and Dancing with the Stars alum Jimmie Allen and more.

Check out a few of the holiday performances below.

Gabby Barrett & Carly Pearce sing the classic song “Sleigh Ride”

Gabby Barrett performs Silent Night

Gabby’s version of this classic Christmas hymn is available to stream and download.

Carrie Underwood sings Mary Did You Know

The song is from Carrie’s 2020 Christmas album My Gift out in a Special Deluxe Edition.

Jimmie Allen with Louis York and The Shindellas sing What Does Christmas Mean to Me

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