Trisha Yearwood will serve as host as part of this year’s CMA Country Christmas. In addition to hosting duties, Yearwood will also perform on the 10th annual special.
Other performers set to appear during the holiday themed concert span a mix of several genres of artists including Kristin Chenoweth, For King & Country, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young.
“Music, memories and enjoying the season with loved ones are what make Christmastime so special,” Yearwood says in a statement. “Hosting CMA Country Christmas is an opportunity to share joy and celebrate the holidays with friends and family everywhere.”
This marks Yearwood’s first time as host of the special. Previously, Reba McEntire served as host in 2017-2018 while Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles hosted for seven consecutive years priors.
The holiday concert special will be taped on Sept. 25 at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville and air on ABC as part of a holiday special later this year.