Lady Antebellum will perform during "CMA Country Christmas" airing Monday, Dec. 2 (9:00 - 11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo Credit: Joseph Llanes)
Host Jennifer Nettles will be joined on the CMA Country Christmas stage by musical guests Mary J Blige and Lady Antebellum who were just announced as joining the lineup which includes Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Nettles, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson, and Michael W. Smith. The two-hour holiday special is set to air on ABC on December 2, 2013 at 9pm ET/PT and will feature holiday music performed by Country artists as well as other special guests.
Also set to share in the holiday festivities are Peanuts characters Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and Snoopy.
“The lineup for this year’s special keeps getting better with the addition of Mary J. Blige and Lady A,” said CMA Board President Ed Hardy. “And the icing on this Christmas cookie is the Peanuts gang. Talk about two great holiday traditions coming together to celebrate the season.”
Paul Miller directs the special from a script by David Wild. Robert Deaton is the executive producer