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CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS

“CMA Country Christmas” rings in the holiday season annually with a night full of festive classics and one-of-a-kind musical performances. The event is filmed in Nashville, Tennessee and airs each holiday season on ABC Television Network. Now in its 11th year, the 2020 Christmas special was hosted by Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, with performances from some of today’s biggest Country Music stars!
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MEET THE HOSTS

Thomas Rhett’s most recent release, his GRAMMY-nominated fourth studio album CENTER POINT ROAD continued to propel his meteoric career as “few singers have played a larger role in defining the sound of country music over the past half-dozen years” (Rolling Stone), debuting atop the Billboard 200 and spawning three No. One hits including its PLATINUM lead single, “Look What God Gave Her,” which was first introduced on SNL.
Lauren Akins is a devoted mother, wife and philanthropist who lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, Country superstar Thomas Rhett and their three little girls Willa Gray, Ada James and Lennon. Lauren has been a passionate supporter and active volunteer for years and is enthusiastically continuing to support children in Uganda through her efforts with Love One International.
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PERFORMERS

Kelsea Ballerini
Gabby Barrett
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Lady A
Little Big Town
Tim McGraw
Thomas Rhett
Darius Rucker
Lindsey Stirling