Show Synopsis

Celebrate the holidays with some of the biggest names in music performing holiday classics on “CMA Country Christmas,” a two-hour special hosted for the fifth year by Jennifer Nettles.

The special, which tapes in front of a live audience Friday, November 7 (7:30 p.m., CT), at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., is a star-packed celebration of the season with performances by Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley adding his blazing guitar work to a performance by rock ‘n’ roll royalty Steven Tyler.

Artists previously announced include Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, Nettles, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.