News

Lady Antebellum, Mary J. Blige join CMA ‘Country Christmas’

Lady Antebellum, Mary J. Blige join CMA ‘Country Christmas’

PART OF 'COUNTRY CHRISTMAS:' Lady Antebellum, from left, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood, perform at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Nashville, Tenn. The band is the latest to be added to the CMA special's lineup. Photo: Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Lady Antebellum are joining the lineup for “CMA Country Christmas.”

Characters from “Peanuts” are also joining the special, which will be hosted by Jennifer Nettles.

Other performers include Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Michael W. Smith.

“CMA Country Christmas” airs Dec. 2 on ABC.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

cheers

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

Ben Affleck buys American cars after time in Detroit

affleck

The actor says he was moved by the city and its economic struggles.

in Music

Carrie Underwood planning anthology

carrieunderwood

Underwood will release "Greatest Hits: Decade Number One," on Dec. 9.

in Entertainment

Clooney caps wedding weekend with civil ceremony

clooney

The man once dubbed the world's "most eligible bachelor" bid goodbye to single life and married lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

in Music

Lee Ann Womack makes ‘hardcore country’

womack

The singer says she is finally making the music she has always wanted to.