It may be July, but LeAnn Rimes already has the holiday season on her mind. The singer will embark on a Christmas tour in conjunction with a festive album in 2014.

Rimes used an interesting YouTube video to make the announcement to her fans. In the video, she's being chased (and tamed) by some elves who think she is a little too scantily clad in her bikini -- even for the beach in the heat of simmer.

"I must be crazy, but you already know that," she sings in the announcement clip. Rimes belts the tour dates and cities for her One Christmas Tour, exclaiming, "and we'll kick it off with something really, really special in New York City that I can't tell you about right now"

She adds that she will release details "really, really soon."

The tour coincides with Rimes' upcoming album 'One Christmas,' which will be the first of three Christmas albums she'll be releasing in the coming years. Chapter 2 will come out next year, and a third will be released in 2016. The upcoming six song EP will include Rimes' versions of 'Silent Night Holy Night, 'I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas,' 'Blue Christmas,' 'Someday at Christmas,' 'Hard Candy Christmas' and 'White Christmas.'

“I love everything about the holidays,” Rimes says in a release, “and want to share the magic and joy of the season with my fans. I look forward to playing some of my favorite Christmas classics for music lovers in an intimate, cozy setting."

LeAnn Rimes One Christmas Tour Dates:

12/5 - Rutland, VT
12/7 - Bethlehem, PA
12/11 - Elmira, NY
12/12 - Poughkeepsie, NY
12/13 - Englewood, NJ
12/16 - Manhattan, KS
12/18 - Chicago, IL
12/19 - Manistee, MI

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