Jennifer Nettles Returning as ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Host This December
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well, for Jennifer Nettles at least. The country singer and actress will return to her hosting duties for CMA Country Christmas for the sixth year this winter.
The annual ABC holiday special will run for two hours on the evening of Dec. 3.
"The holiday season is all about spreading joy. That's one of my favorite things about CMA Country Christmas," Nettles says in a press release. "The festive performances and powerful collaborations, with so many artists I admire, make this the most wonderful time of the year!"
The show will be taped live from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on Nov. 7. Audience members are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the taping, as the Country Music Association is partnering with Disney / ABC Television Group (DATG) and Toys for Tots for its "Share the Joy" holiday campaign to distribute gifts to children in need.
"Our artist community is extremely generous and so are our fans," says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "It is our goal to make sure no child goes without a present this Christmas and we are grateful to our network partner ABC and Toys for Tots for helping to make this dream come true for children everywhere."
The lineup of 2015 CMA Country Christmas performances will be announced in the coming weeks.
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