Artist Action: Kelsea Ballerini, Kelly Clarkson, Trisha Yearwood, Craig Morgan

Ballerini Brings In Christmas

Kelsea Ballerini performed “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” at the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting, held Dec. 3 at the White House in Washington, D.C. The event, hosted by Reese Witherspoon, featured a star-studded lineup with performances by David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Fall Out Boy and Tori Kelly. President Obama and his family flipped the switch on the tree. The event will air on PBS throughout December. Find broadcast times or view the special on demand at

The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in President's Park on Thursday, December 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo: Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation.

Kelsea Ballerini at the National Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 3 in Washington, DC. Photo: Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation.

Yearwood Back For Seventh Season

Trisha Yearwood returns with the seventh season of her Emmy-winning® series, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, premiering Saturday, Jan. 2 at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT. The 13-episode season will feature a trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame, a down-home dinner with Reba McEntire, a Graceland visit honoring Elvis Presley and a Habitat for Humanity build. In the premiere episode, Yearwood is honored with the ASCAP Voice of Music Award. Tour her Nashville kitchen and go behind-the-scenes at


Trisha Yearwood keeps cooking up fun on the seventh season of her show.

Morgan Partners With Line-X

Craig Morgan has partnered with Line-X as a spokesman for the leader in high performance protective coatings and truck accessories. The Black River Entertainment recording artist will help tell the real-life stories of Line-X’s uses for military, automotive, industrial, nautical and other applications. The partnership includes marketing initiatives related to his tour, content creation and digital campaigns.

Morgan will also receive the 2015 AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s Outstanding Achievement Award and star in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s halftime spectacular on Jan. 2, 2016 in Memphis.


Craig Morgan

It’s A Blackstock Christmas

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock decked out their clan for a Game of Thrones–themed holiday card. The singer shared the card on her Instagram account. Pictured with the couple are daughter River Rose, and Seth and Savannah, Blackstock’s children from a previous marriage.

kelly clarkson brandon blackstock christmas card 2015



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