Reba McEntire Returns To Host ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Taping At Belmont University

Reba McEntire. Photo: ABC/Bob D’Amico

Reba McEntire will return for a second year as host of the Country Music Association’s (CMA) ninth annual CMA Country Christmas, taping Thursday, Sept. 27. This year, the taping will be held at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville. Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. CT at

The two-hour music celebration will air on ABC during the holiday season. In addition to McEntire, the lineup is set to include Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs, and Brett Young.

“I’ve always cherished celebrating Christmas alongside family and friends, taking time to reflect on the season,” shared McEntire. “I’m so excited CMA invited me back to host their show and am looking forward to fun singing carols with my friends.”

CMA Country Christmas is a production of the CMA. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and Jon Macks is the writer.

Attendees to the filming will receive 20 percent off rides to and from Curb Event Center with Uber, using the code: CMACHRISTMAS.


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