CMA Country Christmas hosted by Reba McEntire
Grand Ole Opry House
Tue, Nov 14 7:00 pm
Country Music queen Reba McEntire will debut as host for the eighth annual CMA Country Christmas event from Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry House. The popular holiday special is slated to air on the ABC Television network on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27 8|7c. "Christmas is such a special time. It reminds me of growing up in Oklahoma and singing carols with my family," said McEntire. "I'm just tickled to join a group of some of my best Country buddies onstage to celebrate the holiday season. This is where my love of music began." "Reba epitomizes country and the cheer of the holiday season," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. "She's also the most nominated female in CMA Awards history, so the fit couldn't be more perfect." Tickets for the November 14 taping of "CMA Country Christmas" go on sale Friday, October 6, at Opry.com. Artist performer lineup to be announced soon. Multi-media entertainment mogul and mom Reba McEntire has become a household name through a successful career that spans across music, television, film, theater and retail. Reba has achieved a rare pinnacle with 35 No. 1 singles and over 56 million albums sold worldwide. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member has won 15 American Music Awards, nine People's Choice Awards, seven CMA Awards and two Grammy Awards, the first-ever American Country Countdown NASH Icon Award and a National Artistic Achievement Award from the U.S. Congress. The Oklahoma native is an acclaimed actress with 11 movie credits, lead role on Broadway in Annie Get Your Gun and star of the six-season sitcom "Reba." Her partnership with Dillard's has expanded into a successful the lifestyle brand for the last decade.