Reba McEntire Returns to Host “CMA Country Christmas” With Brad Paisley, Dan + Shay, Martina McBride & More

Reba McEntire is the hostess with the mostest.

Reba will return for a second year as host of the ninth annual CMA Country Christmas, a two-hour music celebration that airs on ABC during the holiday season.

CMA Country Christmas will be taped on Sept. 27 at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville. This year’s lineup includes 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,” says Reba. “I’m so excited CMA invited me back to host their show and am looking forward to fun singing carols with my friends.”

Tickets go on sale on Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. CT.

photo by Tammie Arroyo,