Best-selling Contemporary Christian singer Amy Grant
will be joined by her husband Vince Gill
for a breathtaking performance of “Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)” during “CMA Country Christmas,” airing Thursday, Dec. 1
(9:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles will host the two-hour holiday extravaganza with performances from “American Idol” runner up Lauren Alaina, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Brian Setzer with special guest Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Keith Urban, and Gill in a special duet with Miss Piggy.
“CMA Country Christmas” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer, Paul Miller is the director, and David Wild is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.