ABC will broadcast 2019 CMA Country Christmas Tuesday evening particular as soon as once more, giving nation music followers one other likelihood to see For King & Nation & # 39; s dazzling performance of "Little Drummer Boy". The Australian Christian pop duo stunned followers throughout the premiere of the particular on December four with an interpretation of the beloved Christmas tune.
CMA Country Christmas it would air on December 24 on ABC, after the published of Santa Claus Is Comin & # 39; to City. Organized by Trisha Yearwood, the particular additionally options Christmas performances by Woman Antebellum, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Younger, Runaway June, Rascal Flatts and different nation music singers.
For King & Nation is a Nashville-based duo composed of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone. Previously generally known as Joel & Luke, the duo modified its identify in 2009 after signing with Warner Music Group with Ben Glover as its producer.
"We wanted a band name that had more meaning. We were in the studio recording our debut album that Joel had the idea of All The King & # 39; s Men, like Humpty Dumpty's lullaby," Luke said at the time of the name change. "Our producer listened to our conversation and turned around in his chair and said: & # 39; What about For King & Country? & # 39; And we all feel a sense of providence at that time." For the king and the country "was the battle cry of the English soldiers willing to give their lives for their king and their country. And now it has become our mission, letting our side live for our King and our country."
If you can't tune in to the special, you can watch the band's performance below.
The beloved annual country music holiday special also had a major change in 2019, with Yearwood taking a step forward for the Reba McEntire replacement host concert.
"I think a little nervousness is good," Yearwood shared with PopCulture.com and other media about the great concert. "There's a line in & # 39; Each Woman in This City & # 39; that claims: & # 39; You’ve gotten this child, and what if you happen to don't? & # 39; I feel all of us have that factor. I don't know, most likely so do you. I hope so. You assume everybody will understand, "I don't know what I'm doing." There's a time if you do what you do, that you just assume: & # 39; Do I actually know and why am I right here? & # 39;
"I feel that little voice is all the time in my head a bit," he continued. "However I even have a supreme confidence that I understand how to sing. And I do know when I’ll exit and do one thing I can do. And it has been attention-grabbing that it has helped to not be so nervous, particularly in a program like this, to decide on somebody youthful than me that’s extra nervous than me and strategy them and make them not nervous. And that helps me. They don't understand that I’m serving to. "
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