Thomas Rhett & Lauren Akins to Co-Host “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special on Nov. 30

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins will co-host the 11th annual CMA Country Christmas TV special. The show, which was recorded a couple of weeks ago, will air on ABC on Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. CT.

This year’s show represents the first time TR and Lauren have hosted the event. Past emcees of the holiday extravaganza have included Trisha Yearwood (2019), Reba McEntire (2017-2018) and Jennifer Nettles (2010-2016).

This year’s lineup will be announced soon. Last year’s lineup featured Yearwood, Dierks Bentley, Kristin Chenoweth, for King & Country, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young.

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