This year’s CMA Country Christmas will be hosted by Reba McEntire. Reba said watching the show had become a holiday tradition for her and she is thrilled to be asked host this year. According to people.com the show will be taped at the Grand Ole Opry House. Reba is taking over for Jennifer Nettle who hosted the show for the past seven years.
November is going to be a very busy month for Garth Brooks: In addition to the release of his ‘The Ultimate Collection’ box set and holiday duets record with wife Trisha Yearwood, both on Nov. 11, he will release his 11th studio album at the end of the month. ‘Gunslinger,’ Brooks’ new record, is set for release on Nov. 25.