TIS THE SEASON CHRISTMAS MUSIC ROUND-UP 2012 With Christmas coming right around the corner, the annual barrage of Yuletide-themed CDs is about to hit the streets featuring several familiar faces, alongside a few relative newcomers, who all share an affinity for the classic carols from yesteryear, crossed with a handful of spirited originals. Here’s a highlight reel chronicling a dozen of 2012’s seasonal sounds, spanning the contemporary likes of Steven Curtis Chapman and Francesca Battistelli, to the soulful Mandisa, the worshipful rock of Jeremy Camp and Kutless, plus several surprises. CCMMAGAZINE.COM