Nashville, TN (November 22, 2022)
CMT has announced a very special holiday episode of its iconic series CMT Crossroads starring Multi-GRAMMY Award winning Christian music duo FOR KING + COUNTRY. CMT Crossroads Christmas: FOR KING + COUNTRY & Friends features fellow stars BRELAND, Chrissy Metz, Natalie Grant and Rebecca St. James giving captivating performances of time-honored Christmas classics. The one-hour episode is set to premiere on Monday, December 12th at 10p/9c, exclusively on CMT. Encores are scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12th at 11p/10c; Sunday, Dec. 18th at 11a/10c; and a special Christmas Eve airing Saturday, Dec. 24th, at 7a/6c.
Tune in for an evening of exciting holiday magic as FOR KING + COUNTRY add their signature pop/rock flair to Christmas hymns including “Joy To The World,” “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” “Angels We Have Heard On High,” “Go Tell It On The Mountain,” “Silent Night” and more. Known for their electric onstage drumming, the duo also turns in a showstopping performance of “Little Drummer Boy.”
In addition, FOR KING + COUNTRY and their guests share intimate Christmas memories, family traditions and what the holiday means to them, as well as heartwarming messages of peace and hope.
FOR KING + COUNTRY reflects: “What does Christmas mean to you? For us, it sounds like the most meaningful songs ever written. It looks like different genres, family members and cultures coming together – reunited under love, joy, and the redemption of a baby boy. We linked arms with our Country Comrades at CMT to put together a special night that does just that… grateful.”
Watch their previous Christmas Special Playlist:
The duo recently received a 2023 nomination for the upcoming 65th GRAMMY Awards along with Hillary Scott of Lady A for their recently released song, “For God Is With Us.” The single is up for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for the award show that will take place on February 5 and marks the seventh nomination of their career (with four wins). FOR KING + COUNTRY also garnered the 2022 American Music Award for Favorite Inspirational Artist.