The breakout artist, who admitted performing on the show was a huge “honor,” selected the classic tune as it’s one of his all-time favorites.
“My performance, I think, is gonna be a lot of fun. It’s one of my favorite Christmas songs, actually called ‘The Christmas Song.’ Some of you know it as ‘Chestnuts Roasting,’ BRELAND shared ahead of the broadcast. “It’s soulful, it’s sweet and hopefully will put everybody in the holiday spirit.”
The New Jersey native delivered a calming performance of “The Christmas Song” while seated in front of a beautifully decorated fireplace roaring with flames.
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Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce joined forces to co-host CMA Country Christmas, which aired on Monday, November 29 on ABC.
The star-studded show also featured festive performances by Barrett, Pearce, Jimmie Allen with Louis York and The Shindellas, Brett Eldredge, Lady A, Pistol Annies, Carrie Underwood and Lainey Wilson.
Beginning November 30, the CMA Country Christmas will be available to watch anytime on demand and available to stream on Hulu.