CMA, Country Artists Plan ABC Christmas Special

The Country Music Association and numerous country artists will tape a 90-minute television special, CMA Country Christmas, next month for ABC. The taping will take place in front of a live audience at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 11, the day after the CMA Awards . The special will air Nov. 29. Participating artists include Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker and Sugarland.