PHOTOS: Reba McEntire Hosts CMA Country Christmas

See Country Artists Carol Their Cares Away Nov. 27

The Grand Ole Opry was transformed into a winter wonderland on Tuesday night (Nov. 14) for the 2017 CMA Country Christmas taping.

Host Reba McEntire had the biggest role of the night with at least four gown changes, a solo performance and two live collaborations with Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini.

Chris Young and Alan Jackson caroled together, and multi-Grammy winner CeCe Winans performed a set backed by a full gospel choir.

Additionally, Ballerini, Jackson, Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Dan + Shay, Lady Antebellum and CB30 each lit up the stage with solo performances.

But the highlight of the evening was a surprise appearance by Kris Kringle himself.

Enjoy photos from the holiday event, which airs Nov. 27 on ABC.

Santa Claus

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Chris Young and Alan Jackson

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CeCe Winans

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Kelsea Ballerini

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Reba McEntire

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Little Big Town

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Reba McEntire and Dustin Lynch

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Brett Eldredge

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Kimberly Schlapman, Reba McEntire and Karen Fairchild

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Trisha Yearwood

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Luke Bryan

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Dustin Lynch

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Little Big Town

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Dan + Shay

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Lady Antebellum

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Reba McEntire and Kelsea Ballerini

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Alan Jackson

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CB30

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