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Lady Antebellum, Mary J. Blige join CMA ‘Country Christmas’

Lady Antebellum, Mary J. Blige join CMA ‘Country Christmas’

PART OF 'COUNTRY CHRISTMAS:' Lady Antebellum, from left, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood, perform at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Nashville, Tenn. The band is the latest to be added to the CMA special's lineup. Photo: Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Lady Antebellum are joining the lineup for “CMA Country Christmas.”

Characters from “Peanuts” are also joining the special, which will be hosted by Jennifer Nettles.

Other performers include Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lucy Hale, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Michael W. Smith.

“CMA Country Christmas” airs Dec. 2 on ABC.

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