For the 2020 CMA Country Christmas special, Darius Rucker collaborated with violinist Lindsey Sterling to play out the traditional Christmas song, “What Child is This.” Their performance will be necessary for the yearly holiday broadcast on Monday night (Nov. 30); however, before the show airs, the two artists dropped their vacation team-up as a digital single
It’s not the first occasion when Stirling released a violin-centered version of the Christmas classic: She remembered an instrumental-just recording of the track for her 2017 occasion album, Warmest in the Winter. While Stirling is more connected with genres like dubstep and electronic music, she’s likewise no outsider to CMA Country Christmas, as the 2020 broadcast denotes her third-year participation in the yearly special.
Kicking off the holiday season with #CMAchristmas TONIGHT at 9|8c on ABC! Tune in to watch me perform “What Child Is This?” with @DariusRucker! ?? https://t.co/66crImojD7 pic.twitter.com/UYz1eBpHin— Lindsey Stirling (@LindseyStirling) November 30, 2020
“I was so eager to be a part of the CMA Country Christmas again this year. Consistently, they give me a fabulous opportunity to shimmer in their terrific show,” Stirling notes. “This year was additional special since I had the chance to work together with the amazing Darius Rucker.”
Lindsey Stirling will play “What Child is This?” with Darius Rucker for the “CMA Country Christmas” uncommon Monday night. She likewise has a virtual show, “Home for the Holidays,” coming on Dec.12. Cara Robbins
The Christmas season is a rush for Lindsey Stirling.
For as far back as three years, the musician has moved into the special seasons with her annual Christmas tour. The pandemic has stopped that custom in 2020. However, Stirling has discovered several different ways to keep occupied.
On Monday night, the “Dancing with the Stars” next in line makes that big appearance with Darius Rucker for the “CMA Country Christmas” unique, as indicated by a news discharge shipped off the Deseret News. The two will play out their two-part harmony of “What Child is This?” that they delivered over Thanksgiving weekend.
Performances on Monday night include:
Kelsea Ballerini — “Santa Baby”
Gabby Barrett “The First Noel”
Lady A “Wonderful Christmastime” and “Little Saint Nick”
Little Big Town “Christmas Time Is Here”
Stirling recently released a solo version of the Christmas song on her 2017 collection “Warmer in the Winter.” The virtual Christmas show — highlighting “All I Want For Christmas,” “Let It Snow,” “Angels We Have Heard On High,” and “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” — will stream Dec. 12 at 1 and 6 p.m. MT.
Year’s CMA Country Christmas special will air on Monday night (Nov. 30) at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. Stirling and Rucker’s presentation of “What Child is This” is one of the various energizing contributions highlighted during the show. Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Lady A and, Tim McGraw are just a few of the acts contributing performances. Thomas Rhett will have the show unexpectedly this year, close by his better half, Lauren Akins.
Is it true that you are excited about this astonishing performance? So jump on the floor at sharp nine on ABC.