Trace Adkins Delivers Christmas Miracle With Heavenly ‘We Three Kings’ Performance

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Nothing sounds like Christmas more than the purity and resonance of Trace Adkins‘ voice on a traditional Christmas carol!

Truly one of the most talented and recognizable acts in country music, Adkins has become a forerunner in country music, and with the highly anticipated release of his 2013 Christmas album, he brought a very welcomed new sound to songs both new and old.

Adkins’ album, The King’s Gift, stole the hearts of millions of fans everywhere and charted in the Top 10 Holiday albums shortly after release. It was a classic holiday album that included the songs “Wexford Carol,” “Tannenbaum,” “O’ Come Emmanuel,” “Away in a Manger,” “I Saw Three Ships,” “Silent Night,” “We Three Kings,” “Carol of the Drum,” “Oh Holy Night,” and “What Child Is This.”

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That same year, Adkins kicked off the holiday season with a series of performances called The Christmas Show Tour that drew large crowds at each event and was such a great time for everyone that he continued the tradition the following year!

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Throughout both holiday tours, his team captured great shots of all his performances – one of them being this epic and angelic rendition of “We Three Kings.”

“We Three Kings” is a beloved Christmas carol that dates back to the 19th century.

Written by John Henry Hopkins Jr. in 1857, the song was first featured in a Christmas pageant at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Hopkins was both a composer and an Episcopalian minister, and he penned the lyrics and music for “We Three Kings.”

The carol tells the story of the journey of the Magi, the three wise men, who followed the star to Bethlehem to bring gifts to the newborn Jesus. Each verse of the song represents a gift offered by the wise men – gold, frankincense, and myrrh – symbolizing Jesus’s kingship, divinity, and eventual sacrifice.

“We Three Kings” has become a cherished part of Christmas celebrations, known for its haunting melody and evocative lyrics that transport listeners back to the biblical narrative of the Nativity. Its enduring popularity has led to numerous renditions and adaptations, securing its place as a timeless classic in the canon of Christmas carols.

If you need a boost of Christmas cheer this year, this is exactly with the doctor ordered.

Watch Trace Adkins’ sing this family favorite in the video below!

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