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The 2022 CMA Country Christmas special was hosted by Carly Pearce. Pearce previously hosted CMA Country Christmas with Gabby Barrett in 2021, but hosted solo in 2022.
Speaking about the special, Pearce said she was, “SO excited & honored to be your host again this year for @cma Country Christmas!”
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On top of hosting, Pearce performed multiple times during CMA Country Christmas. She covered “Here Comes Santa Claus” to open the show.
Pearce was all smiles throughout her performance of “Here Comes Santa Claus.” She cheerfully interacted with the various band members and backing vocalists as she made her way around the set.
Viewers thoroughly enjoyed watching Pearce sing “Here Comes Santa Claus.” People commenting on the video of her performance on the CMA’s official Facebook page wrote:
“Carly is amazing! Just as good live as on the radio or TV. Catch her in concert when you can!”
“What a great host!!!! Carly Pearce is just perfect !!!”
“Loved the show! Carly did a wonderful job!!! All of the guests were great too!”
“Love Carly !!!! She needs a Christmas album!”
“It was SO GOOD!!!”
It’s clear Pearce’s cover of “Here Comes Santa Claus” was a big hit! You can enjoy the video of her performance below.
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