Premiering on WKRN News 2 on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9AM

For a full list of broadcast dates and times, click here.

Brought to you by the Emmy Award-winning producers of the Nashville Christmas Parade, the Nashville Holiday Music Special will share the joy of the season with audiences nationwide from Music City, USA.

The Nashville Holiday Music Special will premier on WKRN News 2 on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9AM. Additional airings on WKRN include Friday, Dec. 9 at 12:30AM, Christmas Eve, December 24 at 4PM and will air nationwide throughout the season. For a full list of broadcast dates and times, click here.

The one-hour program will feature a star-studded lineup of performances and celebrity appearances from iconic Nashville locations. Join some of Music City’s best entertainers for a festive celebration of the most wonderful time of the year.

Performers

Featuring a star-studded lineup of performances and celebrity appearances

Iconic Nashville Locations

Filmed in and around Nashville, including the Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry and Skyway Studios

Hosts

Hosted nationally by Chris Kirkpatrick with local hosts Neil Orne & Nikki Burdine along with special correspondents Allee-Sutton Hethcoat & Meaghan Thomas

PERFORMANCES & APPEARANCES BY

Walker Hayes
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Walker Hayes

Dailey & Vincent
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Dailey & Vincent

Debbie Gibson
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Debbie Gibson

Fisk Jubilee Singers
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Fisk Jubilee Singers

JD McPherson
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JD McPherson

Lucie Silvas
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Lucie Silvas

Music City Strings
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Music City Strings

Old Crow Medicine Show
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Old Crow Medicine Show

Pistol Annies
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Pistol Annies

Runaway June
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Runaway June

The War & Treaty
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The War & Treaty

Ally Jackson
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Ally Jackson

Andrew Slonecker
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Andrew Slonecker

Chamberlin Little
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Chamberlin Little

Gabrielle Ware
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Gabrielle Ware

Jake Hoot
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Jake Hoot

Kyla Jade
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Kyla Jade

Sierra Fermin
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Sierra Fermin

Raleigh de Los Reyes
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Raleigh de Los Reyes

Santa
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Santa

SPONSORS

HOSTED BY

Nikki Burdine
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Nikki Burdine

Local Co-Host

Neil Orne
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Neil Orne

Local Co-Host

Meaghan Thomas
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Meaghan Thomas

Special Correspondent

Allee-Sutton Hethcoat
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Allee-Sutton Hethcoat

Special Correspondent

Chris Kirkpatrick
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Chris Kirkpatrick

National Host

Benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

At the heart of the Nashville Holiday Music Special is a mission that is making a difference for children and families across the community, region and beyond.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, treating a full range of pediatric health issues from colds and broken bones to complex heart diseases and cancer. Achieving 10 out of 10 nationally ranked pediatric specialties in 2021, Children’s Hospital was named among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” for the 15th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Children’s Hospital earned the distinction as the No. 1 pediatric hospital in Tennessee, and in a new regional ranking, sharing first place in the Southeast Region.

As a nonprofit organization, Children’s Hospital cares for all children regardless of their family’s ability to pay. The Nashville Holiday Music Special gains national exposure and fundraising opportunities for Children’s Hospital, making a difference for countless patients and their families.

For more about Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt: ChildrensHospitalVanderbilt.org.

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1,800

children treated daily

400+
Physicians

No. 1
pediatric hospital in TN and the Southeast

100%
of each dollar raised goes to lifesaving care