11/29/21 Nashville Minute

— Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce are teaming up tonight to host CMA Country Christmas. They were announced as the hosts during the CMA Awards earlier this month in Nashville. Country music’s finest are taking the stage tonight for the CMA County Christmas special. They include Carrie Underwood, Brett Eldredge, Lady A and Lainey Wilson. Hosts Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce will also perform. The 12th annual show airs tonight on ABC and tomorrow on Hulu.

— Rising country singer Mitchell Tenpenny is engaged to be married. He popped the question during the long Thanksgiving break to fellow country music newcomer Meghan Patrick. The two got engaged at a popular Nashville bar called Loses Bar & Grill. That’s where they met four years ago.

— Blake Shelton is dropping a deluxe version of his latest album, ‘Body Language.’ The expanded project features four brand new songs, including collaborations with stars like Hardy and Brooks & Dunn. It’s due out on December 3rd.

— Chris Young is wrapping up his Famous Friends Tour. It kicked off October 21st in Little Rock and ends Sunday, December 5th, in Connecticut. Mitchell Tenpenny and Callista Clark are serving as support. The tour is in support of Young’s album with the same name.