Mary J. Blige continues to expand her diversity in music. The Queen of R&B is bringing R&B to the Country Music Awards Christmas Special.
Mary J. Blige, Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson and characters from the Peanuts comic strip will be among the guests on CMA Country Christmas (ABC, Dec. 2, 9 p.m. ET/PT). The two-hour special, hosted by Jennifer Nettles, tapes Friday night at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
The special, now in its fourth year, also will feature performances from Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Christian-music singer Michael W. Smith and Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale.