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Carrie Underwood Announces “My Gift (Special Edition)” Album

The critically-acclaimed holiday album will be gaining three added songs this season.

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Christmas has come early for Carrie Underwood fans! The Grammy Award-winning artist will be releasing My Gift (Special Edition), her debut Christmas album with three additional tracks!

This amped up edition will make its way to stores in CD and digital format on Sept. 24 and in vinyl on Nov. 5. The original version, released Sept. 25, 2020, made waves through the music industry. My Gift hit #1 across multiple global charts after its debut, including Billboard’s Country, Christian and Holiday charts.

According to a press release, My gift is a “combination of beloved traditional songs celebrating the spiritual nature of Christmas and several other originals.”

Originals on the adored holiday album include songs such as “Jesus, Take the Wheel” and “Something in the Water” written with industry icon Brett James and Cry Pretty co-producer David Garcia.

Other highlights on My Gift include collaboration with Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning John Legend on “Hallelujah” and a special appearance from Carrie’s five-year-old son Isaiah on “Little Drummer Boy.” Check out the sweet mother-son moment below!

So what songs will be added to such a beloved line up? “All Is Well,” “Let There Be Peace/Something In The Water” and “Favorite Time of the Year” are set to be the latest additions.

Fans have already come to know and love “Let There Be Peace/Something In The Water” and “Favorite Time of the Year” from HBO Max’s MY GIFT: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood. The holiday musical special has wowed virtual audiences with Underwood’s incredible vocals, accompanied by an orchestra and choir.

Check out the full tracklist below to see what incredible music can be anticipated.

My Gift (Special Edition) Track List:
1. Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee (Traditional)
2. O Come All Ye Faithful (Traditional)
3. Let There Be Peace (Carrie Underwood, Brett James, David Garcia)
4. Little Drummer Boy (featuring Isaiah Fisher) (Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine Davis)
5. Sweet Baby Jesus (Carrie Underwood, Brett James, David Garcia)
6. Hallelujah (with John Legend) (John Stephens, Toby Gad)
7. O Holy Night (Traditional)
8. Mary, Did You Know? (Buddy Greene, Mark Lowry)
9. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)
10. Away In A Manger (Traditional)
11. Silent Night (Traditional)
12. Favorite Time Of Year (Carrie Underwood, Hillary Lindsey, Chris DeStefano)
13. All Is Well (Michael W. Smith, Wayne Kirkpatrick)
14. Let There Be Peace/Something In The Water (LIVE From HBO Max’s MY GIFT: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood) (Carrie Underwood, Brett James, David Garcia, Chris DeStefano)

While these freshly added tracks serve as an extra present for this year’s holiday season, a holiday album is a gift Underwood has wanted to give to fans since the beginning.

My Gift is an album I’ve wanted to make from the beginning of my career,” said Underwood in a press release. “It’s been such a blessing to share this special music and I’m excited to share even more with the release of My Gift (Special Edition).

Having now given listeners the gift of even more wonderful music, Underwood fans can prepare to get into the holiday spirit again. For fans who are ready to get into the holiday spirit early, My Gift (Special Edition) is available for pre-order here!

Check out the 2020 My Gift album below to start enjoying Underwood’s masterpiece as we await the upcoming special edition version.

Which song off Carrie Underwood’s My Gift album is your favorite? Let us know by sending us a tweet @CS_Country.

Written by Kelly Gilmore

Kelly is a senior broadcast journalism student at the University of Central Florida! She has an unquenchable passion for all things pop culture and entertainment news. When she isn't writing articles, hosting interviews or working on entertainment news, Kelly can be found binge-watching her favorite shows.

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