This holiday season, country music icon and lifestyle influencer, Martina McBride, has been busy helping spread a little Christmas magic to her fans. Whether it be by setting the mood for your annual holiday party with her recently released jazz influenced and symphony orchestra backed album,Â Itâ€™s The Holiday Season, or by helping craft perfect recipes for your family and friends with her new cookbook,Â Martinaâ€™s Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real LifeÂ and current show onÂ Food Network, â€œMartinaâ€™s Tableâ€ (airing Sundays at 12pm ET/PT), McBride has all your holiday entertaining needs covered!
Most recently, McBride has been on the road with herÂ The Joy of Christmas Tour 2018, which just had a stellarÂ sold-out three night runÂ at Nashvilleâ€™s own Schermerhorn Symphony over the weekend. Each stop on the tour has incorporated the amazing talents of local orchestras as McBride delivers her jazzy take on everyoneâ€™s favorite holiday standards and her classic hits.
McBride also treated viewers of theÂ 92ndÂ Annual Macyâ€™s Thanksgiving Day ParadeÂ to her rendition of â€œMost Wonderful Time of Yearâ€ atop the Balsam Hill float. She was also on hand at this yearâ€™sÂ Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree LightingÂ event where she performed â€œWinter Wonderlandâ€ standing in front of the New York spectacle that draws thousands of visitors to the city from across the globe.
Up next, fans can catch McBride on â€œLive! with Kelly and Ryanâ€ onÂ Tuesday, December 11thÂ where she will be in the kitchen showing the hosts a few of her favorite recipes that are perfect for holiday entertaining. She will return to the show onÂ Monday, December 24thÂ for their special Christmas show where she will perform.
About Martina McBride:
Martina McBride is a multiple GrammyÂ©-nominated country singer, whose vocals have kept her at the top of the charts garnering six #1 hits and 20 top 10 singles. Selling more than 18 million albums to date, she has earned 14 Gold, nine Platinum, three Double Platinum and two Triple Platinum certifications. In addition, she has been honored with more than 15 major music awards, including four wins from the Country Music Association and three Academy of Country Music Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year. She recently released a new Christmas album,Â Itâ€™s The Holiday Season, that features her favorite Christmas standards, all with the backing of a symphony. Martina also hit the road for The Joy of Christmas 2018 tour where she enlisted the talents of local orchestras to back her jazzy renditions of everyoneâ€™s holiday favorites. Apart from music, Martina remains active as a lifestyle influencer. She recently released her latest cookbook,Â Martinaâ€™s Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real LifeÂ and also premiered her new show,Â Martinaâ€™s Table, on Food Network. The lifestyle program will offer viewers a glimpse into how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen. Martina is also passionate about her charity initiative Team Music Is Love, which has been responsible for many successful fundraising and volunteer projects helping causes such as hunger relief, cancer research, combating domestic violence and helping children in need.