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Watch: Carrie Underwood releases uplifting original Christmas song 'Let There Peace' from upcoming holiday album 'My Gift'

Carrie Underwood [Joseph Llanes photo]
Carrie Underwood [Joseph Llanes photo]

Hear Carrie Underwood and a gospel choir croon an uplifting holiday call for peace, hope and joy with the original song "Let There Peace," from the Checotah native's upcoming Christmas album "My Gift."

As previously reported, Underwood will release her first Christmas album, "My Gift," globally next month. The album will be available on digital and CD on Sept. 25 and on red vinyl on Oct. 30. 

As previously reported, the seven-time Grammy Award winner released the initial track listing for "My Gift" Thursday on social media, unveiling that the yuletide collection will include two special collaborations as well as a combination of beloved traditional favorites and several originals.

Today, Underwood unwrapped “Let There Be Peace,” which is available now and as an instant grat track when fans pre-order the digital album here

The country music superstar also revealed more details about the new album today, including that two of the new original songs - "Let There Be Peace" and "Sweet Baby Jesus" - are co-written by Underwood, her frequent collaborator and fellow Oklahoman Brett James (“Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Something In The Water”) and her "Cry Pretty" album co-producer, David Garcia.

In addition to a special appearance by Underwood’s 5-year-old son, Isaiah Fisher, on the holiday classic that inspired the album title, “Little Drummer Boy,” "My Gift" also features her first collaboration with Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award (EGOT) winner John Legend, on the original track, “Hallelujah,” written by Legend and Toby Gad (“All of Me”). 

"My Gift" 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)


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Carrie Underwood [Joseph Llanes photo]

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