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Andra Day to release Christmas EP, 'Merry Christmas from Andra Day'


Wed, Nov 2nd 2016 05:50 pm

Soul sensation to appear on several holiday TV specials in December

Grammy-nominated soul singer Andra Day has released "Merry Christmas From Andra Day," a five-track Christmas collection, via all digital service providers. A physical version will be available from Warner Bros. Records on Nov. 18.

The set includes the Christmas classics "Someday At Christmas" (with Stevie Wonder), "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Winter Wonderland," "Carol of the Bells," and "The First Noel."

"God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman" was recorded with country singer Jennifer Nettles as a duet for Nettles' upcoming holiday album. Day will perform it with Nettles on the "CMA Country Christmas Special" at the Grand Ole Opry, which airs on Nov. 28. Day will also perform "Someday at Christmas" on the show.

Day's other television appearances include being the headline musical performer on this year's Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family Christmas Special," which airs Nov. 17. She will sing "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and "Winter Wonderland." She will also perform on "Empire's White Hot Holidays," a music and variety special hosted by Taraji P. Henson and the cast of "Empire" that airs before the hit show's finale on FOX on Dec. 7. And finally, Day will perform "Winter Wonderland" on the "America's Got Talent Holiday Special," which airs in December.

Hailing from San Diego, Day was nominated for two Grammys for Best R&B Album for her biographical debut, "Cheers To The Fall," and Best R&B Performance for her anthem "Rise Up." The single's reception landed her on such shows as "The View," "Dancing with the Stars," "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," "CBS Saturday Morning," "Good Morning America," "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," "LIVE with Kelly & Michael" and the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Earlier this year, Day performed at Hillary Clinton's "I'm With Her" concert in Los Angeles. 

For more information on Day, visit http://www.andraday.com.

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