When country music superstar Carrie Underwood announced in the summer of 2020 that she planned on releasing her first-ever Christmas album, her fans went wild with excitement.
Considering that most Christmas albums release in late October, the Sept. 25 drop of Underwood’s My Gift was super early.
Here’s why the American Idol champ decided to gift her fans when she did.
Underwood’s 1st holiday music album
Underwood announced in July 2020 of her plans to release her very first holiday music album, titled My Gift. While she’s performed holiday tunes in the past, My Gift marks her first complete album in the genre.
In the album’s trailer in July 2020 the mother of two revealed how she decided this was the year to release a holiday song collection.
“This year,” she said, “it was just kind of on my heart to do