Country music veteran and American Idol alum, Carrie Underwood is gearing up her Christmas gift for her fans. On September 24, Underwood will be releasing a Special Edition of her Christmas album, My Gift. The vinyl will be released on November 5th.
This new version will include all 11 tracks from the 2020 release as well as 3 new tracks, including "Favorite Time Of Year," "All Is Well," and "Let There Be Peace/Something In The Water" that was performed on her HBO Max special, My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood.
The initial release of My Gift sold 41,000 copies in its first week and accumulated 1,000 streaming equivalent units along with 1,000 track equivalent units, debuting at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Top Country Albums respectively. The album also debuted at number one on the Billboard Holiday Albums and Top Christian Albums charts, Underwood's first album to do so. The achievement made Underwood the first artist to place eight consecutive number one albums on the Top Country Albums chart, according to Billboard. It reached a new peak of number five on the Billboard 200 after moving 53,000 units on the week ending December 19, 2020.
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."