The popular faith-based brand, Country Faith’s “Country Faith Christmas Vol. 2″ is proving to be equally as successful as the first edition in the series as it moves up the Billboard Top Christian Albums sales chart this holiday season.
Top Country music stars including Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Dylan Scott, Kenny Rogers, Wynonna, Chris Young (featuring Alan Jackson), John Berry, Phil Vassar, Charlie Daniels, Rodney Atkins, Hank Williams, Jr., Darius Rucker, Brenda Lee The Bellamy Brothers and up and coming artists, Hannah Kerr and Liddy Clark all appear on this star-studded album covering their unique versions of some of the most popular Christmas classics ever. The heart-warming collection even features iconic Brenda Lee and her famous rendition of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” which was first released back in 1958 when she was only twelve years old and still sits at the top of the Billboard Holiday Airplay charts (# 6 this week) and boasts nearly 700K downloads.
Distributed through Word Entertainment/Curb Records,”Country Faith Christmas Vol. 2” is available through digital retailers, including Apple Music and Amazon, is also sold exclusively in Cracker Barrel stores and is one of only four featured Christmas releases at Cracker Barrel’s over 600 stores, which are located across the U.S.
The new holiday release follows the original “Country Faith Christmas” album, which was released in October 2013. Following its release, the album became the #1 CD Pick in People Country and was featured in Parade magazine as well as many other national publications, including Billboard, Country Weekly and more. Additionally, “Country Faith Christmas” debuted in the Top 10 on Apple Music’s Top Country Album Chart.
The Country Faith series was originally inspired by the popular books, “Country Faith” and “Country Faith Christmas”, written by columnist/writer Deborah Evans Price, Price is a Country Music Association award-winning author, as well as a freelance writer for Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, Back Home, First, and Simple Grace and is the co-founder of Country Faith, LLC where, “Celebrating the Heart and Soul of Country Music,” is her ultimate goal. Price has partnered with Wildfire7 and Bob DeMoss to produce the Country Faith brand and its product line.
With over $2.5 million in retail sales, the Country Faith music series continues their trail of long-term success and popularity as the compilation continues to expand its brand featuring recorded, book and ancillary products. There are now nine full-length albums, two books and ten jewelry pieces in the brand. Time Life Music is featuring the “Country Faith” book on national television as a bonus product in its “Faith, Hope and Country” collection and “Country Faith”has also been featured at CMA Fest with awareness and sales to over 80,000 Country Music fans each year.
Current brand partners include: Curb Records/Word Entertainment (CD/Digital), Time Life Music (TV Direct response), Regnery Faith Publications (Books), Cracker Barrel (Retail), Bob Siemon Designs (jewelry) and New Day Distribution (indie distribution).
Country Faith Christmas Vol. 2 Track Listing:
- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Carrie Underwood
- There’s A New Kid In Town – Chris Young (feat. Alan Jackson)
- Do Not Be Afraid – John Berry
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Kelsea Ballerini
- Little Drummer Boy – Hank Williams Jr.
- What Child Is This – Phil Vassar
- Mary, Did You Know? – Dylan Scott
- Do You Hear What I Hear? – Liddy Clark
- Let’s Make A Baby King – Wynonna
- A Soldier’s King – Kenny Rogers
- Christmas Eve In Bethlehem – Hannah Kerr
- I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Rodney Atkins
- What God Wants For Christmas – Darius Rucker
- Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
- Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year – The Bellamy Brothers
- The Christmas Story From The Book Of Luke (Luke 2:1-11) – Charlie Daniels
For more information, please visit www.CountryFaith.com.