November 26, 2008

Etheridge gets own Christmas TV special

A new Christmas concert special starring U.S. recording artist Melissa Etheridge is to air on HDNet, the high-definition network announced.

HD Rock Live: Melissa Etheridge -- A New Thought for Christmas Holiday Special is to premiere Sunday as part of the HDNet Concert Series.

The singer is expected to perform newly composed Christmas songs such as Ring the Bells, Light a Light and It's Christmas Time as well as traditional holiday standards such as Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and Blue Christmas.

The songs also appear on Etheridge's latest album, A New Thought for Christmas.