10:00 PM Dec 3, 2013
(Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT) Mary J. Blige sings the national anthem before the Oakland Raiders play the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Arlington, Texas.
(MCT) - Though it takes place at the start of awards season -- and is presented by the same Nashville trade group that puts on the Country Music Assn. Awards -- "CMA Country Christmas" doesn't revolve around the distribution of trophies.