We've got quite a little backlog of artists working on Christmas albums to tell you about, but this one just "came across the wire", as they say, and it's unexpected enough to merit an immediate mention.
This season's The Voice has wrapped for the year and one of the contestants who didn't win, Anthony Evans, Jr., let slip that he is currently recording background vocals for a Cee Lo Green Christmas album.
Cee Lo, who serves as one of the judges on NBC's The Voice, has written and recorded several iconic smash tunes already--most notably "Crazy" with Gnarls Barkley and the solo track "Forget You". He also performed Donny Hathaway's "This Christmas" last season as part of the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade television special and also for "Christmas In Washington". Additionally, you might have caught Cee Lo on Christmas In Rockefeller Center singing the traditional "Silent Night". So, apparently, he's been bursting with holiday spirit for the last half year or more.
It'd be nice to see Cee Lo write an original holiday tune that's as universally true and relatable as "Crazy" and "Forget You", but I guess we'll have to wait and see. Cee?