(New York, New York) – Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson’s first Christmas album Wrapped In Red debuts at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart selling over 69,700 units. This marks the biggest holiday album debut for a female artist since 2010.
Kelly spent this past week shooting her upcoming yet-to-be titled Christmas special which will air on NBC on December 11th. The special was shot at The Venetian Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and will be produced by Done and Dusted Productions.
Wrapped In Red is available now at all digital and physical providers. A special vinyl edition of the album is also available at KellyClarkson.com <http://KellyClarkson.com> . The album features brand new instant classics such as the first single, “Underneath The Tree,” and title track, “Wrapped In Red” as well as Christmas favorites, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, “Blue Christmas”, “Run Run Rudolph,” “Please Come Home For Christmas” and many more.
The Los Angeles Times states the first single, “Underneath The Tree” is a “remarkably cheery single”, while Billboard says, “It’s not hard to imagine other pop stars covering the tune in a decade’s time.” “Underneath The Tree,” was written by Kelly and hit songwriter/producer Greg Kurstin as well as produced by Kurstin. Kelly enlisted Kurstin who was one of her partners on the Grammy Award winning album Stronger. Together, Kelly and Greg bring a fresh, contemporary sound to this new holiday music ensuring the songs are big hits and evergreen holiday favorites.
“Underneath The Tree”
From Wrapped In Red