ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, November 17th, leading entertainment retailer HSN will ring in the holiday season with the HSN Live Mary J. Blige Christmas Special presented by The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas. Nine-time GRAMMY Award® winner Blige will perform tracks from her first ever holiday album A Mary Christmas, during a special one-hour performance across all of HSN's platforms including TV, online and mobile. HSN veteran and the album's producer David Foster will perform with Mary onstage in support of her new album.
Mary J. Blige is the latest artist to join the HSN Live concert series, which has featured other successful launches from some of the biggest names in music including Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and Josh Groban.
"Working with the legendary David Foster to bring this project to life has been an amazing experience and I'm proud of what we have achieved together," said Blige. "I'm excited to have David join me for my return to the HSN Live stage and look forward to singing these wonderful songs for my many HSN fans."
"We are thrilled to welcome Mary J. Blige back to the HSN Live stage," said Andy Sheldon, Chief Creative Officer for HSNi and General Manager of HSN Productions. "Through her fragrance and former album releases on HSN, we've seen how engaged and loyal Mary's fans are and look forward to another successful concert in conjunction with her first holiday album."
Blige has sold more than 50 million albums. Among her many accolades, Blige can claim eight multi-platinum albums, nine GRAMMY Awards (she has been nominated for a staggering 29) and four American Music Awards.
HSN's exclusive CD bundle ($13.95) feature A Mary Christmas and 6 bonus digital downloads of some of her greatest hits. The individual A Mary Christmas CD is also available for $11.95. Both are currently available across all of HSN's platforms including TV, online and via mobile.
- Little Drummer Boy
- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- My Favorite Things
- This Christmas
- The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer
- When You Wish Upon a Star (featuring Barbra Streisand & Chris Botti)
- Mary, Did You Know
- Do You Hear What I Hear? (featuring Jessie J.)
- Petit Papa Noel
- The First Noel (featuring The Clark Sisters)
- Noche De Paz (Silent Night) (featuring Marc Anthony]
Bonus Digital Download Track List:
- Be Without You
- Family Affair
- Mr. Wrong
- Real Love
- No More Drama
Be sure to tune in to Mary's HSN Live holiday concert special on November 17 at 6 p.m. (EDT) on HSN, HSN.com or via HSN Mobile. For more information about HSN Live, Mary J. Blige and to order A Mary Christmas, please visit HSN.com and join in the conversation @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.
HSN is a leading interactive entertainment and lifestyle retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle, fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts live to 95 million households in the US in HD 24/7 and its website - hsn.com features more than 50,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. HSN, founded 36 years ago as the first shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI). For more information, please visit HSN.com, or follow @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.
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