Wynonna Delivers Captivating “Mary, Did You Know?” Performance At “Christmas At The Opry”

Wynonna Delivers Captivating “Mary, Did You Know?” Performance At “Christmas At The Opry” | Classic Country Music | Legendary Stories and Songs Videos

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Wynonna presented a dynamic performance of “Mary, Did You Know?” at the Christmas at the Opry celebration.

Broadcast from NBC on Thursday, December 7th, Christmas at the Opry was a lively two-hour special, bringing joy to viewers with a blend of cherished Christmas favorites, timeless holiday classics, and today’s biggest hits.

The best part? The festivity was hosted by the one and only, Wynonna Judd!

CHRISTMAS AT THE OPRY -- Pictured: Wynonna Judd -- (Photo by: Katherine Bomboy/NBC via Getty Images)
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“Wynonna is one of the most recognized and lauded performers in country music,” said NBCU Entertainment Senior Vice President of Live Events, Cassandra Tryon. “Not only is she incredibly talented, her selflessness and passion for putting the needs of others in the spotlight is unmatched.”

Listen to what Wynonna says “being country” is all about!


History Of The Beloved Christmas Song

“Mary, Did You Know?” is a Christmas song addressing Mary, the mother of Jesus, with lyrics written by Mark Lowry in 1984, and music written by Buddy Greene in 1991. It was originally recorded by Christian recording artist Michael English on his self-titled debut solo album in 1991.

The song has since gone on to become a modern Christmas classic, recorded by hundreds of artists over the years, across multiple genres. Several recordings have reached the top ten on the Billboard R&B and Holiday charts.

Wynonna’s Performance

Wynonna delivered a powerful and heartfelt rendition of “Mary, Did You Know?” that captivated the audience during the event. Taking the stage in a beautiful velvet gown, she sang her heart out, her voice resonating with a certain depth and gritty quality to it. She received a standing ovation and some audience members were moved to tears.

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See the video of Wynonna performing “Mary, Did You Know?” at the Christmas at the Opry below!

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