Osmond released this album following her appearance on Dancing with the Stars. This album features guest vocals from siblings, Donny Osmond, Little Jimmy Osmond, and Merrill Osmond. The album is a mixture of cover versions of Christmas standards, such as "The Christmas Song" and "Away in a Manger" as well as new songs such as "The Locket" and "Christmas in the Country." It includes traditional holiday big-band music, as well Country and Christian ballads.
Released on the independent label, Hi-Fi label, The Magic of Christmas charted among the Billboard 200 albums chart, reaching a peak of #93 towards the end of the year. In addition, it also peaked at #4 on the Top Christian Albums and #9 on the Top Independent Albums chart the same year.