A Christmas Gift to You

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A Christmas Gift to You
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Studio album by Johnny Reid
Released October 22, 2013 (2013-10-22)
Genre Country, Christmas
Length 39:46
Label Universal Music Canada
Producer Bob Ezrin
Johnny Reid chronology
Fire It Up
(2012)
A Christmas Gift to You
(2013)

A Christmas Gift to You is the second Christmas album by Canadian country music artist Johnny Reid. It was released on October 22, 2013 by Universal Music Canada.[1] The album was produced by Bob Ezrin.[2][3] It features collaborations with Peter Frampton and Isabelle Boulay.[4]

It won the 2014 Juno Award for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year.

Commercial performance[edit]

In its first week of release, the album debuted at number seven on the Canadian Albums Chart. In the week of December 18, 2013, the album sold 18,000 copies, peaking at number two behind Beyoncé Knowles's self-titled album.[5]

As of January 10, 2014, the album has sold 106,000 copies in Canada.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day"   4:06
2. "Angels We Have Heard on High"   2:59
3. "O Holy Night"   3:59
4. "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (featuring Peter Frampton) 3:41
5. "Mary, Did You Know?"   4:10
6. "Winter Star"   3:32
7. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/O Come All Ye Faithful"   2:50
8. "Away in a Manger"   3:05
9. "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming"   1:39
10. "The Little Drummer Boy"   3:58
11. "Silent Night/Sainte Nuit" (featuring Isabelle Boulay) 3:13
12. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"   2:34
Total length:
39:46

Charts and certifications[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[7] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Platinum 80,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnny Reid brings Christmas tour to Edmonton". Edmonton Journal. October 4, 2013. Retrieved November 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ Devlin, Mike (November 13, 2013). "Reflections of Christmas past: Johnny Reid at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre". Times Colonist. Retrieved November 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Marchand, Francois (November 20, 2013). "Johnny Reid puts his faith in Christmas (with video)". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved November 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ "A Christmas Gift to You – Johnny Reid". AllMusic. Retrieved November 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ Cross, Alan (December 18, 2013). "Weekly Music Sales Report: 18 December 2013". A Journal of Musical Things. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Canada’s Digital Music Sales Rise in 2013 Unlike the U.S.; Eminem, Robin Thicke Among Top Selling Artists". January 10, 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Johnny Reid Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Johnny Reid.
  8. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Johnny Reid – A Christmas Gift to You". Music Canada.