The holiday season is fast approaching, which means snuggling under a blanket and watching a good Christmas movie. Mariah Carey is the undisputed Queen of Christmas, and Carey herself is no stranger to the classic Christmas movie. She’s just one of several musicians starring in a Christmas movie.
Kelly Rowland has made a name for herself as a singer and TV personality, as well as an actress. Since her years as a member of Destiny’s Child, Rowland has appeared in films such as Freddy vs Jason, think like a manand bad hair.
In 2019, Rowland crossed over into the world of vacation movies, appearing in the Lifetime flick Merry Liddle Christmas. In the film, Rowland played Jacquie Liddle, who invited her dysfunctional family over to her home for a harmonious Christmas together. Amid the chaos of her visiting family, Jacquie falls in love with her neighbor Tyler, played by Thomas Cadrot.
A continuation, Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding, was published the following year. In the film, Jacquie and Tyler plan their dream Christmas wedding.
First comes love, then marriage, then the baby in the stroller. In 2021, Rowland and Cadrot got back together Happy little Christmas babythe natural climax of the trilogy as they prepare to welcome their first child together.
The 2015 movie A Christmas melody was a significant occasion for Mariah Carey. Not only was it the ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ singer’s first-ever Christmas film, but it was also Carey’s feature film directorial debut.
The movie stars mean girls‘ Lacey Chabert as widowed mother Kristin, who moves back to her hometown in Ohio. There, she crosses paths with her former high school rival, Melissa (played by Carey). At the end of the film, the Christmas spirit brings joy to all and good night to all.
Reba McEntire has recorded several Christmas albums and appeared on Christmas TV specials over the years including Blake Shelton’s not-so-familiar Christmas and Kelly Clarkson’s Warningary Christmas Music Tale.
In 2021, McEntire starred in the film Lifetime Christmas in harmony. In the film, she played singer Georgia Winter, who reunites with her husband, singing partner Joe, after her daughter asks her to perform at a local Christmas concert. Drama ensues as the family works to be back together.
Longtime actress and singer Tatyana Ali has appeared in many different holiday films over the past decade. That includes the 2013s Dear Secret Santa and A very Larry Christmas2017 Wrapped up in Christmas2018 Everlasting Christmas and Jingle Belle2019 christmas hoteland 2021 A holiday like in a picture book.
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