Brad Paisley & Steven Tyler Join Forces For “Run Rudolph Run” Duet

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Tackling one of the most upbeat and fun-filled Christmas classics, both Brad Paisley and Steven Tyler cranked up the heat in one of the biggest CMA Country Christmas performances you’ll ever see!

This performance will jumpstart anyone’s holiday mood with a combination of a classic rockstar and a country crooner!

When did Steven Tyler and Brad Paisley perform “Run Rudolph Run” together?

The two joined forces at 2014’s CMA Country Christmas, which aired on December 1st, 2014 on ABC. Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, the Christmas show included performances from Alan Jackson, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Sara Evans, Lucy Hale, Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Idina Menzel, LeAnn Rimes, Michael W. Smith, and Carrie Underwood.

Taped at Bridgestone Arena, this incredible duet features Paisley and Tyler decked out in red and issuing a powerhouse performance of “Run Rudolph Run” that left the entire stadium breathless.

In a backstage interview, Tyler reveals that the massive collaboration was actually Paisley’s idea. With just one phone call to the legendary rockstar, this killer new version of a classic was crafted!

“Run Rudolph Run,” a rock ‘n’ roll Christmas classic, was popularized by Chuck Berry in 1958. Written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie, the song captures the excitement of Santa’s reindeer dashing to deliver gifts. Berry’s lively rendition and catchy rhythm ignited its success, becoming a holiday favorite. With its spirited beat and lively lyrics, “Run Rudolph Run” remains a staple on festive playlists, inspiring joy and energy during the holiday season.

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If you’re looking for an upbeat Christmas song to jam out to while getting in the holiday spirit, look no further than the video below!

Watch this unforgettable duet and let us know if you’ll be adding it to your next holiday playlist.