Entertainment Music Kelly Clarkson Announces Christmas Special Featuring Ariana Grande, Leslie Odom Jr. and More Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around will air Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC By Katie Campione Katie Campione Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 5, 2021 12:24 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: getty (3) Kelly Clarkson is getting into the holiday spirit! On Thursday, the singer announced she'll be hosting the Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around "holiday spectacular" next month. The special will feature special guests including Brett Eldredge, Ariana Grande, Jay Leno, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Odom Jr., Amy Poehler and Santa Claus! Clarkson will also include some "everyday heroes" whom she will be surprising with some "life-changing" gifts. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. "People celebrate the holidays in different ways and that is the inspiration behind the original songs and the curated classics that are featured in this special," Clarkson said in a statement on Thursday. "No matter what your heart is feeling this holiday season, I hope that this hour brings you joy and happiness exactly where you are." Viewers can expect a stage designed to evoke timeless Christmas themes, which will be "inspired by the power of song that change the viewers' point of view." Weiss Eubanks/NBC Jennifer Lopez Recreates a Scene from Her 2002 'All I Have' Music Video for Coach Holiday Ad The special will be filled with both classic holiday tunes and new, original songs from Clarkson's ninth studio album, When Christmas Comes Around.... Some of the songs that viewers can expect are a "Santa, Can't You Hear Me" duet with Clarkson and Grande, as well as a rendition of the ballad "Merry Christmas (to the One I Used to Know)." Clarkson's new album will also feature a duet with Chris Stapleton, titled "Glow." Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around will air Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.