Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan are spreading holiday cheer with a new TV movie, “Big Time Christmas,” premiering Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The hour-long special features three musical performances by Big Time Rush: an exclusive duet with Miranda Cosgrove of the contemporary classic “All I Want for Christmas is You;” an animated music video with Snoop Dogg featuring an original song “Let’s Stay In Our PJs (All Christmas Long); and an all-new holiday song “Beautiful Christmas.”
In “Big Time Christmas,” the guys are excited to head back to Minnesota for the holidays, but hours before their flight, Griffin tells them they have to stay in Los Angeles to record a three-song holiday EP — and two of the songs have to be with celebrities. Racing against time, they help Gustavo write the first song, “Beautiful Christmas.” After watching a commercial for Miranda Cosgrove‘s holiday TV special, the boys and Gustavo decide to sneak into Miranda‘s taping and convince her to duet with them on the Mariah Carey holiday classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” After leaving the studio, Gustavo gets hit by Snoop Dogg’s limo while crossing the street. Snoop feels so badly about the accident that he offers to record the third song with the boys – a new Yardsquirrels (a novelty band that Gustavo had a hit with in the ‘90s) song, “Let’s Stay In Our PJs (All Christmas Long).” This episode also features a guest appearance by Fabio as himself.
Big Time Rush recorded a solo version of “All I Want for Christmas is You” that will be available exclusively on iTunes, Tuesday, Nov. 30, along with “Beautiful Christmas.”
BTR, the debut album from Big Time Rush, recently entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #3 and has sold more than 141,000 units in five weeks. The group also has now sold over one million combined digital tracks to date. BTR consists of original songs from the hit Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush, including the current hit “Til I Forget About You.”
All I Want for Christmas is You (feat. Miranda Cosgrove)