Lucas Hoge will perform the National Anthem the final night of Wranglers National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas December 16, televised on CBS Sports Network. Click here for local listings.

The country singer will also present Wrangler’s donation to the military that evening. Hoge has a long-standing relationship with Wrangler, participating in 8 Wrangler National Patriot tours traveling to places like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Africa, and more to entertain troops.

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER® is the season-ending championship event for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and is widely acknowledged to be the world’s premier rodeo. Held annually since 1959 – and since 1985, every December at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas – the Wrangler NFR is ProRodeo’s richest and most prestigious rodeo, and it showcases the very best cowboys, barrel racers and livestock in the world. It is telecast to more than 55 million households on CBS Sports Network, last year’s event saw more than 170,000 in attendance.

Lucas Hoge’s career-defining year is wrapping up with holiday cheer with the release of his holiday album, Christmas Is Here. Following the release of his No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album Sales Chart with Dirty South, the new album includes Christmas classics such as “White Christmas and “Silent Night” alongside four all-new songs, “Christmas Is Here,” “Ho Ho Home For The Holidays,” “Without Christ In Christmas” and “Baby's Got A Present,” which were co-written by Hoge. Fans of Hoge can catch his new video “Home For The Holidays” on GAC, Heartland and The Country Network.

LUCAS HOGE ON TOUR: Dec. 14-16 National Finals Rodeo - Las Vegas, Nev. Jan. 26 Stoney’s Rockin Country - Las Vegas, Nev. Jan. 27 Tower Theatre - Fresno, Calif. Feb. 3 The Flying Monkey - Plymouth, N.H. Feb. 24 Country Fest | Rodeo Weekend - Tuscon, Ariz.

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ABOUT LUCAS HOGE: Some people are just born communicators and Lucas Hoge has that gift. Fans know this because Hoge’s new album Dirty South ascended to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Country Album Sales chart during its debut week. Whether he’s performing for troops overseas, sharing his love for the great outdoors with fellow sportsmen at a Cabela’s gathering or writing another song for a hit TV show, Hoge has that rare ability to find common ground with just about anyone and draw them into his world. A passionate supporter of the U.S. military, Hoge has traveled the globe extensively performing for the troops visited numerous countries throughout the Middle East and beyond for the past nine years as part of the Wrangler National Patriot Tour. Hoge is also the celebrity spokesperson for Guardian Angels For Soldier's Pet. Combine all of that with his Midwestern charm and a work ethic that won’t slow him down, it looks like the best is yet to come.

ABOUT WRANGLER NATIONAL PATRIOT Through the Wrangler® National Patriot™ program, funding and support goes out to America's wounded and fallen troops and their families. For every George Strait Red, White, & Blue solid shirt sold, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to military charities. Since its inception in 2009, Wrangler® National Patriot™ has raised over $777,000 with the Western Industry raising over $1.2 million. For more information visit