''This is the Time'' is an album by Michael Bolton which was released in October 1, 1996. The album contained two new songs, "This is the Time," and "Love is the Power" (performed with Wynonna Judd), while the others were covers of traditional Christmas songs. "Ave Maria" was performed with opera great Plácido Domingo. "White Christmas" was a single off the album "Timeless: The Classics", but was also included on this album. The CD was an "enhanced" CD containing additional material viewable on a computer, including a video of "White Christmas", a discography, and a preview of a Bolton CD-ROM which was never released.
The album was released during Christmas time, narrowlly missing the top 10 hitting #11. Total sales of the album have reached 1 million copies in the US (Platinum status). Worldwide the album proved to also be a hit selling almost 2,5 million units. - Wikipedia