Pentatonix, John Legend, Kellie Pickler & More to Perform at 'Christmas in Rockerfeller Center' Tree Lighting


If you’re prepared for the Christmas spirit to fill the air, you received’t have to attend for much longer. NBC’s 86th annual Christmas in Rockerfeller Center tree lighting is going on Nov. 28 and contains a particular star-studded lineup.

This 12 months’s performers embrace Diana Ross, Tony Bennett & Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Darci Lynne Farmer, John Legend, Martina McBride, Pentatonix and Kellie Pickler, with extra to be introduced. Howie Mandel can even make a particular visitor look, and NBC’s Today anchors Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Craig Melvin are internet hosting the anticipated vacation occasion.

NBC first televised the Rockerfeller Christmas tree lighting in 1951 on The Kate Smith Show, 20 years after it initially discovered itself a house on the plaza.

This 12 months’s vacation tree is a 72-foot tall, 45-foot vast Norway Spruce that weighs over 12 tons and is round 75 years outdated. It shall be wrapped in roughly 5 miles of wire containing over 50,000 multi-colored LEDs and topped with a 900-pound star coated in three million Swarovski crystals.

The tree lighting shall be broadcast dwell on NBC Nov. 28 at eight p.m. ET. Select NBC stations will function a further particular dwell hour of the broadcast hosted by Mario Lopez and WNBC’s Stefan Holt and Natalie Pasquarella at 7 p.m. ET.