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Tuesday
Nov302010

Stars Gather for Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

Photo Courtesy - Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Some of music's biggest names will sing carols around the tree Tuesday night, as New York City's famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is illuminated live on NBC.

Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue, Susan Boyle, Boyz II Men, Jessica Simpson and Charice will all be seen performing holiday favorites during NBC's annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center TV special, starting at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

Some artists, like Mariah Carey, pre-taped their performances, while others will appear live in front of the tree, which is 74-feet high and weighs 12 tons.

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Thursday
Nov042010

Performers Announced for 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' Special

Photo Courtesy - Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Susan Boyle and Charice are among the performers lined up to perform on NBC's annual holiday special, Christmas in Rockefeller Center.

The special, airing Nov. 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, features stars performing current hits and holiday classics as the massive Christmas tree is lit in New York City's Rockefeller Center.  NBC has been telecasting the tree lighting since the 1950s.

Also on the bill are Jessica Simpson, Kylie Minogue, America's Got Talent star Jackie Evancho, opera singer Katherine Jenkins and Annie Lennox.

Al Roker and Natalie Morales will co-host the festivities.

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