We know you'll be shocked -- shocked! -- to learn that some of the musical performances on Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular TV special won't be performed live, but will be taped in advance. The good news is that you can attend those advance tapings, if you're going to be in the New Jersey area this week.
Both Mariah Carey and Selena Gomez will be pre-taping their performances on June 27 and June 29 in Jersey City, New Jersey, and the website 1iota.com has hundreds of free tickets to give away. Six hundred are available for Mariah's June 27 taping, and 800 are available for Selena's on June 29. Each star will perform three to five songs, and they're looking for huge fans of both women to pack the audience.
All you have to do is visit 1iota.com, register and request your tickets. Oh, and get yourself to Jersey City, but we can't help you with that.
The two-hour special, hosted by Mariah's husband, Nick Cannon, will air on Thursday, July 4, from 8-10 p.m. ET. Usher is helping to curate the overall design of the show, which is called "It Begins with a Spark."
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