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Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted Set to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 9, 2012 (4:42 am) GMT
The 'Call Me Maybe' hitmaker will join Brit group The Wanted and other pop stars at one of America's proudest traditions.

This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will have a bunch of pop super acts who will be giving out their best holiday performances for the crowd. and have been confirmed as performers for the grand event happening on Thursday, November 22.

Other artists who have recently come on board the show are rapper , pop-rockers , singer-songwriter , and pop duo . Additional celeb personalities appearing in the show include & The Roots, , , Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and classic acts like the Big Apple Circus and the Radio City Rockettes. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Senior Vice President of NBC's Special Programs, Doug Vaughan, is proud of this year's guest line up. "Since the first broadcast in 1948, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has become a tradition for families across America. This year we are thrilled to once again celebrate with some of the nation's best performers," said Vaughan in a press release for the parade.

"" show anchors, , Al Roker and are going to host the annual holiday-themed spectacle. Besides big name celebrity performers, audience of the parade will also be treated to a showcase of giant bouncing balloons, Christmas floats, marching bands, cheerleaders and greetings from Santa Claus himself.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will air on NBC from 9 A.M. - 12 P.M., all time zones.


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