home  |  celeb  |  music  |  movie  |  tv
Home > Music News

Mariah Carey and Cee-Lo Green to Perform at NBC's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center'

November 15, 2012, 8:33 am GMT

The two reality talent show judges will meet up at Rockefeller Center in New York City for the TV special on Wednesday, November 28.



"American Idol" judge Mariah Carey and "The Voice" mentor, Cee-Lo Green will put their respective shows' rivalry aside in the meantime to participate in NBC's 15th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" TV special. The show, which celebrates the lighting of the Christmas tree in New York's Rockefeller Center, will air on Wednesday, November 28 at 8-9 P.M. ET.

The two artists will perform alongside other great acts like veteran singer Rod Stewart, country crooner Trace Adkins, singer-songwriter Victoria Justice, former "Voice" competitor Chris Mann, and Italian pop-opera trio Il Volo. Celebrities Billy Crystal and Bette Midler will also make special appearances during the event hosted by "Today" co-host Savannah Guthrie and weatherman Al Roker. This year's telecast will also include a special one-hour pre-show broadcast from 7-8 P.M. ET.

The special holiday event will feature the lighting of the 80-foot tall, world-famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. During the live broadcast, a star-studded show is presented to viewers as part of the annual tradition of lighting up the significant Christmas landmark.

NBC first televised the tree lighting event back in 1951 on "The Kate Smith Show" and as part of the nationwide "Howdy Doody" television show from 1953-55. The Rockefeller tree was first erected in 1933 and was decked with 700 lights and stood in front of the RCA Building, now the GE Building.

More Mariah Carey News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

The Monsters of 'Goosebumps' Revealed in Official Images

November 24, 2014, 11:10 am GMT

Former Model Jewel Allison Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

November 24, 2014, 9:18 am GMT

Fergie Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction During Her 'L.A. Love' Performance at 2014 AMAs

November 24, 2014, 8:55 am GMT

Gwen Stefani's 'Spark the Fire' Arrives in Full

November 24, 2014, 8:45 am GMT

NBC Shares Extended Sneak Peek at 'Peter Pan Live!'

November 24, 2014, 8:41 am GMT

Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift Seen Hugging at the AMAs

November 24, 2014, 8:27 am GMT

First 'Into the Woods' Clip: Emily Blunt and James Corden Fight Over a Cow

November 24, 2014, 8:12 am GMT

Kim Kardashian Parties With French Montana in Abu Dhabi

November 24, 2014, 7:55 am GMT
Switch to Desktop Version.