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Scotty McCreery to Join Mariah Carey in Lighting Up Rockefeller Center

November 26, 2012 (8:20 am) GMT
The 'American Idol' personalities are set to participate in the tree lighting ceremony on November 28 at Rockefeller Center in New York City.
Scotty McCreery to Join Mariah Carey in Lighting Up Rockefeller Center

"" season 10 winner, , will join newest "Idol" judge and diva, , in lighting the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. McCreery has just been added to a long list of entertainers appearing on the NBC television special, which airs on Wednesday, November 28 at 8-9 P.M. ET.

The two "Idol" personalities will make things brighter during the tree lighting ceremony alongside previously announced special guests such as "" mentor and record producer Green, country crooner , veteran singer , singer-songwriter , former "Voice" competitor Chris Mann, and Italian pop-opera trio .

Other "Idol" winners who have helped make the Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony even more entertaining in the past years were season one winner , season four winner and country favorite , season five runner-up , and season seven winner .

"" co-host and weatherman Al Roker are set to host the much-awaited holiday event that also expects a visit from celebrities and . "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" will also have a special one-hour pre-show broadcast from 7-8 P.M. ET.

Meanwhile, McCreery is promoting his latest CD, "", and his own holiday TV special "Christmas with Scotty McCreery and Friends", which airs on December 1 on the Great American Country (GAC) network.

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