Get ready to celebrate and sing along to your favorite Christmas carols tonight. NBC is kicking off the holidays with their iconic “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” today, Wednesday, November 29th from 7-8pm EST. This will celebrate the 85th annual holiday special. They will be lighting a 5 foot tall and 50 foot wide Norway Spruce from State College, Pennsylvania.
The tree will be beautifully designed in colored LED lights and topped off with a Swarovski star made up of 25,000 crystals!
The event will include performances from a number of special artists. Pentatonix, Jennifer Nettles, Gwen Stefani, Brett Eldredge, Seal, Train, and more will take the stage tonight in the middle of Manhattan.
NBC News anchors Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker are set to host “Christmas in Rockefeller Center.”
Check out how the performers feel about the NBC Christmas Special
Pentatonix tweeted out, ‘We’re so excited to be performing at #RockCenterXMAS! Make sure to tune in at 8/7c on NBC!”
— Pentatonix (@PTXofficial) November 29, 2017
Jennifer Nettles who will be performing on tonight’s NBC special also was excited to announce that she kicks off her Christmas tour this evening!
I couldn’t be more excited to kick off my #Christmas tour TONIGHT! ?
— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) November 29, 2017
Gwen Stefani looks stunning in a thigh high dress and her signature red lipstick. She took to Instagram saying, “The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight! Tune in at 8/7c on NBC to see my performance.”
Also! Exciting news for Gwen Stefani fans! Gwen Stefani is set to host her very own Christmas Special on NBC, Tuesday, December 12th from 9-1opm EST.
Catch Christmas in Rockefeller Center tonight on NBC at 7pm EST.
Not going to be in front of the TV tonight? No problem. We have you covered. You can also stream live NBC TV online by going to www.nbc.com/live and logging in with your TV provider.
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