This year’s “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” is set to enchant viewers with a star-studded lineup of musical performances and a special appearance by the renowned DJ Khaled. Hosted by the dynamic duo Derek Hough and Julianne Hough, the annual special promises to spread festive cheer on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 8 P.M. on ABC, with next-day streaming available on Hulu and Disney+.
The festivities kick off with a delightful medley by Derek Hough and Julianne Hough, featuring classic Christmas tunes such as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” “What Christmas Means to Me,” and a lively “Dance to the Music” mix. The musical magic continues with Michael Bolton and Mickey Guyton’s heartfelt rendition of “Christmas Isn’t Christmas,” setting the tone for a night filled with soulful performances.
Adam Blackstone and Andra Day join the celebration with renditions of “Someday at Christmas” and an original song by Blackstone, “Legacy Christmastime,” adding a contemporary touch to the holiday classics. The talented Mickey Guyton returns to the stage with a spirited performance of “Jingle Bell Rock,” followed by Chris Janson’s rendition of the iconic “Holiday Road,” promising to transport viewers on a festive journey.
Tori Kelly enchants the audience with her soulful voice in renditions of “This Christmas” and “Winter Wonderland,” while Chrissy Metz brings the joy of the season with her rendition of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” The rock sensation, The Smashing Pumpkins, adds a unique flair to the celebration with their rendition of the timeless “Silver Bells,” while Robin Thicke serenades viewers with the festive tunes “Let it Snow” and “Perfect Holiday.”
The celebration also includes a special look back at one of the most iconic holiday performances from 2016, featuring the legendary Mariah Carey singing her timeless hit “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” With such a diverse and talented lineup, “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” promises to be a joyous spectacle, bringing the magic of the season to homes across the nation. So, mark your calendars and get ready to be immersed in the enchanting world of Disney this holiday season.
Courtney Rose is an Entertainment Writer at Feeling the Vibe Magazine based in New York. Pop culture and rom-com obsessed. Studied Journalism and is up to date on all the latest entertainment news. For tips or comments, email me at Courtney@feelingthevibe.com