Mariah Carey and The Rockettes Help Celebrate Christmas in Rockefeller Center

Mariah Carey Performs on Christmas in Rockefeller Center
2013’s Christmas Tree (Photo by: David Giesbrecht / NBC)

Mariah Carey’s been tapped to kick off NBC’s annual holiday Christmas in Rockefeller Center special by performing “All I Want for Christmas is You.” Carey, Prince Royce, Darius Rucker and the Rockettes have been added to the list of performers helping to celebrate the holidays during the December 3, 2014 Christmas special.

Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales from The Today Show will host the winter special. Confirmed performers include Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Cyndi Lauper featuring Billy Porter, Seth MacFarlane featuring Sara Bareilles, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes, and Trisha Yearwood.

This year’s Rockefeller Center tree is an 85 foot tall Norway Spruce that was grown in Hemlock Township, Penn. According to NBC, it’s about 90 years old and weighs around 13 tons.


-By Rebecca Murray

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