The biggest stars in music rehearse for Wednesday's "CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER" holiday special, featuring performances by Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks & Tricia Yearwood (Dec. 30 from 8-9p.m. nationally; 7-9p.m. on select NBC stations; check local listings)
The arrival of the holidays wouldn't be complete without a dazzling display of musical talent and the lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree, live from Rockefeller Center in New York City and hosted by "Today" anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Hoda Kotb. The star-studded evening will also feature musical performances from Neil Diamond, Josh Groban, Anthony Hamilton & The HamilTones, Tori Kelly, Sarah McLachlan, Pentatonix, The Roots, Jordan Smith, and the Radio City Rockettes, performing current hits and holiday classics. Prior to the primetime telecast, an additional live hour of the special will be broadcast on select NBC stations (7-8 p.m. ET). Check local listings.
Pictured top (l-r): Tricia Yearwood, Garth Brooks (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
Pictured middle: Dolly Parton (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
Pictured bottom: Tony Bennett (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)