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Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton, Muppets set for NBC Christmas tree lighting

Alicia Keys is set to perform at NBC's 90th Christmas tree lighting special in New York on Nov. 30. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
1 of 5 | Alicia Keys is set to perform at NBC's 90th Christmas tree lighting special in New York on Nov. 30. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 19 (UPI) -- NBC said it plans to air its 2-hour Christmas in Rockefeller Center special on Nov. 30.

Stars confirmed to perform include Jimmie Allen, Andrea Bocelli along with Matteo Bocelli and Virginia Bocelli, David Foster and Katharine McPhee, Brett Eldredge, Mickey Guyton, Alicia Keys, The Muppets of Sesame Street, Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, The Shindellas, the Rockettes, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and Louis York.

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The program will be hosted by Today co-anchors Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin and Access Hollywood star Mario Lopez.

"The tree lighting at Rockefeller Center is one of the most beloved holiday traditions for audiences both in New York and around the country," Jen Neal, executive vice president of live events and specials at NBC Entertainment, said in a statement Friday.

"We're delighted to have a star-studded lineup of performers help us celebrate and ring in the season."

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