AceShowbiz - "American Idol" season 10 winner, %cScotty McCreery%, will join newest "Idol" judge and diva, %cMariah Carey%, in lighting the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. McCreery has just been added to a long list of entertainers appearing on the NBC television special, which airs on Wednesday, November 28 at 8-9 P.M. ET.
The two "Idol" personalities will make things brighter during the tree lighting ceremony alongside previously announced special guests such as "The Voice" mentor and record producer %cCee-Lo% Green, country crooner %cTrace Adkins%, veteran singer %cRod Stewart%, singer-songwriter %cVictoria Justice%, former "Voice" competitor %cChris Mann%, and Italian pop-opera trio %cIl Volo%.
Other "Idol" winners who have helped make the Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony even more entertaining in the past years were season one winner %cKelly Clarkson%, season four winner and country favorite %cCarrie Underwood%, season five runner-up %cKatharine McPhee%, and season seven winner %cDavid Cook%.
"Today" co-host %cSavannah Guthrie% and weatherman %cAl Roker% are set to host the much-awaited holiday event that also expects a visit from celebrities %cBilly Crystal% and %cBette Midler%. "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" will also have a special one-hour pre-show broadcast from 7-8 P.M. ET.
Meanwhile, McCreery is promoting his latest CD, "Christmas with Scotty McCreery", and his own holiday TV special "Christmas with Scotty McCreery and Friends", which airs on December 1 on the Great American Country (GAC) network.