Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to perform at Rockefeller Center

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to perform at Rockefeller Center

Lady Gaga will turn on the Christmas lights at New York City’s iconic building Rockefeller Center for the 82nd annual Christmas celebration on December 3.  Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett who released an album Cheek to Cheek in September, will duet at the iconic Big Apple event. The album consists of jazz and pop standards by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and Irving Berlin.
 
The 28-year-old singler, wrote about her excitement for the Rockefeller Center event on Twitter:  "Doing the Tree Lighting w/ Tony as my friend & collaborator is an unimaginable early xmas present. I'm the luckiest NY girl there ever was," the singer wrote.  
 
Also taking to the stage is Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, who will sing a track from his Holiday for Swing album with Sara Bareilles.
 
Also on the list of performers set to rock around the tree are ‘Today ‘show anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales, as well as performers Cyndi Lauper, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood.
 
The highlight of the celebration will be the lighting of a 90-year-old, 85-foot tall Norway spruce from Hemlock Township, Pa. The tree weighs approximately 13 tons and will be lit up until Jan. 7.

-Devashree Goenka