American Idol season 6 winner Jordin Sparks, season 5 finalist Chris Daughtry’s band Daughtry and season 12 judge Mariah Carey will all be on hand to celebrate the 89th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 26.
The lineup this year is jammed with musical stars, including current Dancing with the Stars contestant Andy Grammer, Train, Rachel Platten, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Shawn Mendes, Andra Day, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, Prince Royce, MercyMe, MIPSO, Jake Owen, Trey Songz and Questlove, who will be joined by The Muppets of Sesame Street.
Other performers include the cast of Broadway’s School of Rock, NHL athletes Mark and Marty Owen, Cirque de Soleil, Sandra Lee, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell and Disney Descendents stars Sofia Carson and Dove Cameron.
The Radio City Music Hall Rockettes will kick things off after theatrical showcases of Broadway productions on 34th Street. This year will feature the casts of Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, The King & I, On Your Feet and Something Rotten. Plus, a special sneak preview from NBC’s The Wiz Live!, which premieres Dec. 3.
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker from NBC’s Today show will anchor the broadcast, which airs live from New York City on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 26.