Tony Bennett, Muppets set for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Posted: Nov 01, 2016 9:14 PM
Tony Bennett, Muppets set for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Bennett, Sarah McLachlan, De La Soul, "Muppets" Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog and the cast of "Sesame Street" will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Macy's said Tuesday singers Kelsea Ballerini and Aloe Blacc, Christopher Jackson from the Broadway play "Hamilton" and Olympic gold medalists Laurie Hernandez, Claressa Shields and Michelle Carter also will participate in the 90th annual parade Nov. 24.

The special will air at 9 a.m. EST on NBC's "Today" show.

Former NHL players Adam Graves and Eric Lindros and U.S. Paralympic gold medalists Mikey Brannigan and Gianfranco Iannotta also are part of the lineup.

Performers participating include Regina Spektor, Brett Eldredge, Fitz & the Tantrums, Maddie & Tae, Daya and Jacob Whitesides.

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