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Tori Kelly, Pentatonix, More Perform On “Christmas In Rockefeller Center;” NBC Shares Photos

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Wednesday night’s “Christmas In Rockefeller Center” special featured the annual Rock Center Christmas Tree lighting.

It also featured performances by some of the most popular and talented names in music.

Artists on the bill included Tori Kelly, Pentatonix, Anthony Hamilton, The Roots, Sarah McLachlan, Josh Groban, Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton, and Jordan Smith.

Following the broadcast, NBC shared photos from the annual celebration (including some shots from the pre-taping and rehearsal). They follow:

CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC) [Earrings: Swarovski]
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)[Earrings: Swarovski]
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Al Roker and Hoda Kotb during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Al Roker and Hoda Kotb during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado, Scott Hoying, Mitchell Grassi and Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Tori Kelly during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Sarah McLachlan during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: (l-r) Mayor Bill de Blasio, Carmen Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker during the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 30, 2016 -- (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 30, 2016 — (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Today Co-Anchors Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer -- (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Today Co-Anchors Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer — (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Today Co-Anchors Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb -- (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Today Co-Anchors Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb — (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 30, 2016 -- (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 30, 2016 — (Photo by: Jonathan Orenstein/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Dolly Parton rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Dolly Parton rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Josh Groban rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Josh Groban rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016-- Pictured: Josh Groban rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER 2016– Pictured: Josh Groban rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Frank "Knuckles" Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Frank “Knuckles” Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Kirk "Captain Kirk" Douglas, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Anthony Hamilton, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Frank "Knuckles" Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Anthony Hamilton, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Frank “Knuckles” Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Kirk "Captain Kirk" Douglas, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots and Anthony Hamilton rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots and Anthony Hamilton rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Anthony Hamilton, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Frank "Knuckles" Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Anthony Hamilton, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Frank “Knuckles” Walker, Mark Kelley of The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: The Roots rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: The Roots with Anthony Hamilton rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: The Roots with Anthony Hamilton rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Jordan Smith rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: (l-r) Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: (l-r) Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks rehearse for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Tony Bennett rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Tony Bennett rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Pictured: Tony Bennett rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER — Pictured: Tony Bennett rehearses for the 2016 Christmas in Rockefeller Center — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)

Written by Brian Cantor

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