Pharrell, Jimmy Buffett, Pentatonix, Jackie Evancho, More Performing On NBC’s TODAY Show

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NBC has confirmed several performers for upcoming editions of its TODAY Show.

Per an official NBC press alert, Pharrell will take the stage during the 7-9AM and 9-10AM sections of the December 9 episode.

Jimmy Buffett will perform during the 7-9AM, 9-10AM, and 10-11AM portions of the December 12 TODAY. Petnatonix will play during those three portions of the December 13 episode.

Jackie Evancho** is confirmed for the 10-11AM window on December 14, while Alicia Keys is set to take the stage in the 7-9AM block on December 16.

Previously confirmed performers include Kelly Clarkson (12/5), Neil Diamond (12/6), Kane Brown (12/7), James Taylor (12/8), and Little Mix (12/15).

**NBC says Jackie Evancho will perform with “Il Vivo” but presumably means Il Volo. Evancho and Il Volo recently released a version of “Little Drummer Boy.”

NBC’s official listings follow:

Monday, December 5

(7-9 a.m.) Undercover Kindness with Lady Gaga. Adriana Lima and Elsa Hosk on Today. The Women of Today Donate Clothes for Charity. Octavia Spencer on Hidden Figures. Kelly Clarkson performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Greta Gerwig on Jackie. Holiday Time Tech. Today Food. Kelly Clarkson performs on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Taylor Kinney on Chicago Fire. Fan of the Week. Today’s Buzz. The Illusionists on Today. Take It Or Leave It: Holiday Appetizers. Behind the Scenes at The Skimm.

Tuesday, December 6

(7-9 a.m.) Annette Benning on Rules Don’t Apply. Olivia Culpo on Today. Jill’s Steals and Deals. Today Stress Free Holiday. Neil Diamond performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Holiday Décor Inside Your Home. Shaquille O’Neal on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Guys Tell All. Today Food with Elisa Costantini. Neil Diamond performs on Today.

Wednesday, December 7

(7-9 a.m.) Kevin Costner on Hidden Figures. Missy Franklin on Relentless Spirit. Peter Sarsgaard on Jackie. Rita Ora on America’s Next Top Model. Today Food with Chrissy Teigen. TIME Magazine Person of the Year Reveal.

(9-10 a.m.) Top YouTube Videos of 2016. Emmanuelle Chriqui on Shut Eye. Holiday Gifts for Women. $20 Cooking Challenge.

(10-11 a.m.) Kathie Lee & Hoda Go Behind the Scenes of CMT’s Nashville. Who Knew. Jill’s Shopping Bag. Naomi Judd on River Of Time. Kane Brown performs on Today.

Thursday, December 8

(7-9 a.m.) Taraji P. Henson on Hidden Figures. Sheryl Sandberg on Today. Undercover Kindness. Today Food. James Taylor performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Winter Skin Causes and Cures. Holiday Fashions. TLC’s Outdaughtered on Today. James Taylor performs on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Bobbie’s Buzz. Share Kindness. Ambush Makeover. Ask Lou with Lou Manfredini. Today Food with Isaac Toups.

Friday, December 9

(7-9 a.m.) Dwayne Johnson on Rock The Troops. Ashley Graham on America’s Next Top Model. Billy Crudup on Jackie. Elizabeth Smart on Today. Pharrell performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Freebie Friday. In The Kitchen with Al. Tips For Getting A Dog For The Holidays. Pharrell performs on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Kimberly Schlapman on Today. Khasan Brailsford on Today. Lilliana’s Luxe for Less. Holiday Party Season Kickoff.

Monday, December 12

(7-9 a.m.) What The Heck Are You Eating. Richard Armitage on Today. Golden Globe Nominations with Dave Karger. Jimmy Buffett performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Henry Winkler on Today. Appy Holidays. Zoey Deutch on Why Him. Today Food. Jimmy Buffett performs on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Today’s Buzz. Fan of the Week. Joy Fit Club. Behind the Scenes at Jingle Ball. Jimmy Buffett performs on Today.

Tuesday, December 13

(7-9 a.m.) Keegan Michael-Key on Why Him. Bryan Cranston on Why Him. What The Heck Are You Eating. Lisa Rinna on Today. Today Stress-Free Holiday. Pentatonix perform on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Henry Winkler on Today. Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2016. Share Kindness. Pentatonix perform on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Share Kindness. Today Food with John Alberti and Tony Alberti. Billie Lourd on Scream Queens. Pentatonix perform on Today.

Wednesday, December 14

(7-9 a.m.) Ben Affleck on Live By Night. Megan Mullally on Why Him. Today Stress-Free Holiday. Dr. Jordan Metzl on Today. Today’s Original.

(9-10 a.m.) Dean Cain on Today. Jackie Evancho on America’s Got Talent. Mark Wahlberg on Patriots Day. Megan Mullaly on Today. Men’s Gifts. The Cast of Moonlight on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Stocking Stuffers. Who Knew. Kids Holiday Fashion. Jackie Evancho and (Il Volo?) perform on Today.

Thursday, December 15

(7-9 a.m.) Arnold Schwarzenegger on The Celebrity Apprentice. Nick Kroll on Loving. Elle Fanning on Live By Night. Today Food. Little Mix performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Jane Lynch on Today. Holiday Food Hacks. Will Smith, Helen Mirren, Edward Norton, Naomie Harris and Jacob Latimore on Collateral Beauty. Mail Order Gifts.

(10-11 a.m.) Bobbie’s Buzz. Ambush Makeover. Today Food with Ina Garten. Holiday Gift Guide.

Friday, December 16

(7-9 a.m.) Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon on Sing. James Franco on Why Him. Share Kindness. Today Food. Alicia Keys performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Mel B on Today. Freebie Friday. James Franco on Today. In The Kitchen with Al.

(10-11 a.m.) Holiday Entertainment Preview. Stocking Stuffers. Holiday Gadgets. Lilliana’s Luxe for Less.

Saturday, December 3

Healthy Indulging During The Holidays.

Sunday, December 4

Bette Midler.

Saturday, December 10

Holiday Gifts and Decorations.

Sunday, December 11

Jessica Chastain.

Written by Brian Cantor

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