Ally Brooke to Perform During This Year’s “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade”

It’ll be an extra special Thanksgiving for Ally Brooke

27-year-old Mexican American singer and former Fifth Harmony member will be performing as part of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which may look different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Unlike other years, the decorated floats and helium-filled balloons will not be marching down the usual two-and-a-half-mile route starting at West 77th Street. The parade has shorted its route and will only be held (without an audience) in front of Macy’s famed flagship store on 34th Street for the national television special.

Ally Brooke joins a roster of performers that includes Lauren Alaina, Jimmie Allen and Noah Cyrus, Sofia Carson, CNCO, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, Karol G, Tori Kelly, Patti LaBelle, Ella Mai, Leslie Odom Jr., Keke Palmer, Dolly Parton, Pentatonix, Bebe Rexha, Jordin Sparks, Sebastián Yatra, Brett Young and more.

The casts of HamiltonMean GirlsJagged Little Pill, and Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, all of which have not taken the live stage since March, are set to perform at the parade.

While the Broadway performances will be filmed ahead of time, they will air during the broadcast at 9:00 a.m. ET on NBC.

Ally Brooke Hernandez to Release Cover of the Wham! Holiday Classic “Last Christmas”

Ally Brooke Hernandez is ready for a Wham!-tastic holiday…

The 25-year-old Mexican American singer and former Fifth Harmony member, who is set to perform at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, is set to release a cover of the Wham! holiday classic, “Last Christmas.”

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Ally Brooke took to Twitter to announce the news, adding that she’ll be performing the classic tune at the Macy’s parade.

“It’s been one of the biggest dreams of mine to release a Christmas song and now I finally get to,” she wrote. “One of my favorite Christmas songs of all time.”

The song will be released on November 16.

Ricky Martin to Perform at the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Ricky Martin is ready to light up the 4th of July holiday…

The 46-year-old Puerto Rican superstar will perform at the 42nd annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.

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Martin joins a roster that includes Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban.

American Authors and Brandon Victor Dixon will also join the star-studded broadcast, hosted by NBC’s American Ninja Warrior stars Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila.

Dixon will be joined by the Harlem Gospel Choir for a special rendition of “America the Beautiful,” while Urban will perform with Julia Michaels for a song on his set.

Clarkson, alongside the West Point Bandand Glee Club, will feature their new recording of “God Bless America” for the patriotic anthem’s 100th anniversary.

The song will play as a backdrop to the show’s Golden Mile, an array of gold effects stretching for a mile across the East River.

The 42nd annual Macy’s 4th of July firework show combines a pyrotechnic spectacle — which will be Macy’s largest firework display since the Millennial Celebration of 2000 — with spectacular performances. The West Point Band and Glee Club are also set to perform renditions of “Stars & Stripes Forever” and “The Star Spangled Banner.”

“Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” airs Wednesday, July 4 at 8-10 pm ET/PT, with an hour-long encore presentation at 10 pm.

Pitbull to Perfom on the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Special

Pitbull is ready to let the sparks fly…

Macy’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular just got a little more caliente with the addition of the 35-year-old Cuban American rap superstar on the list of performers.

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Mr. Worldwide will be performing at the 40th edition of the holiday special aired on NBC.

Pitbull, Sara Bareilles and DNCE join previously announced performers including Meghan Trainor5 Seconds of Summer, the Radio City Rockettes and Kenny Chesney.

The 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular will air Monday, July 4 at 10:00 pm ET, and will be emceed by Today co-hosts Willie Geist and Tamron Hall.

Additionally, Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias will perform at this year’s Premios Juventud. The “Messin’ Around” singers will perform during the awards show ceremony on July 14 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

Prince Royce Releasing Bachata Song “Culpa al Corazon” This Week

Prince Royce is returning to his raíces …

After being on tour for a few months with Ariana Grande promoting his first English-language album Double Vision, the 26-year-old Dominican American singer revisits his Spanish roots with a new bachata song, according to Billboard.

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“Prince Royce’s “Culpa al Corazon” single will be released on November 13.

“I know that my fans are waiting for a new bachata song,” Royce told Billboard before his performance at the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, where he performed “Back it Up” with Jennifer Lopez.

“Culpa” is Royce’s first single from his next Spanish studio album, which will drop in 2016.

This new bachata song won’t stop the Latin heartthrob from being part of America’s favorite holiday tradition: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

“I’m excited and happy, my family is from New York, so they can see me at the parade,” added Royce.

This year, Prince Royce will join Mariah Carey, Shawn Mendes, NHL legends Mark and Marty Howe, the cast of Broadway‘s School of Rock, Trey Songz, Jordin Sparks, Chica and the gang from Sprout and Train, among others.

The 89th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will broadcast live Thursday, November 26, at 9:00 am ET on NBC.

Fifth Harmony Perfoms Latest Single at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello and Ally Brooke Hernandez have proven that their better together this Thanksgiving

The Latina singers, members of the Simon Cowell-created all-girl group Fifth Harmony, celebrated the recent holiday by performing at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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Fifth Harmony, who joined a lineup that included Austin Mahone, Ariana Grande and Florida Georgia Line, rode on the Pepperidge Farm Goldfish float and performed their latest single “Better Together.”

Other performers during the 87th installment of the iconic holiday event included Cher Lloyd, who appeared on a Brooklyn Bridge replica; Fall Out Boy, Kellie Pickler, Gavin DeGraw and the Goo Goo Dolls.

This year’s parade, a three-hour event, featured more than 50 character balloons, which included SpongeBob SquarePants, Snoopy and his bird friend Woodstock and Sonic the Hedgehog.

Due to strong wind, the balloons were flown lower than normal.

Carey to Perform at the “Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular”

Mariah Carey is preparing to set fire to the Fourth.

The 43-year-old half-Venezuelan American singer and American Idol judge and country superstar Tim McGraw will celebrate the nation’s 237th birthday by performing at this year’s Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular.

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Carey’s husband, Nick Cannon, will host the special, which will air on NBC on Thursday, July 4, from 8:00-10:00 pm ET, with an encore presentation of the second hour of the special at 10:00 pm ET.

“Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw are the perfect complement to Macy’s exceptional fireworks display,” said Doug Vaughan, EVP of Specials and Late Night Programming for NBC Entertainment. “NBC is thrilled to have these amazing artists join us in celebrating America’s birthday.”

The two crooners have already proven their talents in the music industry. Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with 200 million sold albums and several chart-topping singles. Meanwhile, McGraw was recently certified as the most-played country artist of the past 20 years.

In addition, a superstar will help design the show, which is being called “It Begins With a Spark”. Usher will lend his artistic inspiration and talent to make the best party to celebrate U.S.A.’s independence day. 

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This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will be transformed into a giant party in the sky captivating audiences along the Hudson River and on television screens across the country,” said Amy Kule, executive producer of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks. “Since 1976, Macy’s Fireworks have grown in scale and artistry. With this collaboration with Usher, we are taking the show to the next level of entertainment spectacle, combining the very best of Macy’s Fireworks with Usher’s unparalleled artistic vision.

No word yet on what song(s) Carey will perform.

Richie’s “Fashion Star” Returning to NBC in March…

Nicole Richie will have a standing date with the peacock network on Fridays beginning in March…

NBC has scheduled the second season of its reality competition series Fashion Star, featuring the 31-year-old part-Mexican reality-TV-star as a celebrity mentor, for a March 8 premiere and a run in the network’s Friday 8:00 pm ET time period.

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The premiere of Fashion Star will lead into the spring return of Grimm at 9:00 pm ET after the show’s two-month hiatus.

NBC had previously left the Friday 8:00 pm slot open in its recent midseason announcements despite speculation that Fashion Star would fill the hour.

Fashion Star‘s first season ran on Tuesday nights. The retail chains who’ve partnered with the show this season are returning giants Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as Express, who will be replacing H&M.

Along with Richie, Jessica Simpson and John Varvatos are returning as celebrity mentors, while fashion columnist and television personality Louise Roe will be replacing creator/executive producer Elle Macpherson as host.

Richie Models Her Own Macy’s Impulse Line

Nicole Richie is feeling the impulse to model her own clothing…

Even though her collection for Macy’s Impulse department doesn’t arrive in stores until next month, the 30-year-old part-Mexican reality-TV-star-turned-style-icon is offering a sneak peek at the line by sharing one of the first advertising images of Richie modeling a piece from the line.

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Richie’s collection will include a mix of flowy boho dresses, tailored, paneled separates and ’70s-inspired prints all in the bohemian style that she’s known for.

“I worked extremely hard with Macy’s to create a collection that stayed true to my own aesthetic, so representing my designs in the advertising campaign was a welcome opportunity,” said the Fashion Star mentor in a statement.

All the pieces in the collection will be sell for under $150 each when they arrive in stores and on macys.com this September.

 

Alves Expecting Her Third Child

She may still be in the honeymoon phase… But Camila Alves has another reason to celebrate.

The 30-year-old Brazilian model, television host and fashion designer—who has signed on the serve as a spokesperson for the I.N.C. International Concepts line by Macy’s—is expecting her third child with husband Matthew McConaughey.

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Only two weeks after their wedding, the Magic Mike star shared the big news on Twitter on Independence Day.

“happy birthday America, more good news, Camila and I are expecting our 3rd child, God bless, just keep livin,” McConaughey tweeted.

The couple, who have been together since 2006, already have a son, Levi, who turns 4 on Saturday, and a daughter, Vida, 2.