Gloriana and Crystal Shawanda are among the country artists performing on tomorrow’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Gloriana will sing its Gold single “Wild At Heart” during the 84th annual event in New York City, airing live on NBC from 9am to 12pm.
Shawanda, whose radio hits include “You Can Let Go,” will perform “Let’s Come Together” on tomorrow’s event. She is a First Nations member of the Ojibwe band in her native Canada, and will represent the Onieda Indian Nation on its “True Spirit of Thanksgiving” float. More than 3.5 million people are expected to attend the Thanksgiving Day parade and more than 50 million viewers tune in nationwide.
Also performing are Kanye West, India.Arie, Jessica Simpson, and Gladys Knight.
Chuck Wicks will help kick off the holiday season in Atlanta at the 63rd annual lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree on Thanksgiving evening. More than 100,000 fans are expected to attend the event at Atlanta’s Lenox Square Mall, and another half-million are expected to watch the live broadcast on WSB-TV. Wicks’ new single, “Old School,” is about to hit radio. It is from his second album, due in 2011.