From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Gabriel Gibaldi
It’s finally here! Disney Parks and ABC kick off the holiday season with a star-studded celebration showcasing incredible musical performances and special appearances at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” airs tonight, Thursday, Nov. 29, at 9|8c on The ABC Television Network and on the ABC app.
During the special, songwriter and “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” host Jordan Fisher and “Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland host the magical two-hour event from Walt Disney World Resort, along with Jesse Palmer from the Disneyland Resort.
Here’s who’s part of the musical journey:
- Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Gwen Stefani lights up the night with “Feliz Navidad.”
- GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter Meghan Trainor performs a medley of her hits, including “No Excuses,” “All About That Bass,” “Me Too” and “Let You Be Right.”
- CMA Award-winning country artist Brett Eldredge, joined by Meghan Trainor, sing the classic holiday duet “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” from Eldredge’s album “Glow.”
- Andrea Bocelli shares his unmistakable voice, singing a Christmas classic; then Andrea is joined by his son, Matteo Bocelli, to perform their beautiful new duet, “Fall on Me,” from Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.”
- Jordan Fisher performs his Christmas hit, “Come December.”
- Singer, songwriter and actress Becky G performs “Santa Baby.”
- GRAMMY Award-nominated artist Aloe Blacc performs his debut single, “I Got Your Christmas Right Here,” from his first-ever holiday album, “Christmas Funk,” out Nov. 9.
- American Idol winner Maddie Poppe sings “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”
- Chart-topping, breakout music group Why Don’t We performs a medley of the classic “Silent Night” and their original holiday song “Hey Good Lookin.”
- Plus, Lin-Manuel Miranda gives an exclusive interview on “Mary Poppins Returns” in theaters Dec. 19.
Join the conversation tonight! #DisneyHolidayCelebration