Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade (2009) Regis & Kelly and Ryan Seacrest host. With performances from Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Selena Gomez, Steve Rushton, Kris Allen and Demi Lovato
Everyone loves a parade! The 27th year of the Emmy Award-winning Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade, airing on ABC on December 25th, promises to be one you won't want to miss! Ryan Seacrest at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida and Nick Cannon at Disneyland® Resort in California with Maria Menounos serving as a special co-host at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, host this year's magical, musical, coast-to-coast entertainment extravaganza. They'll bring on favorite stars Including five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Mariah Carey, country music chart-topper Darius Rucker, singer/actress Amber Riley, Disney Channel stars Selena Gomez and Debby Ryan, young soprano sensation Jackie Evancho, American Idol Lee DeWyze, swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, professional dancers from Dancing with the Stars and R&B sensation Sean Kingston.
Making for an entertaining afternoon of holiday television, the 28th annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade offered up a star-studded lineup of performers during it's telecast on Sunday (December 25). Hosted by Nick Cannon, the pre-taped Disney extravaganza welcomed teen sensation Justin Bieber, plus "American Idol" Jennifer Hudson and Christina Aguilera.
Hosts Mario Lopez at Disneyland, Maria Menounos and Nick Cannon at Walt Disney World. Airs on ABC. Entertainment: Backstreet Boys, tobyMac, and Ross Lynch at Disneyland. Colbie Caillat, Phillip Phillips, Yolanda Stevenson
Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris joined “Good Morning America” co-anchor Lara Spencer to lead the Walt Disney World Resort festivities. Harris showed his versatility as a performer by not only hosting the parade but also co-starring with hundreds of Disney characters, singers and dancers in one of the show’s musical numbers. Additional performances showcased a global collection of musical stars including English-Irish boy band The Wanted, “American Idol” winner Candice Glover, Italian vocal trio Il Volo and Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Ne-Yo.
Aside from taking a look inside Disney Parks during the holiday season, the show will also feature musical performances from both Disney Channel stars and famous faces from “Descendants 2!” Disney Channel stars Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson and Booboo Stewart will perform “Jolly to the Core,” while star China Anne McClain will sing “This Christmas.”
This year’s special is being called “The Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Celebration.” Julianne and Derek Hough serve as hosts. Over the course of two hours on Christmas Day, viewers will get to see the Houghs and other big stars embracing all the holiday-themed fun Christmas at Disney has to offer. Vocal powerhouses Mariah Carey and Kelly Clarkson will both give performances, as will Disney stars like Sofia Carson. Also participating this time around are Garth Brooks and Trish Yearwood, OneRepublic, Gavin DeGraw and Alessia Cara.
Celebrating the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort with music and special guests; performers include Ciara, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Fitz and the Tantrums, Hanson, In Real Life, Jason Derulo and Lea Michele.
Raven-Symoné and Issac Ryan Brown host; Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Asher Angel, Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly perform; BooBoo Stewart tours Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; a spotlight on families dedicated to philanthropic efforts.