This year’s special will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris from Walt Disney World in Florida and Cannon will host from Disneyland/California Adventure. Laura Spencer (Good Morning America) will serve as a special correspondent.
The festivities at Disneyland include Mary J. Blige singing yuletide carols from her new album, “A Mary Christmas,” a duet by Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo, as well as special performances by Demi Lovato, the cast of “Teen Beach Movie” and Dove Cameron. In Florida, R&B artist Ne-Yo will sing “Let Me Love You” plus other music by English-Irish boy band The Wanted, Italian vocal trio Il Volo, “American Idol” and Season 12 champion Candice Glover and more.
Airing at 9:00 a.m. (10:00 a.m. Eastern) on ABC Christmas morning.