This year, NBC and Macy’s are organizing their 47th annual fireworks show to celebrate the 4th of July in a patriotic and exciting way. The lineup of performers for this star-studded event was announced on June 22.
The talented artists who will be taking the stage before the breathtaking fireworks display in New York City include Ashanti, Bebe Rexha, Ja Rule, Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson, and LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip & The Roots. Rutledge Wood and Zuri Hall will be hosting the event.
In addition to the performances, the broadcast will feature special segments with actors Caleb McLaughlin, George Lopez, Mayan Lopez, and Raymond Lee, as well as the non-profit organization Dance to Unite. The Team USA gymnasts currently training for the Paris 2024 Olympics will also make an appearance. Moreover, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of women flying in the navy, there will be an all-female flyover conducted by the U.S. Navy at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California.
Jen Neal, the executive vice president of live event and specials at NBCUniversal Entertainment and Streaming, expressed excitement about this remarkable telecast, which has the power to inspire and captivate audiences. The fireworks display in the New York skyline is truly unparalleled, and this type of live programming brings the nation together, showcasing the uniqueness of both NBC and Peacock brands.