WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — For the first time, the 99th “National Christmas Tree Lighting” will air on CBS.
The taping took place in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.READ MORE: Yonkers Officer In ICU After Jumping Over Banister During Confrontation With Gunman In Apartment Building
President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden were there to light the tree near the White House.
The event, hosted by hip-hop legend LL Cool J has a star-studded line-up.READ MORE: 'A Tragic Loss Of Life:' Michelle Go Remembered As Selfless Volunteer After Deadly Subway Push In Times Square
“It’s gonna be a lot of fun, a lot of holiday classics, lot of good music, just a good, warm time, and I think right now, the country needs that,” LL Cool J said.
Some of the stars include Billy Porter, Kristin Chenoweth and Patti LaBelle.MORE NEWS: Driver Charged After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
You can watch the “National Christmas Tree Lighting” at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on CBS2.