Adkins booked for NYC tree lighting UPI 11/14/2012 8:00:55 PM NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Trace Adkins, Mariah Carey and CeeLo Green are to perform this month at the Christmas tree lighting in New York's Rockefeller Center, NBC said. The holiday festivities are to take place Nov. 28. Victoria Justice, Chris Mann, Rod Stewart and Il Volo are also booked to sing. Billy Crystal and Bette Milder are to make special appearances, as well. "The 80th annual holiday extravaganza will feature a Norway Spruce that is approximately 80 feet tall, 50 feet in diameter and weighs approximately 10 tons. The tree is estimated to be about 80 years old," NBC said in a news release Wednesday.