The queen of Christmas helped usher in the holiday season Wednesday night on the NBC special Christmas in Rockefeller Center .
Mariah Carey performed twice on the hour-long program, singing her classic holiday song "All I Want for Christmas Is You," as well as "Christmas Time Is In The Air Again" as the tree was lit at New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Also during the special, Cee Lo Green performed "All I Need Is Love" with The Muppets , off his Christmas album Magic Moment . Rod Stewart did "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" which he covered on his holiday disc Merry Christmas, Baby . Tony Bennett crooned "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town."
Other performers included Victoria Justice , Il Volo and former Voice contestant Chris Mann .
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