Magical Holiday Celebration on ABC Features Performances by Sting, Shaggy, and More

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The Wonderful World of Disney: Magic Holiday Celebration is set to kick off the holiday season on Thanksgiving night. The two-hour special hosted by Matthew Morrison, Emma Bunton, and Jesse Palmer will be broadcast on ABC starting at 8:00pm Eastern/Pacific (7:00pm Central).

The show will feature holiday musical performance from both the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World, including from inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Look for music from:

  • Sting & Shaggy, with duets and solo performances from Walt Disney World, including a new reggae version of “Silent Night (Christmas is Coming)
  • Portugal. The Man, with “Happy Christmas” and “Merry Christmas Everybody” from Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland
  • Pentatonix, with “Deck the Halls” and “Here Comes Santa Claus” from Walt Disney World
  • Ingrid Michaelson and Andy Grammer, with a new holiday song from Disneyland Resort
  • Ally Brooke, with “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” from Walt Disney World
  • Emma Bunton, with “Santa Baby” from Walt Disney World
  • Matthew Morrison, with “When You Wish Upon a Star/Let it Snow” from Walt Disney World
  • Lindsey Stirling, with “Carol of the Bells” from Walt Disney World

The broadcast will also feature an exclusive look at Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance which opens December 5th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and January 17th at Disneyland Park.

Here’s a preview of the performances:


Source: Disney Parks Blog

Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.


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