Tuesday, 15 December 2009 11:27
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Christmas in Washington: Diamond, Blige, Thomas


Neil Diamond, Mary J Bllige and Sugarland will be among the top stars performing at the "Christmas in Washington" TV special,. scheduled Dec. 20.

Additional performers include Justin Bieber, Rob Thomas and Usher. The TNT network holiday

special "Christmas in Washington will be hosted George Lopez.

The special is scheduled to air exclusively on TNT Sunday, Dec. 20, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

The special is now in its 29th year and was taped at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., and premiering on TNT Sunday, Dec. 20, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

It will be followed by the network television premiere of the film "The Nativity Story," starring Keisha Castle Hughes.
 
The songs and performers include Justin Bieber (“Someday at Christmas”); Mary J. Blige (“The Christmas Song”); Neil Diamond (medley of “Joy to the World,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Cherry, Cherry Christmas”); Sugarland (“Gold and Green”); Rob homas (“A New York Christmas”); and Usher (“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”). 

George Lopez hosts the hour-long holiday event, which include the President and First Lady among its honored guests.