Dolly Parton Gives Angelic Performance Of ‘Mary, Did You Know?’ During ‘Christmas in Rockefeller Center’

Dolly Parton; Photo Courtesy of NBC
Dolly Parton; Photo Courtesy of NBC
Dolly Parton; Photo Courtesy of NBC

Dolly Parton gave an angelic performance “Mary, Did You Know?” in a stunning white dress on Wednesday (Dec. 2) on Christmas in Rockefeller Center, live from Tennessee.

“Mary, Did You Know?” is featured on Parton’s latest holiday release, A Holly Dolly Christmas. The album also includes duets with Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Willie Nelson, her brother Randy Parton and Michael Bublé.

The country icon performed “All I Want For Christmas Is You” earlier in the show with duet partner Jimmy Fallon.

Christmas in Rockefeller Center also included performances by Kelly Clarkson, Goo Goo Dolls, Earth, Wind & Fire, Brett Eldredge, Tori Kelly, Leslie Odom Jr., Pentatonix, Dan + Shay, Gwen Stefani, Meghan Trainor, Cast of “Ain’t Too Proud” and the Radio City Rockettes.

The evening also featured duets from Clarkson and Eldredge and Trainor featuring Earth, Wind & Fire.

The 88th annual holiday special celebrated the lighting of the 75-foot tall, 45-foot wide Norway Spruce from Oneonta, N.Y. The tree weighs approximately 11 tons. It is adorned with more than 50,000 multi-colored LEDs and topped with a stunning Swarovski star. The tree will be lit from 6:00 a.m. EST to midnight every day and will remain lit for 24 hours on Christmas Day and is located in New York City at Rockefeller Center to see all season long.

The iconic Christmas special aired on Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST on NBC. Due to social-distancing protocols, there was not a live audience present.