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The one-hour special will air on said Monday, July 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from NBC]


NEW YORK - June 15, 2011 - NBC celebrates the nation's birthday extravaganza with an all-star line-up of performances, including multi-platinum iconic artist Beyoncé and country music superstar Brad Paisley. Hosted by Nick Lachey, from NBC's "The Sing-Off," the show will air on Monday, July 4th 9-10 p.m. ET, 8-9 p.m. CT.

Beyoncé, whose latest album, "4," is due for release on June 28, has received numerous accolades for her music, including being named Artist of the 2000s decade by Billboard and receiving a record-breaking 16 Grammys. She has sold over 75 million records worldwide. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) also ranked Beyoncé as the top certified artist of the decade. Apart from her work in music, Beyoncé has partnered with her mother, designer Tina Knowles, to create two fashion lines, Deréon and House of Deréon. She is also an actress who has had starring roles is six films, including "Dreamgirls" and "Cadillac Records."

Three-time Grammy Award winning country music artist Brad Paisley, released his ninth studio album on May 24, "This Is Country Music," with his hit singles "This Is Country Music" and "Old Alabama" reaching number one on the country music charts. Paisley has sold more than 12 million albums and scored 19 number one hits on the country music charts. He is the reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and has a total of 14 CMA Awards as well as 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, which includes five consecutive Male Vocalist awards.

Nick Lachey, a multi-platinum recording artist, actor and television personality first rose to stardom as the front-man of the popular band 98 Degrees, selling 10 million albums worldwide and charting several top-forty hits. Lachey later went onto star in "Newlyweds," one of MTV's most successful shows in the network's history. In 2003, Lachey launched an enormously successful solo album career for which his second record "What's Left of Me," went to number two on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Lachey continues to be a presence both on and off the small screen and he currently hosts NBC's highly-rated show "The Sing Off," returning for its' third season in the fall.

The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, the nation's largest Fourth of July fireworks display, returns to the Hudson River to illuminate the sky over New York City with a glorious spectrum of colors, shapes and sparkling dazzlers. More than 40,000 firework shells will ignite the sky for the nation's 235th birthday party. "Gift Of Freedom," the theme of this year's Macy's Fireworks display, will pay special tribute to the 125th Anniversary year of the Statue of Liberty that for generations has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for millions.

The telecast is a production of Universal Media Studios in association with Macy's. Brad Lachman will executive produce. Lachman's credits include a variety of NBC specials, including the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade," "Christmas in Rockefeller Center," in addition to "Don't Forget the Lyrics!" and a variety of other projects.

For embeddable clips and full episodes from NBC shows, please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/shows/.

  [june 2011]  


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