Courtesy of Hollywood Christmas ParadeOlivia Newton-John recently was announced as the Grand Marshal of this year’s upcoming Hollywood Christmas Parade, and now the full talent lineup for the 85th annual event has been revealed. Olivia also will perform at the holiday extravaganza, as will Cyndi Lauper, War, Kenny G and all-star rock band The Empty Hearts, which features members of The Cars, Blondie and The Romantics.

The parade will take place on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 27, at 5 p.m. PT. The event will be taped and will air as a two-hour special premiering on The CW Network on December 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. A repeat screening will be broadcast on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel on December 21 at 3 p.m. ET/PT.

Other artists who will perform at the event include R&B singer Eric Benet, country star and one-time American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and the pop-rock collective Band of Merrymakers.

Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams are among the celebrities who will serve as hosts for the 2016 Hollywood Christmas Parade, which is touted as “the largest Christmas celebration in America.” The event also will include marching bands from across the U.S., floats, balloons and, of course, a special appearance by Santa Claus.

Proceeds raised by the event will benefit The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. A limited number of grandstand seats along the parade route are still available for purchase via, and Groupon.

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