Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular announces star-studded lineup

Rochester, N.Y. (WHEC) – NBC’s annual "Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular" returns for its 46th year of fireworks, star-studded musical performances, and special guest appearances. "Today" anchors Craig Melvin and Dylan Dreyer return for the second time to co-host the event.

Chart-toppers 5 Seconds of Summer, Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce, and Pitbull with Filmore will hit the stage before Macy’s iconic fireworks display. Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Monroe Iglehart, Kaila Mullady, Dizzy Senze and Anthony Veneziale from the cast of Freestyle Love Supreme will unite for a special performance. Broadway’s “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” cast members Jacqueline B. Arnold, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Tasia Jungbauer and Jeigh Madjus will also take the stage. In addition, celebrity chef and barbecue expert Chef David Rose will join the evening.

Each year, as part of the broadcast, everyday heroes and celebrity guests share their inspirational stories about what it means to live in the United States in a series of segments called “The American Spirit.” This year Craig Ferguson, Padma Lakshmi, Paulina Porizkova and Wolfgang Puck will participate.

The event will air Monday, July 4 from 8-10 p.m. on NBC.