Not long before the appearance of St Nick's sled, Mariah Carey finished off the Macy's Thanksgiving Day March with a presentation of her particular occasion hit 

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All I Need for Christmas Is You." You can watch it underneath.

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Wearing a bejeweled crown and a pink outfit with a matching umbrella, Carey sang the melody flanked by artists.

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She was helped by her kid twins Monroe and Moroccan, who sang and moved behind her.

As usual, the parade featured a packed roster of performers. In addition to Carey they included Paula Abdul,

Jordin Sparks, Lea Michele, Dionne Warwick, Betty Who, Big Time Rush, Gloria Estefan with her daughter

Emily and grandson Sasha, Sean Paul, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots, and Fitz and the Tantrums, among others

Al Roker missed his first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 27 years today as he recovers from a recent hospitalization.