Jennifer Holliday headlining Macy's 4th of July Fireworks show

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/25/2016, 3:38 p.m.
Grammy and Tony-Award winner Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks celebration.
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Grammy and Tony-Award winner, Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform at Macy's 4th of July Fireworks celebration.

The legendary singer will perform a rendition of "America the Beautiful" during the finale of the show with the United States Air Force Band and the USAF Singing Sergeants.

Other artists performing at the event include Kenny Chesney, Meghen Trainor and 5 Seconds of Summer.

A download of Holliday's song is available on Macy's website.

Holliday is best known for her 1982 signature hit single "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" which she performed in the musical Dreamgirls. She was recently recognized at the 2016 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Music Awards for her work in music publishing.

The Macy's 4th of July Fireworks show kicks off from the East River starting at 9:25 p.m. Public viewing locations and dedicated entry points will be set up along various streets on F.D.R. Drive and in the Seaport District, as well as various points in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

The presentation will air live on NBC starting at 8 p.m.