PHOTOS: Obamas, Celebs Celebrate National Christmas Tree Lighting

A star-studded lineup joined the Obama family at the 94th annual National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony Thursday night on the White House Ellipse.

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President Barack Obama sings "Jingle Bells" with a star-studded lineup, including Marc Anthony, Chance the Rapper, James Taylor and Eva Longoria during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony Thursday night. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama and his family sing "Jingle Bells" with Eva Longoria, Marc Anthony, James Taylor, Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks, Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Caroline Smedvig and Santa Claus during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama gets a hug from Santa Claus as musician James Taylor looks on. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Marc Anthony sings during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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This year marked the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood perform during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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President Barack Obama speaks during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Country singers Garth Brooks and Tricia Yearwood perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Eva Longoria, First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama and President Obama take part in the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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The South Portico of the White House is always an impressive backdrop for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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The Obama family, sans Malia, tripped the switch at the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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It's a tradition for the first family to take part in the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Kelly Clarkson performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Country singer Garth Brooks performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Country singers Garth Brooks and Tricia Yearwood perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Mark Anthony performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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The Obama family had fashionable red velvet blankets to keep out the chill. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Actress Eva Longoria served as the master of ceremony during the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Kelly Clarkson performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Mark Anthony performed at the National Christmas Tree Lighting. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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