Lady GaGa and Tony Bennett are to kick off the holiday season in New York City as headliners for the 82nd annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center celebration concert.

The duo, which released jazz standards album Cheek to Cheek in September (14), will duet at the iconic Big Apple event on 3 December (14).

Also taking to the stage is Family Guy creator Seth MACFarlane, who will sing a track from his Holiday for Swing album with Sara Bareilles.

Singers Idina Menzel, Cyndi Lauper, LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood are also slated to perform prior to the lighting of the tree outside 30 Rockefeller Plaza.