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  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: John Rzeznik and the Goo Goo Dolls perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Lauren Alaina arrives during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: John Rzeznik and the Goo Goo Dolls perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Members of the musical 'Rockettes' perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: A snowflake is projected onto the building prior to 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The tree is waiting to be lit prior to 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Members of the musical 'Rockettes' perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: (L-R) Journalist Natalie Morales, Journalist Savannah Guthrie, TV Personality Al Roker and Journalist Matt Lauer arrive during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Image
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Mary J. Blige performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Robby Takac and John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Jewel performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: John Rzeznik and the Goo Goo Dolls perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Leona Lewis performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Leona Lewis performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Members of the musical 'Rockettes' perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: The tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Mary J. Blige performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: General Atmosphere during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: The Rockettes perform at the 80th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Lauren Alaina performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Jewel performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Lauren Alaina performs during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
  • NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Members of the musical 'Rockettes' perform during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
    
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NEW YORK (AP) - The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a 76-foot Norway Spruce from Shelton, Conn., has been lit with the help of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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