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COLTON DIXON TO PERFORM AT 2019 NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH A NEW TREE AND TIMELESS HOLIDAY TUNES

Ovation and REELZ Will Broadcast National Park-Inspired Holiday Event On Monday, December 9

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NEWS SOURCE: The Media Collective
November 21, 2019

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2019) - Colton Dixon will join a melding of music, national parks, outdoor performances, and holiday cheer during the 97th National Christmas Tree Lighting. Featuring not only the official lighting of the new National Christmas Tree and timeless holiday tunes, the event is co-presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation and will take place on December 5 at the Ellipse in President’s Park (White House).

Hosted by country music star Jessie James Decker, Dixon, who will release new music for the first time in over two years in early 2020, will join country singer and winner of The Voice Chevel Shepherd, The United States Air Force’s premier rock band Max Impact, country music artist and The Voice finalist Spensha Baker, the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, the West Tennessee Youth Chorus, and “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band.

Thanks to a partnership with the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, Ovation and REELZ will broadcast the 2019 National Christmas Tree Lighting on Monday, December 9. Viewers can tune in to watch the broadcast at 8 p.m. ET on REELZ and 9 p.m. ET on Ovation. The broadcast offers a wonderful opportunity for friends and families across the country to rejoice in this holiday tradition together.

First celebrated in 1923 by President Calvin Coolidge, the ceremony today inspires visitors and viewers from around the globe to #FindYourPark/#EncuentraTuParque during the holiday season. 

Last month, the National Park Service planted a new National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse in President’s Park. The new tree is a 30-foot Colorado blue spruce from Palmyra, Pa., and will be lit for the first time during this year’s ceremony. Thanks to a partnership with the National Park Foundation, GE Lighting is celebrating its 57th year of decorating the National Christmas Tree. In addition, 56 smaller trees surrounding the National Christmas Tree will feature one-of-a-kind ornaments, representing every U.S. state, territory and the District of Columbia.

While the free ticket lottery to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 5 has closed, the broadcast on Ovation and REELZ provides a great opportunity to enjoy the celebration from your home. You’re also invited to visit the decorated National Chris t mas Tree and enjoy an evening musical performances at President’s Park from December 9, 2019 through January 1, 2020. To learn more, visit www.thenationaltree.org and follow along with the National Christmas Tree on Twitter @thenationaltree.
 
Colton has been writing and recording in Los Angeles for the majority of 2019 and is excited to release new music in early 2020. More details will be forthcoming after the holidays. 
 
ABOUT COLTON DIXON Colton Dixon quickly became a household name in 2012 when he was voted a fan favorite andmade it to the top seven on Season 11 of Fox's hit show AMERICAN IDOL. His career has beenon the fast track ever since, now boasting over 61 million streams. Dixon's 2013 debut, A Messenger, set the record for biggest first-week sales by a new solo Christian act, becoming the No. 1 selling album by a new Christian artist. Dixon is also a Steinway & Sons artist, following inthe footsteps of legendary artists such as Harry Connick, Jr. and Billy Joel. Dixon's sophomore effort Anchor included the most played Hot AC single of 2014, “More Of You," which spent three weeks at No. 1, as well as "Through All of It," his fourth consecutive No. 1 at Hot AC Radio. In 2013, Dixon won a Dove Award for Best Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year, along with two additional nominations. In 2015, Anchor was honored with the Dove Award for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year. Dixon received back-to-back K-LOVE Fan Award nominations for Male Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2015, followed by the release of his third studio album Identity, which included the top 5 single “All That Matters,” whose video was premiered by PEOPLE magazine. Dixon is currently writing and recording for a TBD 2020 release.
 
Get Connected with Colton Dixon
Twitter: https://twitter.com/coltondixon 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coltondixonmusic?fref=ts 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ColtonDixonMusicVEVO
Instagram: https://instagram.com/coltondixonmusic/
 
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 419 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. The National Park Service has cared for the White House and its grounds since 1933. President’s Park, which includes the Ellipse and Lafayette Park, was officially included in the national park system in 1961. Visit us at: www.nps.gov, on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, Twitter: www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and YouTube: www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America’s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service. Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help protect more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts and connect all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history. Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www.nationalparks.org.


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