Chance the Rapper brought the holiday spirit to the White House at the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Thursday (Dec. 1).
Backed by a choir, Nico “Donnie Trumpet” Segal, and the Social Experiment, Chance delivered a stirring performance of “Sunday Candy” for the First Family.
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With Christmas lights shining brightly around him and oversized presents decorating the stage, Chano rapped and sang his heart out at the Obama administration’s final tree lighting ceremony.
President Barack and First Lady Michelle nodded their heads to the performance, while their youngest daughter Malia sang along to the Surf song.
Sasha Obama just lip-synced to Chance the Rapper at the National Christmas Tree Lighting pic.twitter.com/yDlubgAZK9
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It all culminated with a sing-along to “Jingle Bells” featuring POTUS, Chance, Eva Longoria, Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony, and even Santa Claus.
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Fans will be able to watch the holiday magic unfold Dec. 5 on the Hallmark Channel.