By Jethro Nededog
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - NBC just added Cher, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Pitbull to its lineup of performers on the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" airing Thursday at 8 p.m. ET with an encore at 10 p.m.
They join previously announced performers Mariah Carey ("American Idol") and country singer Tim McGraw. Carey's husband, "America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon, will host the two-hour special.
Cher also recently performed on the season finale of NBC's "The Voice" and appeared on sister cable network Bravo's late night talk show, "Watch What Happens Live." Her upcoming album, "Woman's World," is out on September 24.
Swift is currently touring North America in support of her album, "Red." Gomez is promoting her newly released album, "Stars Dance," and is set to start a tour in August. Pitbull's single with Christina Aguilera, "Feel This Moment," is a Top 10 hit.
With more than 40,000 fireworks, the show is the largest pyrotechnics display in the United States. This year, Usher ("The Voice") will lend his artistic vision to the show as its first superstar collaboration.
Produced by Universal Television in association with Macy's, Brad Lachman will executive produced with producer Bill Bracken.