J.J. Hairston to back Miss Piggy on Thankgiving

11/27/2013, 11:07 a.m.

J.J. Hairston & the tenors from Youthful Praise will back Miss Piggy on a classic holiday song on the network TV special “Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular” that airs on Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 28 at 9:30 p.m. EST on the ABC network. The 90-minute special also features guest appearances from rock legend Elton John and actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kristen Bell.

Meanwhile, the Soul Train and Stellar Award nominated choir is hard at work putting the finishing touches on its’ seventh CD, “I See Victory,” a live recording that’s earmarked for a summer 2014 release. The project boasts vocal cameos from Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Karen Clark Sheard, Vashawn Mitchell, Pastor Jason nelson, Deon Kipping, Elder Fondrea Lynn Lewis, Lowell Pye and others.