Christmastime is here.

The 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, the second-tallest ever, was unveiled in midtown on Wednesday. Sarah McLachlan, Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, Josh Groban and more artists performed holiday classics to celebrate.

Kick off the start of the holiday season with photos from the ceremony.

The 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was
The 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was lit on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Getty Images / Angela Weiss)
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Alec Baldwin, Carmen Gabriela
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Alec Baldwin, Carmen Gabriela Baldwin, Kate McKinnon, Hoda Kotb, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker appear onstage at the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Angela Weiss)
Sarah McLachlan performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas
Sarah McLachlan performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)

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Pentatonix performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
Pentatonix performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Neil Diamond performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas
Neil Diamond performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Singer Tori Kelly performs at the 84th Annual
Singer Tori Kelly performs at the 84th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Getty Images / Angela Weiss)
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Alec Baldwin and Carmen
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Alec Baldwin and Carmen Gabriela Baldwin attend the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Getty Images / Angela Weiss)
Neil Diamond appears onstage at the 84th annual
Neil Diamond appears onstage at the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Getty Images / Theo Wargo)

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Pentatonix performs at the Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting
Pentatonix performs at the Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting in Rockefeller Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Ava, Angie and Graig Eichler pose for a
Ava, Angie and Graig Eichler pose for a picture at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. This year's tree came from the upstate Oneonta family's backyard. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit on
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
A girl watches the Rockefeller Christmas tree concert
A girl watches the Rockefeller Christmas tree concert in Rockefeller Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
A man watches the Rockefeller Christmas tree concert
A man watches the Rockefeller Christmas tree concert at Rockafeller Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)

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The 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is
The 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 after being lit for the season. (Credit: Getty Images / Angela Weiss)
Umbrellas protect the VIPs at the Rockefeller Center
Umbrellas protect the VIPs at the Rockefeller Center tree lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
Spectators catch an early glimpse of the Rockefeller
Spectators catch an early glimpse of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree before the lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree waits to be
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree waits to be lit on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Credit: Anthony Lanzilote)