R&B icon set to perform on South Dakota float

PIERRE, S.D. - The Mount Rushmore’s American Pride float will be host a special guest. R&B singer Smokey Robinson will perform on the float during the 91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Robinson will be joined by the Mount Rushmore mascots.

The Department of Tourism hopes that the appearance will bring new and returning visitors to the state.

Around three million people are expected to watch the parade on Thanksgiving Day in New York with over 50 million viewers nationwide.

This is the eighth consecutive year the float will make an appearance in the annual parade.