Vanessa Williams to host ‘A Capitol Fourth’ Independence Day celebration

Vanessa Williams will host the 2021 'A Capitol Fourth' Independence Day celebration in the nation's capital.

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In addition to Williams, the show will feature Jimmy Buffett, Cynthia Erivo, Gladys Knight and Jennifer Nettles and others.

This year's show will be pre-reordered due to COVID-19 pandemic but will feature a live fireworks presentation over the city.

The show will air on PBS Sunday, July 4 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Fireworks appear above the White House North Portico lit in red-white and blue lights Saturday evening, July 4, 2020, during the Salute to America 2020, Fourth of July celebration. (Official White House Photo by Keegan Barber)