Radio City Music Hall is not only a national landmark but also an integral part of the heart and soul of New York City. Known as "The Showplace of the Nation" it was the first building in the Rockefeller Complex and is the largest indoor theater in the world. The legendary venue has played host to many of the s biggest names in music, including Tony Bennett, Coldplay, Barry Manilow, Alicia Keys, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, and Paul Simon, as well as some of the country's most exciting events, including the MTV VMAs, the Tony Awards, the Daytime Emmy Awards and "America's Got Talent."
Each year, Radio City hosts the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes, which was first performed in December of 1933. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is America's #1 holiday production with more than one million people attending the beloved holiday theatrical annually. In spring 2015, Radio City will debut the New York Spring Spectacular which stars Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Dancing With the Stars' Derek Hough and the Rockettes. The New York Spring Spectacular, created by an unprecedented Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning team for Radio City Music Hall, inspired by the magic of spring – a time when people fall in love – set against a dazzling musical celebration about the energy, places, people, passion and promise that make this city spectacular.
Named "Venue of the Decade" by Billboard Magazine for achieving the highest box office scores of venues worldwide in its class, Radio City Music Hall has received critical acclaim over the years. In 2013, Billboard ranked Radio City the highest-grossing entertainment venue of its size in the world based on the magazine end of year rankings. Additionally, in 2014, Pollstar ranked the Music Hall as the number one Top Theatre Venue in the country.