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The 71-ft. tall Norway spruce towering over New York City's Rockefeller Center was nearly overshadowed Nov. 29 by a 5'3" powerhouse: Jessica Simpson. But the blond, diamond-bedecked singer, who attended the annual tree lighting ceremony with husband Nick Lachey and performed "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," couldn't out-sparkle the guest of honor. For the first time in 72 years the tree was topped with a Swarovski-designed star covered in 25,000 crystals.