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Big singing star John Legend, wearing a beige turtle neck and a bemusing smile, casually sits at a piano, white lights from a Christmas tree shimmering in the background. The words Christmas Under the Stars and John Legend are prominently displayed.
Decked out in colorful suits for a Motown-style show, singer and songwriter John Legend croons both classic Christmas tunes and a few original songs, like hit “All of Me,” for this year’s Christmas Under the Stars. Legend is a big deal, so how did BYUtv get him? To learn more about the show and how Legend celebrates Christmas, check out his interview with BYUtv.
BYU Vocal Point a cappella singers hold microphones and sing Joy to the World in front of the bright red Giving Machines in the Orem mall
A crowd gathers in front of a row of red vending machines in the University Place Mall in Orem, Utah. Suddenly BYU Vocal Point member Josh Dalley rises and begins singing “Joy to the World.” Other Vocal Point members scattered throughout the crowd join him in a performance to unveil the set of “Giving Machines,” where donors can support worthy causes as part of the Church of Jesus Christ’s Light the World campaign. Bonus: Listen to VP’s ultimate Christmas playlist.
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Kristin Chenoweth wearing a black dress with deep green floral trim, raises her hands and looks into the Temple Square audience with a braod grin
President Russell M. Nelson smiles down at 6-year-old Claire Crosby as she sings and he plays Silent Night
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Hiphop violinist and BYU grad Lindsey Stirling performs a medley of Christmas carols.
Check out the latest from BYU grad, YouTube star, and hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling—a new music-video medley of “We Three Kings,” “Carol of the Bells,” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.”
Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin joins Mark Rober in this year's glorious glitter bomb adventure
Mark Rober, the inventive YouTuber, BYU grad, and ex-NASA employee, is at it again. He’s reprised his glitter-bombing, porch-pirate bait packages, this time accompanied by Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin. Watch as a new batch of unsuspecting thieves gets bedazzled in colorful glitter and spritzed with unpleasant smells.
An icy river flows next to a snowbank
In Frozen 2 (spoiler alert) Queen Elsa runs across the ocean by creating a path of ice. That scene cost the animators an enormous amount of time and required multiple renderings to get right. To help with the expensive problem of fluid animation, BYU computer-science professors created technology that resizes the animation without having to recreate an entire sequence, allowing animators to adjust effects quickly.
A sports fan sitting at a computer and wearing a Utah Jazz basketball jersey raises his hands above his head in victory
After surveying a group of sports fans who visit online sports forums weekly, BYU comms professors determined they fall into three types: the bandwagon fan, the trivia seeker, and the tailgater. Find your type in the details.
Alex Barcello launches a three-point shot from the baseline. The LED ribbon of the arena can be seen in the background
With a clutch 3-pointer from Alex Barcello and a double-double from Yoeli Childs, BYU men’s basketball secured a 68–64 win over Utah State last Saturday at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Cougars return to Provo to play Weber State on Saturday, Dec. 21. Watch the game in person or tune in to BYUtv or BYUradio to cheer on the Cougars.
A tiny paper city where BYU students can practice their autonomous car skills.
Don’t let your kids (or aspiring engineers) see the tiny city of “Leehi” or there may be unreasonable expectations come Christmas morning. Check out BYU’s indoor miniature city—complete with stoplights, a pseudo-GPS signal, and even a neighborhood Costco—where engineering students can innovate and practice programming self-driving cars.
A black and white image of the Young Ambassadors posing next to the old-school stairs of a PanAm passenger plane.

Since entering the world stage at Japan’s Expo ’70, the Young Ambassadors (YA) have performed their vibrant blend of song and dance in 67 nations of the world.┬áIn March, YA alumni will return to BYU from theater companies, businesses, classrooms, and homes across the country to join in two performances, hosted by Marie Osmond. Watch highlights from five decades of international tours, then join the celebration.

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