Singer Darlene Love SLAMS producers of the Rockefeller Tree lighting who ...

Darlene Love, 78, SLAMS Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting producers who 'snubbed' her and accused them of ageism for favoring 'younger artists' Skylar Astin, 32, and Alex Newell, 27, to perform HER song Singer Darlene Love posted a scathing take-down of Brad Lachman Productions, the team behind NBC's annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Darlene claimed she has been 'snubbed' from performing her holiday hit Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) This year 32-year-old Pitch Perfect star Skylar Astin and 27-year-old Alex Newell performed the song at Wednesday's ceremony Darlene accused the production team of ageism for repeatedly favoring 'young artists who can't even hit the notes properly' DailyMail.com has reached out to Brad Lachman Productions for comment

By Caitlyn Becker For Dailymail.com

Published: 20:41 GMT, 6 December 2019 | Updated: 23:44 GMT, 6 December 2019

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Singer Darlene Love is furious at the production team behind the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting who she accused of snubbing her for the last decade.

Brad Lachman Productions, who produces the annual show for NBC, was on the receiving end of a scathing Facebook post penned by the 78-year-old songstress on Wednesday.

Love is the voice behind the 1963 holiday classic Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) which was performed at this year's show, much to her dismay, by other 'younger artists.'  

Hitting back: Singer Darlene Love posted a scathing take-down of the team behind NBC's annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting and accused them of snubbing her by refusing to book her to sing her holiday classic Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)

Hitting back: Singer Darlene Love posted a scathing take-down of the team behind NBC's annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting and accused them of snubbing her by refusing to book her to sing her holiday classic Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)

Darlene began her lengthy take-down: 'Once again I was snubbed by Brad Lachman Productions who produce the Rockefeller Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and instead they book another artist to perform my song "Christmas Baby, Please Come Home" each year!!'

The massive tree was lit on Wednesday during NBC's Christmas in Rockefeller Center special hosted by Today Show anchors. 

The show featured performances by a handful of stars belting out holiday favorites, including Chicago, Derek and Julianne Hough, John Legend and Idina Menzel.

According to Darlene, she has repeatedly tried to perform her own Christmas hit at the yearly tree lighting and found it disrespectful that her requests have fallen on deaf ears by producers.

Speaking out: The 78-year-old  took to Facebook to air her grievances about not being the right 'demo' to sing her own song which was performed this year by other 'younger artists.'

Speaking out: The 78-year-old  took to Facebook to air her grievances about not being the right 'demo' to sing her own song which was performed

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