Last year's grand marshal, Flo Rida, announced his successor during a press conference Monday.
Cannon, who has made his name as a multi-faceted performer, rap perm actor, producer and comedian, is also the chairman of TeenNick, Nickelodeon's television network. Cannon is also
Oh, and he was once married to Mariah Carey.
As this year’s Grand Marshal, Cannon, 35, will lead the Parade on Saturday, December 12, along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale kicking off at 6:30 p.m.
This year's theme of the event called the greatest show on H2O, will be "Fairytales Afloat."
"It's important that you've got somebody that gets it," said
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