The special also features pre-recorded segments featuring performances by popular musicians ; since the —18 edition, these concert segments branded since the edition as the " Billboard Hollywood Party"  have been presented from a studio in Los Angeles by Ciara. Since the —17 edition, Lucy Hale has hosted additional coverage and performances from New Orleans. Since , Ryan Seacrest has hosted the live show outside in Times Square along with a celebrity correspondent, Jenny McCarthy since , providing additional reports from attendees. From his return and until his death, Dick Clark hosted a limited number of segments from Times Square Studios approaching midnight, but still participated in the countdown and his tradition of kissing his wife, Kari Wigton, at midnight.
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Kick off the party at 8: From the Times Square stage, the evening lineup includes the music of U. Ciara is set to host the celebration from the West Coast. Performances and fan interviews will take place near historic Jackson Square. Just before midnight, Aguilera will usher in with a medley of her hits. It aired in as a musical special on NBC. George Carlin served a host the following year.
Sorry, there are no matching results. Yes, one of the world's best-selling pop music icons, Christina Aguilera, will perform for a live audience of more than one million people just minutes before the ball drops. Additional performers will be announced soon.
There is a new development for ne wyear , with the ABC production now partnering with Youtube music in a development that should dramatically improve the availability of online streaming viewing options. The event will of course continue to festure several hours of special performances accompanied by reports on new years eve celebrations from across the United States and around the globe. This is an iconic event that has been taking place since way back in , hosted initially by legendary US entertainer Dick Clark, who due to failing health was later joined by Ryan Seacrest who co-hosted the event and acted as the main anchor in Times Square until the sad passing away of Dick Clark in The event has retained the title of it's original host however, a fitting tribute to the man who made this occasion his own for so many years. The event is currently sponsored by gym specialists Planet Fitness.