Show expands to Disneyland Resort
ABC and Dick Clark Productions have announced the star-studded lineup of performers for Disneyland, Los Angeles and New Orleans that viewers can expect to see during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023.
Pre-taped performances from Disneyland include co-host Ciara performing a medley of “Better Thangs” and “Jump;” American indie pop band Fitz and The Tantrums performing their hit single “Sway” and multi-Platinum smash “HandClap;” Maddie & Tae playing their uplifting “Bathroom Floor” and “Every Night Every Morning;” Shaggy singing his classic hits “Boombastic” and “Angel,” for which fellow Jamaican artist Olaf Blackwood will join; Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner Ben Platt performing his 2021 song “Imagine” and to be joined by beloved indie sister duo Aly & AJ for a rendition of power ballad “Go Your Own Way;” The Little Mermaid star Halle Bailey singing her sentimental hit “Cool People” and a spirited cover of Janet Jackson’s “Together Again;” Tomorrow X Together (TXT) presenting the power of K-pop with “Good Boy Gone Bad” and “0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You)” featuring Seori; Bailey Zimmerman singing his No. 1 debut single “Fall In Love” and fan-favorite track “Rock And A Hard Place;” and Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Lauren Spencer Smith showcasing her powerful vocals with “Fingers Crossed” and “Flowers.”
Performers at the LA Party include Wiz Khalifa celebrating the New Year with performances of his 2022 highlight single “Memory Lane” and fan-favorite song “Black & Yellow;” Finneas performing his tender hit “Let’s Fall in Love for the Night” and “Only a Lifetime” off his debut album, “Optimist;” Armani White performing his viral sensation hit record “Billie Eilish” and upcoming single “Goated;” Betty Who performing her feel good track “Blow Out My Candle” and an entrancing rendition of Kate Bush’s 1985 song turned 2022 viral sensation, “Running Up That Hill;” Dove Cameron capping off her year of accomplishments with performances of “Boyfriend” and “Bad Idea;” and pop singer-songwriter Nicky Youre rocking the stage with his smash hit single “Sunroof” and newly released “Eyes On You.”
Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner and co-host Billy Porter will perform a medley of his hits in New Orleans, where he will be co-hosting New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Festivities.
As previously announced, 18x host and executive producer Ryan Seacrest will once again head to Times Square to lead the festivities.
Disneyland will become this year’s inaugural host destination and home to an additional Rockin’ Eve celebration with veteran hostess and award-winning multi Platinum-selling artist Ciara overseeing festivities at the Happiest Place on Earth. The Disneyland segments are pre-taped prior to the New Year’s holiday.
Actress and producer Liza Koshy will return as co-host alongside Seacrest.
Country artist Jessie James Decker will also join the duo in Times Square as the Powerball co-host for her fourth consecutive year.
Returning for his fourth year, Billy Porter will be back in New Orleans for the Central Time Zone countdown.
After serving as the official LA Party DJ at last year’s show, iconic DJ, producer/rapper and philanthropist D-Nice will return as this year’s L.A. co-host.