Billy Joel joins ‘NYRE’ for special performance

Billy Joel will appear in a special live performance from Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest performing one of his classic hits as the first song of the New Year.

Show host Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown at midnight, and co-host Jenny McCarthy (The View) will join him throughout the broadcast, live from Times Square. Billy Joel joins previously announced performers Blondie, Capital Cities, Miley Cyrus, Daughtry, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Icona Pop, Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke and The Fray.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014 is a bi-coastal celebration with a West Coast celebration hosted by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas. Coverage of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014 will feature hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, beginning at 8 pm ET/PT on ABC.

The complete lineup Tuesday night, December 31 on ABC is:

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Presents The 30 Greatest Women In Music – Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy and Fergie host a fascinating two-hour countdown of the 30 greatest female artists in music, through clips and interviews from the archives of dick clark productions. (8-10 pm ET)

Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014  Ryan Seacrest spotlights some of the year’s hottest artists, groups and songs. Fergie hosts the Los Angeles party, and Jenny McCarthy is live with all the festivities in Times Square. (10-11 pm ET)

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014, Parts 1 & 2 – Ryan Seacrest counts down to midnight live from Times Square, and then the party continues with some of the year’s hottest acts from Los Angeles and New York. (Part 1, 11:30 pm – 1:08 am ET) (Part 2, January 1st, 1:08 – 2:12 am ET)

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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