Duran Duran, New Edition, J-Hope added to ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ 2023

All have been announced as Times Square performers

ABC and Dick Clark Productions have announced the talented lineup of performers that will take the stage in Times Square during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023. Duran Duran, New Edition, BTS’ J-Hope and TikTok sensation Jax will join the all-star lineup.

Internationally acclaimed rock icons and newly inaugurated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Duran Duran will take the stage to perform a medley of classics from their unparalleled back-catalog. The group will deliver their spectacular performance just before midnight, energizing the audience leading into the new year.

Legendary R&B and pop group New Edition will perform a medley of feel-good hits, including “Rub You The Right Way,” “My Prerogative,” “Poison,” “If It Isn’t Love,” and “Cool It Now.” This performance by New Edition will kick off their 40th year anniversary and is sponsored by Carnival Cruise Line.

South Korean rapper, dancer, songwriter, music producer and member of 21st century pop icons BTS, J-Hope will get viewers moving with a medley of “= (Equal Sign),” “Chicken Noodle Soup” and fan favorite song “Butter (Holiday Remix).”

Viral singer-songwriter and TikTok sensation Jax will sing pop hits “Victoria’s Secret” and “90s Kids.”

These performers join the show’s previously announced star-studded lineup, including 18x host Ryan Seacrest and co-hosts Liza Koshy, Jessie James Decker, Ciara, Billy Porter, and D-Nice. Farruko will ring in the New Year as the headliner in Puerto Rico, taking the stage to perform a medley of hits. Farruko joins the lineup of previously announced performers including Aly & AJ, Armani White, Bailey Zimmerman, Ben Platt, Betty Who, Billy Porter, Ciara, Dove Cameron, Finneas, Fitz & The Tantrums, Halle Bailey, Lauren Spencer Smith, Maddie & Tae, Nicky Youre, Shaggy, TXT, and Wiz Khalifa. Additional performers will be announced in the lead up to show night.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve will once again honor select organizations as Culture Catalysts during the show as Catalysts for Compassion – a driving theme for this year’s honorees with their dynamic and heart-led approach to the mental health and well-being of the folks and furry friends they support in the fight for resource equity. Culture Catalyst, which was introduced during last year’s 50th Anniversary broadcast event, aims to spotlight non-profit organizations for the transformative work that they do. This portion of the broadcast highlights and honors organizations led by individuals that reach up and outside of themselves to bravely inhabit the spirit of progress and that are making positive, culture-shifting waves in their communities and beyond.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest will air Saturday, December 31st, live on ABC, beginning at 8 pm ET/PT.

Buddy Iahn
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