Urban is the first performer announced

NBC has it all on New Year’s Eve as Carson Daly and Chrissy Teigen host NBC’s New Year’s Eve live from Times Square in New York with Saturday Night Live’s Leslie Jones. Keith Urban will perform live from Nashville and host the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve from Nashville’s Bicentennial State Park. This incredible line up of talent will introduce the biggest musical acts of the year (to be announced) and join the crowd in saying goodbye to 2018.

The special will air Monday, December 31st from 10-11 pm ET/PT, will break for local news and return for the final countdown from 11:30 pm-12:30 am.

The tenth annual Nashville New Year’s Eve event will take place near the Tennessee State Capitol at Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The music-filled evening caps off with a Music Note Drop and fireworks to ring in the New Year.

NBC’s New Year’s Eve is executive produced by Daly, Teigen and John Irwin through NBCUniversal Television Studio and Irwin Entertainment. It is co-executive produced by Casey Spira and directed by Ryan Polito.