This year’s hottest musical acts including chart-topping artists Kelly Clarkson, Kane Brown, BTS, Fitz and The Tantrums, Khalid, Shawn Mendes and Charlie Puth join the largest celebration of the year, performing from the Hollywood Party on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018. A knockout collaboration from Khalid with Marshmello will also rock the West Coast festivities from Los Angeles, where Ciara is set to host the event leading up to the 2018 countdown. America’s largest celebration of the year will take place on Sunday, December 31st beginning at 8 pm EST on the ABC Television Network. Additional performers will be announced soon.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 marks the 46th anniversary of America’s largest celebration of the year and will include five and half hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Ryan Seacrest will host the primetime festivities and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City, as he has for the last 12 years, with live onsite reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland will perform for more than one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV.
The complete lineup airing Sunday, December 31st on ABC is:
8-10 pm ET – Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1
10-11 pm ET – Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2
11:30 pm-1:09 am ET – Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1
1:09-2:13 am ET – Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2
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