Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth join headliner Carrie Underwood live in Times Square as part of ABC’s telecast of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016.”
Luke Bryan will perform a medley of his hit songs, Demi Lovato will perform songs off her new album Confident and Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth will perform their smash hit “See You Again.” Each performance will take place in the hours leading up to the 2016 countdown, performing for over one million fans live in Times Square, and millions more on TV.
They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles. With over 38 performances and five and half hours of music, America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place on Thursday, December 31st beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.
The show will include hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Ryan Seacrest will host and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 10 years with live reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Popstar Fergie will oversee the festivities at the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles.
The complete lineup Thursday night, December 31st on ABC is:
8 – 11 p.m. – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016”
11:30 – 1:09 a.m. – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016, Part 1”
1:10 – 2:13 a.m. – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016, Part 2”
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