Singer, songwriter Taylor Swift, is set to release the world premiere of her new music video “Out of the Woods” during ABC’s telecast of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016. The sixth music video off of 1989, Swift’s Grammy nominated Album of the Year, will debut to millions of fans worldwide during the New Year’s Celebration. The full evening will include over 38 performances and 5 ½ 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 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 ten years with live reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. As previously announced, New York headliner Carrie Underwood will be joined by Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, who will perform for over one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV.
Fergie will host the Billboard Hollywood Party with performances by headliner One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Alessia Cara, DNCE, Fall Out Boy, Andy Grammer, Ellie Goulding, Nick Jonas, Elle King, Tove Lo, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, OMI, Pentatonix, Rachel Platten, Nathan Sykes and Walk The Moon. Jimmy Buffett will make a special live appearance with “Margaritaville” from his concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The complete lineup Thursday night, December 31st on ABC is:
8:00 – 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”
Author: Buddy Iahn
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