Fergie returns as host of L.A. parties at 'Dick Clark's NYRE with Ryan Seacrest'
Mon, Dec 6th 2010 05:00 pm
For the 39th
consecutive year, "Dick Clark's
New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2011" will lead America into the New
Year. Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest will host the special with recently
announced Times Square correspondent Jenny McCarthy. The show will begin at 10
p.m., ET on Friday, Dec. 31, on ABC. Singer/songwriter Fergie of The Black Eyed
Peas returns to host the Los Angeles-based party portions of the specials. The
Los Angeles lineup includes performances by Jennifer Hudson, Willow Smith,
Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne, Drake, Jason Derulo, La Roux, Mike Posner, Natasha
Bedingfield, Far East Movement and Train.
Producer Larry Klein stated, "Fergie is back to host a
terrific lineup of performances in Los Angeles that celebrate the most
outstanding songs of the year." Exec. Producer Orly Adelson added, "Fergie
returns for her fifth year as the host of the west coast party. She has truly
become a part of the New Year's tradition."