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Countdown of the top 40 performances in last 40 years on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party'

by jmaloni
Wed, Dec 28th 2011 04:50 pm

"New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party" will be hosted from Times Square by Jenny McCarthy and from Los Angeles by Fergie this Saturday, Dec. 31 (8 to 10 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network, kicking off ABC's night of New Year's celebrations. The special will look back at the amazing moments from four decades of ringing in the new year, counting down the biggest names in the world of music and entertainment.

Here is the complete list of performers in the anniversary special, in alphabetical order:

  • Christina Aguilera "Candyman" 2007
  • Baha Men "Who Let the Dogs Out" 2001
  • Bangles"Walk Like an Egyptian" 1987
  • Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" 1975
  • Justin Bieber "One Time" 2010
  • Black Eyed Peas "Boom Boom Pow" 2010
  • Blondie"Heart of Glass" 1980
  • Boyz II Men "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye" 1992
  • Mariah Carey "We Belong Together" 2006
  • Culture Club "Karma Chameleon" 1984
  • Miley Cyrus "Girl's Night Out" 2008
  • Daughtry"Home" 2010
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince "Girls of the World Ain't Nothing" 1989
  • Far East Movement "Like a G-6" 2011
  • Fergie"Fergalicious" 2007
  • Go-Go's"We Got the Beat" 1983
  • Hall & Oates "Maneater" 1983
  • Hootie & the Blowfish "Hold My Hand" 1995
  • Billy Idol "White Wedding" 2005
  • Jonas Brothers "S.O.S." 2008
  • KC & The Sunshine Band "Get Down Tonight" 1976
  • Jennifer Lopez "Let's Get Loud" 2010
  • Barry Manilow "Just Another New Year's Eve" 1981
  • Miami Sound Machine "Conga" 1987
  • Olivia Newton-John "I Honestly Love You" 1975
  • NKOTBSB"Medly"- ("Larger Than Life") 2011
  • Pink"Get the Party Started" 2002
  • Pussycat Dolls "Don't Cha" 2006
  • Lionel Richie "All Night Long" 2009
  • Rihanna"Unfaithful" 2007
  • Salt-N-Pepa"Shoop" 1995
  • Spice Girls "Wannabe" 1998
  • Rick Springfield "Jessie's Girl" 1982
  • Donna Summer "Last Dance" 2004
  • Taylor Swift "Picture to Burn" 2009
  • Tears for Fears "Shout" 1986
  • Three Dog Night "Celebrate" 1973
  • TLC"Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" 1993
  • Carrie Underwood "Before He Cheats" 2008
  • Village People "Y.M.C.A." 1993

The complete lineup is:

  • "New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party" (8 to 10 p.m., ET)
  • "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012" (10 to 11 p.m., ET)
  • "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012, Part 1" (11:30 p.m. to 1:08 a.m., ET)
  • "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012, Part 2" (1:08-2:13 a.m., ET)

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