Justin Bieber rocks west coast party with Jason Aldean, Ellie Goulding, Greyson Chance and The Wanted, while Psy performs live from Times Square on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'by jmaloni
Ryan Seacrest hosts "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013," featuring an all-star lineup performing 15 No. 1 hits, including newly announced additions to the west coast party Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Greyson Chance, Ellie Goulding and The Wanted. In New York, Psy will join the recently announced 2012 American Music Awards winners Taylor Swift and Carly Rae Jepsen, as well as Neon Trees, performing live in Times Square, Monday, Dec. 31, on ABC.
Fergie, of the Black Eyed Peas, hosts the west coast party, which includes previously announced performers Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, One Republic and Pitbull.
The New Year's festivities kick off at 8 p.m. with "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark," a two-hour look at the amazing life of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy. The special celebrates, through clips and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and launched and nurtured the careers of countless artists. Seacrest also joins the hosts for a special appearance in honor of Clark.
Beginning at 10 p.m., Seacrest will host "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" from New York, with McCarthy returning to interview the revelers in Times Square. Fergie returns to host the Los Angeles-based portions of the specials. The bicoastal celebration will include more than five hours of special performances and reports on New Year's celebrations from around the globe, with Seacrest leading the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City.
The complete lineup Monday night, Dec. 31, on ABC is:
•8-10 p.m. - "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark"
•10-11 p.m. - "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013"
•11:30 p.m. to 1:08 a.m. - "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 1"
•1:08-2:12 a.m. - "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 2"