'The Voice' winner Cassadee Pope, Train to perform on NBC's 'New Year's Eve with Carson Daly'by jmaloni
The special also includes the year's best music performances of 2012 from artists such as Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Adele, Madonna, The Spice Girls, PSY, Beyonce and David Guetta
Stars scheduled to appear include Amy Poehler, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera, Donald Trump, Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon and Angela Kinsey
NBC's "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly" will ring in 2013 with Grammy-winning group Train, performing "Mermaid" and John Lennon's "Imagine"; Cassadee Pope, the winner of NBC's "The Voice"; as well as some of the best musical performances from 2012. The two-hour special will air live on Monday, Dec. 31, beginning in primetime at 10 p.m., and continuing from 11:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. with the first performances of the new year.
"NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" will broadcast in high definition from the middle of the world's most famous New Year's Eve destination -- Times Square in New York City.
Angela Kinsey (NBC's "The Office") will join Daly with live reports from the heart of Times Square among the 1 million spectators.
The 2012 musical retrospective includes Justin Bieber in Mexico City, Coldplay from the Paralympics Closing Ceremony, Madonna's halftime show at the Super Bowl XLVI, Adele from Albert Hall, The Spice Girls from the Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony, PSY from the MTV European Music Awards, Beyonce from World Humanitarian Day and David Guetta from Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro.
Among other highlights from the show's segments will be: coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera from NBC's "The Voice" talking about their New Year's parties; Jay Leno and Nick Offerman (NBC's "Parks and Recreation") talking about New Year's resolutions; Donald Trump (NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice") offers real estate advice for buyers in the new year; Amy Poehler and Adam Scott (NBC's "Parks and Recreation") explain "Auld Lang Syne" and NBC's "Parenthood" cast giving new celebrity mothers parenting advice. Jimmy Fallon from NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" also appears.
For the most up-to-date New Year's Eve and backstage news, Daly and Kinsey will also live tweet the event from @carsonjdaly and @angelakinsey.
Fans can also use the hash tag #newyearsdares and tweet in dares to Daly and Kinsey. A few tweets will be chosen and carried out live on the show.
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