Performers announced for 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014'by jmaloni
Blondie, Icona Pop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus to perform in Times Square
Blondie, Icona Pop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Miley Cyrus ring in the New Year on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014," with live performances from New York's Times Square in front of an estimated 1 million people and tens of millions of television viewers nationwide. Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will be live from Times Square as he leads the traditional countdown to midnight.
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" is a bicoastal celebration with a West Coast celebration hosted by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas. Coverage of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" will feature hours of special performances and reports on New Year's celebrations from around the globe, beginning at 8 p.m., ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.
"New York's Times Square is one of the most iconic places in the world to celebrate New Year's Eve. This year, we once again will have megastars in our lineup, including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, Jenifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias, Blondie, Miley Cyrus at midnight, and many more. We're going to have the country's biggest party," Seacrest said.
"There's nothing like New Year's Eve in New York with the energy and excitement from all of the people that gather throughout Times Square," McCarthy added. "I have such a great time with Ryan Seacrest, these amazing artists and fans across the country. You never know what's going to happen and, as the saying goes, what happens in Times Square ... is seen by millions of people around the world, so you better keep it classy. Or so they keep telling me."
Previously announced West Coast performers include Capital Cities, Daughtry, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Enrique Iglesias, Robin Thicke and The Fray.
The complete lineup Tuesday night, December 31 on ABC is:
"New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents The 30 Greatest Women In Music" Seacrest, McCarthy and Fergie host a fascinating two-hour countdown of the 30 greatest female artists in music, through clips and interviews from the archives of dick clark productions. (8-10 p.m., ET)
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" Seacrest spotlights some of the year's hottest artists, groups and songs. Fergie hosts the Los Angeles party, and McCarthy is live with all the festivities in Times Square. (10-11 p.m., ET)
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014, Parts 1 & 2" Seacrest counts down to midnight live from Times Square, and then the party continues with some of the year's hottest acts from Los Angeles and New York. (Part 1, 11:30 p.m. - 1:08 a.m., ET) (Part 2, 1:08 - 2:12 a.m., ET)
For additional information on the shows, visit www.Facebook.com/NewYearsRockinEve. Join the Twitter conversation by following @officialNYRE or by using the official NYRE hashtag #RockinEve. Music Choice is an official promotional partner of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014.