It sounds like Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve has an exciting lineup for this year’s celebration. With Ryan Seacrest hosting for the nineteenth time and co-hosted by Rita Ora, the show promises performances by popular entertainers. Jeannie Mai, an Emmy-nominated host, will be reporting from Hollywood. And, singer and 1993’s Miss Universe Dayanna Tores will be hosting from Puerto Rico. The decision to simulcast across 150 iHeart Radio stations adds a new dimension to the event, allowing a broader audience to join the celebration. Despite not broadcasting from New Orleans this year, the show seems poised to deliver a memorable New Year’s Eve experience.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve has a rich history that began in 1972. Originally broadcast on CBS, the show moved to ABC in 1974, where it continues to air today. The inaugural broadcast in 1972 featured Dick Clark hosting live from Times Square alongside co-hosts George Carlin and the band Three Dog Night.
Dick Clark hosted the show annually until 2004 when he experienced health issues, leading Regis Philbin to step in as a guest host. Despite Clark’s health challenges, he continued to make guest appearances on the show until his passing in 2012. Since 2005, Ryan Seacrest has taken on the official hosting duties, contributing to the show’s ongoing success and tradition.
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Megan Thee Stallion is set to lead the lineup of performers at this year’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve festivities. The three-time GRAMMY award winner and former SNL host gained widespread recognition in 2019 with her hit Hot Girl Summer.
The lineup for this year’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve festivities includes JellyRoll, a two-time GRAMMY-nominated country rapper from Nashville, Tennessee. JellyRoll has been recognized for his contributions to the music industry, earning nominations for ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Best Country Duo/Group Performance’ for the 2024 GRAMMYs. He will be performing a medley of his most popular songs alongside singer/songwriter Jessie Murph.
Singer and actress Sabrina Carpenter will also take the stage to perform her hit songs ‘Nonsense’ and ‘Feather.’ Known for her pop anthems and relatable lyrics, Carpenter embarked on her ’emails i can’t send’ world tour in 2023, showcasing songs from her album of the same name. In addition to her music career, Carpenter is recognized for her roles in Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World and various films, including Work It, Tall Girl, and Tall Girl 2. Her recent holiday album, ‘fruitcake,’ features new songs and a remixed version of ‘Nonsense.’
The New Year’s Rockin’ Eve festivities will feature performances by a diverse lineup of artists, including GRAMMY-nominated Amapiano pop/R&B singer Tyla. Influenced by artists like Ciara, Britney Spears, Rihanna, and Drake, Tyla is set to perform the songs ‘Truth or Dare’ and ‘Water’ from her upcoming debut album, scheduled for release in March 2024.
In addition to Tyla, other performers contributing to the New Year’s celebration include Post Malone, who will perform ‘Chemical’ live from Las Vegas. From South Korea, K-Pop group NewJeans is set to sing ETA and Super Shy. The diverse range of artists promises to offer a dynamic and entertaining celebration as we welcome the new year.
The New Year’s Rockin’ Eve promises a star-studded lineup of performers, catering to a wide range of music. Here’s a list of some of the talented artists scheduled to take the stage:
- Ellie Goulding – British singer/songwriter known for her hit ‘Love Me Like You Do.’
- Renée Rapp – Actress and singer, renowned for her role as Regina George in the Broadway musical Mean Girls.
- Bebe Rexha – Performing alongside Loud Luxury and Two Friends.
- Jared Leto – Accompanied by his band Thirty Seconds to Mars, who recently announced their upcoming tour.
- Ludacris – Rapper and actor known for his role in The Fast and the Furious franchise.
- Green Day – Pop rock icons and five-time GRAMMY winners.
- Aqua – Europop band famous for their hit ‘Barbie Girl.’
- Coco Jones – Actress and singer known for her role in Bel Air.
- Nile Rodgers with CHIC – Guitarist Nile Rodgers with the ‘Everybody Dance’ hitmakers CHIC.
- Ivy Queen – Puerto Rican singer and rapper.
- Paul Russell – Viral sensation known for ‘Lil Boo Thang.’
- DOECHII – Rapper and singer.
- Janelle Monáe – Actress and singer, known for her role in Hidden Figures.
With such a diverse array of performers, the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve celebration promises to be an entertaining and memorable event for viewers of all musical preferences.
New Year’s Rockin’ Eve airs exclusively on ABC, and the audio from the evening will be simulcast on 150 iHeart Radio channels. It airs live on Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 8 pm EST/7 pm CST.