ALESSIA CARA, ALESSO, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, G-EAZY, HALSEY, PORTUGAL. THE MAN, BEBE REXHA, HAILEE STEINFELD, WATT AND ZEDD ADDED AS PERFORMERS FOR THE WEST COAST CELEBRATION OF ‘DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018’ MULTIPLATINUM MUSIC SUPERSTAR CIARA TO HOST LOS ANGELES FESTIVITIES
The New Year’s Celebration Begins Live at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC From New York’s Times Square
dick clark productions and ABC announced that Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Portugal. The Man and Hailee Steinfeld have been added to the lineup of performers for the West Coast celebration of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018.” Additionally, the evening will feature showstopping collaborations from Alessia Cara and Zedd, G-Eazy and Halsey, Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line, Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso featuring Florida Georgia Line and watt. As previously announced, Ciara will host the Los Angeles festivities which will feature additional performances by Kane Brown, BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Fitz and The Tantrums, Khalid, Khalid with Marshmello, Shawn Mendes and Charlie Puth. America’s largest celebration of the year will take place on SUNDAY, DEC. 31, beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on The ABC Television Network.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018” marks the 46th anniversary of America’s largest celebration of the year and will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Ryan Seacrest will host the primetime festivities and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City, as he has for the last 12 years, with live onsite reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland will perform for more than one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV. Additionally, Lucy Hale will return to host the 2nd annual Central time zone countdown celebration from New Orleans, where multiplatinum-selling band Imagine Dragons is slated to perform from the Allstate® Fan Fest, and Walk The Moon will take the stage leading up to the midnight countdown and stunning fleur-de-lis drop near Jackson Square.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco as co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.
The complete lineup airing Sunday, Dec. 31, on ABC is:
- 08:00-10:00 p.m. EST – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1”
- 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2”
- 11:30 p.m.-1:09 a.m. EST – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1”
- 1:09-2:13 a.m. EST – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2”