POP MUSIC ICON BRITNEY SPEARS TO PERFORM FROM THE AXIS AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS ON ‘DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018’
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 pop music icon Britney Spears will perform from The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas as part of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018.” Marking the end to her record-breaking residency, Spears is set to perform her infectious dance hits “Toxic” and “Work Bitch,” making it the first television performance of 2018. Spears last performed on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” in 2002, treating fans to her Billboard Top 40 single “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman.” America’s largest celebration of the year will take place 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. Ciara will host the Los Angeles festivities which will feature additional performances by Kane Brown, BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Fitz & The Tantrums, Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Khalid, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Portugal. The Man and Hailee Steinfeld, and all-star collaborations from Alessia Cara and Zedd, G-Eazy and Halsey, Khalid with Marshmello, Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line, and Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso featuring Florida Georgia Line and watt. 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.
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”