MUSIC SUPERSTAR CHRISTINA AGUILERA TO HEADLINE ‘DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2019’ LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE
MULTI-PLATINUM ARTISTS BASTILLE, DAN + SHAY AND NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK TO PERFORM FROM FOR A LIVE AUDIENCE OF MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE
The New Year’s Celebration Begins Live at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC from New York City’s Times Square
Dick clark productions and ABC announced one of the world’s best-selling pop music icons, Christina Aguilera, will perform for a live audience of more than one million people just minutes before the ball drops on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019.” Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007, and this year she will be joined by Bastille, Dan + Shay and New Kids On The Block in the hours leading up to the 2019 countdown. This marks multiplatinum artists Dan + Shay’s first appearance on the show, and Bastille’s second, while pop super group New Kids On The Block will take the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve stage for the second time—having last performed in 2011 with Backstreet Boys. America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place on MONDAY, DEC. 31, beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network. Additional performers will be announced soon.
“We have an incredible lineup in store for Times Square and are thrilled to welcome Christina back as our headliner for the first time since 2007,” said Mark Bracco, executive producer and executive vice president of Programming & Development, dick clark productions. “As one of the greatest voices in pop music, Christina’s performance right before the ball drops is sure to end 2018 with a bang!”
“‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest’ always boasts the most iconic musical acts, and this year is no different,” said Rob Mills, senior vice president, Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night, ABC. “Christina’s out of this world talent, combined with the powerhouse strength of Bastille, Dan + Shay and New Kids on The Block, will leave 2018 ending on a high note.”