Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024 is set to feature an iconic lineup of performers in multiple cities to ring in the new year. The star-studded event will include the usual excitement of the midnight ball drop in Times Square along with musical acts sure to have viewers on their feet.
LL Cool J and Journey to Headline from Times Square
It was announced this week that legendary rapper LL Cool J will be performing live in Times Square for the special, treating viewers to some of his iconic hits. Additionally, beloved rock band Journey will take the stage to perform a medley of their anthemic tunes.
This adds to an already exciting lineup for the Times Square segments hosted once again by Ryan Seacrest. Performers like Kelsea Ballerini, Armani White, Betty Who, Ava Max, and more will be taking the stage throughout the night leading up to the iconic ball drop at midnight ET.
In a statement, Seacrest expressed his excitement about the event:
“This year’s show promises more surprises and unprecedented performances that will deliver show-stopping celebratory moments as we close out 2022 and start the new year.”
Cardi B to Co-Host and Perform from Miami
In addition to the spectacular lineup set for Times Square, rap superstar Cardi B will be pulling double duty co-hosting and performing live from Miami. This marks the fifth year Cardi B will be part of the New Year’s festivities on ABC.
In anticipation of the event, Cardi B said:
“Finna be litty this New Years!”
Big Night Planned for Music City
New Year’s Eve will have a special country twist this year live from Nashville hosted by Bobby Bones. The Nashville lineup boasts performances by Chris Janson, Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley and more of music city’s finest.
There will also be a special segment highlighting Jessie James Decker’s performance of her newly released holiday single.
“Nashville is the party capital of the world and we cannot wait to show America how we party down here!”
|New York City
|LL Cool J, Journey, Kelsea Ballerini, Armani White, Betty Who, Ava Max
|Cardi B, Liza Koshy
|CKay, Melanie Martinez, CNCO
|Chris Janson, Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Jessie James Decker, Dierks Bentley
Table: Host cities and associated performers for Rockin’ Eve 2024
Comedians Join the Fun
In addition to the stunning musical acts set for the show, Rockin’ Eve 2024 will include comedy sets from some of today’s hottest stars to keep things light.
Joel McHale is set to headline the first-ever comedy segment of the iconic special live from Los Angeles. He will be joined by fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Iliza Shlesinger who will be cracking jokes alongside impressive musical acts like Maddie & Tae and Halle Bailey.
What to Expect on the Big Night
Most details remain tightly under wraps, but producers are promising a night of “surprises and unprecedented performances” when Rockin’ Eve airs live on Saturday, December 31 starting at 8PM ET.
The iconic Times Square Ball weighing over 11,000 pounds will descend as the clock strikes midnight on the east coast, a tradition dating back over 100 years. Musical acts in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Nashville will perform their hearts out as 2023 draws to a close and 2024 begins.
It is sure to be a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Stay tuned right here as more details become available leading up to New Year’s Eve!
How to Watch
When: Saturday, December 31, 2023 from 8PM-2AM ET
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Ryan Seacrest and the whole Rockin’ Eve gang can’t wait to ring in 2024 with viewers around the world!
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