via press release
FOX AND BILLBOARD RING IN THE NEW YEAR
WITH “BILLBOARD’S NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE”
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX
Jackpot Performances by This Year’s Hottest Music Acts from Las Vegas
And Live Coverage of the Ball Drop from New York City’s Times Square
Special to Feature Vintage Performances from Billboard Archives
Ring in 2010 with FOX and Billboard as they celebrate the biggest night of the year from Las Vegas and New York City on BILLBOARD’S NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE airing Thursday, Dec. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live; CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Host and musical guests scheduled to appear to be announced soon.
FOX cameras will be there to capture the electrifying moments as the biggest names in music rock the Las Vegas strip and the world-famous New Year’s Eve Ball makes its descent into Times Square. The New Year’s celebration will showcase some of the most memorable moments from the historic Billboard Music Awards, as well as count down the Top 10 of the year in music, movies and television.
Now in its 115th year, Billboard is the world’s premier music brand consisting of Billboard magazine, Billboard Events and Billboard.com, the online destination of choice for millions of music fans. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. The brand reaches tens of millions of consumers daily through many strategic relationships with major companies, including Reuters, SanDisk, Telemundo, Ticketmaster, Microsoft Zune, Napster, MTV, Google, Virgin Mobile, AT&T, SonyBMG, Amazon, and sister companies Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems. These relationships leverage Billboard’s brand recognition, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop products, live events and print, television, radio, digital and mobile platforms for music consumers.
BILLBOARD’S NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE is executive-produced by Bob Bain, produced by Paul Flattery and directed by Michael Dempsey.