via press release:
LEGENDARY MUSICIAN BILLY JOEL JOINS BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR
WITH A SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE FROM BROOKLYN ON
“DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2014”
Legendary musician Billy Joel will appear in a special live performance from Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014” and will perform one of his classic hits as the first new song of the year.
Show host Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown at midnight, and co-host Jenny McCarthy (“The View”) will join him throughout the broadcast, live from Times Square. Billy Joel joins previously announced performers Blondie, Capital Cities, Miley Cyrus, Daughtry, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Icona Pop, Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke and The Fray.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014” is a bi-coastal celebration, with a West Coast celebration hosted by Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas. Coverage of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014” will feature hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, beginning at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC.
The complete lineup Tuesday night, December 31 on ABC is:
“New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Presents The 30 Greatest Women In Music”
Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy and Fergie host a fascinating two-hour countdown of the 30 greatest female artists in music, through clips and interviews from the archives of dick clark productions. (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET)
“Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014”
Ryan Seacrest spotlights some of the year’s hottest artists, groups and songs. Fergie hosts the Los Angeles party, and Jenny McCarthy is live with all the festivities in Times Square. (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET)
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014, Parts 1 & 2”
Ryan Seacrest counts down to midnight live from Times Square, and then the party continues with some of the year’s hottest acts from Los Angeles and New York. (Part 1, 11:30 p.m. – 1:08 a.m., ET) (Part 2, January 1, 1:08 – 2:12 a.m., ET)
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014” is a presentation of dick clark productions, with Ryan Seacrest and Allen Shapiro serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman as co-executive producer. Larry Klein is producer.
Music Choice and Yahoo are official promotional partners of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014.”
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