Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande and Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign join the lineup, performing from the Billboard Hollywood Party on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017.” Fergie, set to host the event from Los Angeles, will perform two songs leading up to the 2017 countdown. The celebration will take place on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, beginning at 8 p.m. EST, on the ABC Television Network. Additional performers will be announced soon.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the televised event and will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Ryan Seacrest will host and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City, as he has for the last 11 years with live reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Mariah Carey, DNCE, Gloria Estefan with the cast of her Broadway musical “ON YOUR FEET!” and Thomas Rhett will perform for over one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV.