ALESSIA CARA, ALESSO, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, G-EAZY, HALSEY, PORTUGAL. THE MAN, BEBE REXHA, HAILEE STEINFELD, WATT, AND ZEDD TO PERFORM AT THE WEST COAST CELEBRATION OF “DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018” MULTI-PLATINUM MUSIC SUPERSTAR CIARA TO HOST LOS ANGELES FESTIVITIES
The New Year's Celebration Begins Live at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC from New York's Times Square
Los Angeles, CA (December 14, 2017) – dick clark productions and ABC today announced that Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Portugal. The Man and Hailee Steinfeld have been added to the lineup of performers for the West Coast celebration of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018." Additionally, the evening will feature show-stopping collaborations from Alessia Cara and Zedd, G-Eazy and Halsey, Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line, and Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso featuring Florida Georgia Line and watt. As previously announced, Ciara will host the Los Angeles festivities which will feature additional performances by Kane Brown, BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Fitz & The Tantrums, Khalid, Khalid with Marshmello, Shawn Mendes and Charlie Puth. America's largest celebration of the year will take place on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018” marks the 46th anniversary of America’s largest celebration of the year and will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe.Ryan Seacrest will host the primetime festivities and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City, as he has for the last 12 years, with live onsite reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland will perform for more than one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV. Additionally, Lucy Hale will return to host the 2nd annual Central Time Zone countdown celebration from New Orleans, where multi-platinum selling band Imagine Dragons is slated to perform from the Allstate® Fan Fest, and WALK THE MOON will take the stage leading up to the midnight countdown and stunning fleur-de-lis drop near Jackson Square.
Award winning Canadian singer/songwriter and Def Jam Recordings artistAlessiaCara emerged onto the music scene in 2015 with the release of her iconic anthem "Here.” "Here" garnered over 500,000 total streams in its first week, going on to become Spotify’s Most Viral Song of 2015 selling over 3 million copies. A five-track EP, Four Pink Walls, soon followed before the release of the full-length certified platinum KNOW-IT-ALL. Alessia lent her voice to “How Far I’ll Go,” the official song for Disney’s animated film Moana, penned by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Her multi-platinum No. 1 Billboard Pop Songs chart hit single, "Scars to Your Beautiful," is Cara's gut-wrenching take on female identity, on body image and on deleterious behaviors in the name of beauty. “Stay”, her No. 1 Pop Songs hit with Zedd has sold over 2 million copies and has been called the “song of the summer.” “1-800-273-8255,” her most recent smash with Logic was recently certified double-platinum, contributing to her 6 global smash hits and 4 billion streams worldwide. She is the most streamed new female artist of 2017. A JUNO award winner for 2016 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Cara received the “Rule Breaker” honor at the Billboard Women in Music event and has been nominated for Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock at the 2017 American Music Awards, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist, BET Award for Best New Artist, BBC Awards for Song of The Year, and was the winner of 2 MTV Video Music Awards in 2017 for Best Electronic Dance Video for “Stay” and Best Fight Against The System for “Scars To Your Beautiful.”
“Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco as co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.
The complete lineup airing Sunday, December 31 on ABC is: 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1” 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2” 11:30 p.m.-1:09 a.m. ET – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 1” 1:09-2:13 a.m. ET – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 – Part 2”