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New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2024 Talent Lineup Revealed

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2024 Talent Lineup Revealed

A new talent lineup will be on the stages for Dick Clark’s Near Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2024. Per usual, Seacrest will be handling host duties from Times Square in New York City. Seacrest is going to be joined on stage by Rita Ora. Jeannie Mai will co-host from Hollywood, where she’ll count down the time in the Pacific time zone.

As for the musical acts, they include Aqua, Doechii, Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Loud Luxury x Two Friends with Bebe Rexha, Ludacris, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Paul Russell, Reneé Rapp with Coco Jones, and Thirty Seconds to Mars.

Aqua happens to be a Danish-Norwegian Europop band. The band is best known for its 1997 hit Barbie Girl. Green Day has recorded a number of hit songs, including When I Come Around.

Rita Ora Set For New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Ora is a British singer and songwriter. Her initial claim to fame happened in 2012. Ora happens to be featured on DJ Fresh’s song Hot Right Now. It reached No. 1 on the British charts. Her debut album also managed to find its way to the No. 1 position. Ora has 16 million followers on her Instagram account.

As for Mai, she is known for her work on the makeover show How Do I Look? She’s also gained notoriety for being on the talk show The Real. Mai also is a fashion expert who has been featured on Today, Extra TV, and Entertainment Tonight.

Meanwhile, the party gets started in the Atlantic time zone, which will be 11 p.m. Eastern. Dayanara Torres will co-host a Spanish language countdown from Puerto Rico’s Convention Center, Deadline reports.

The show starts airing on Dec. 31 on ABC at 8 p.m. Eastern. It will feature more than 5 1/2 hours of music performances, guests, and a look at New Year’s celebrations around the world.

This Year’s Program Marks 52nd Edition

This year’s show will be the 52nd edition as Clark, the venerable host of American Bandstand, started this show back in the 1970s. Seacrest came on board prior to Clark’s death.

There will not be a Central time zone countdown this year on the show. Also, last year featured a Disneyland celebration to kick off a 100th anniversary for Disney. There will be no show from Disneyland this year, either.

This show has been the No. 1 New Year’s Eve special for more than 30 years. Last year, the show drew 13.8 million total viewers. It peaked at 17.9 million viewers and a 5.3 18-49 rating in the midnight quarter-hour.

Besides hosting this yearly show, Seacrest also has hosting duties on American Idol. He still works in radio too, hosting American Top 40.