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Christina Aguilera performing live before ball drops
We’ve just learned Christina Aguilera will headline “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019.” Aguilera will perform live in front of more than one million people, just mere minutes before the ball drops in New York’s Times Square.
Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007, and this year she will be joined by Bastille, Dan + Shay and New Kids On The Block in the hours leading up to the 2019 countdown.
The show, which airs yearly on ABC, will take place on Monday, December 31 beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on the ABC Television Network.
Meanwhile, multi-platinum music superstar Ciara will ring in the New Year from the West Coast as the host of the Hollywood Party, joined by performances from Lauren Alaina, Kelsea Ballerini, Bazzi, Kane Brown, Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Ciara, Foster the People, Halsey, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth and Weezer, as well as collaborations from Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina, Macklemore with Skylar Grey presented by Planet Fitness and The Chainsmokers featuring Kelsea Ballerini.
Airing just after midnight, Post Malone will perform from a stop on his current tour in Brooklyn, NY, marking the first television performance of the New Year.
“We have an incredible lineup in store for Times Square and are thrilled to welcome Christina back as our headliner for the first time since 2007,” said Mark Bracco, Executive Producer and Executive Vice President of Programming & Development, dick clark productions. “As one of the greatest voices in pop music, Christina’s performance right before the ball drops is sure to end 2018 with a bang!”