LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — dick clark productions announced the lineup of performers who will help ring in the New Year on the West Coast as part of its Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve broadcast.
The West Coast iteration of the event will include Ciara, who will serve as the event’s local host, with performances from Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai and Charlie Puth.
The festivities will also feature a performance by Macklemore with Skylar Grey presented by Planet Fitness, and a special collaboration from The Chainsmokers featuring Kelsea Ballerini.
The show’s traditional Times Square event will be hosted by television/radio personality Ryan Seacrest, who is returning for his 13th year, with live ‘reporting’ by actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy.
Actress Lucy Hale will return to host the 3rd annual Central Time Zone event, which will be broadcast from New Orleans, providing viewers with content such as performances and interviews leading up to the midnight countdown and stunning fleur-de-lis drop near Jackson Square at the dawn of the New Year.
The performer lineups for the Times Square and New Orleans event have not been announced.
“For 47 years, New Year’s Rockin’ Eve has been America’s biggest and most watched party of the year,” said Mark Bracco, Executive Producer and Executive Vice President of Programming & Development, dick clark productions. “We’re thrilled that Ryan, Jenny, Ciara and Lucy are back to help America usher in the New Year, along with a stellar lineup of the year’s hottest musical artists.”
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco serving as executive producers. Larry Klein is producer for the broadcast.