Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes, and Fifth Harmony Set for ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

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Niall Horan New Year's Rockin' Eve 2017

ABC’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration has added Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande and Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign to the lineup of artists set to help ring in 2017. Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 will, obviously, be hosted by Seacrest and will air on ABC beginning on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 8pm ET. The network also confirmed Fergie is returning as the Los Angeles-based host and will perform two songs during the New Year’s Eve special, with the just-announced performers also appearing live at the Billboard Hollywood Party in LA. More performers are expected to be announced soon.


New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, which is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, will feature more than five hours of performances and news reports focusing on New Year’s Eve celebrations from around the world. Ryan Seacrest’s been the show’s host for 11 years, spending the last night of each year at Times Square in New York City along with millions of New Yorkers and tourists. Joining him again this year will be Jenny McCarthy reporting from around Times Square.

Confirmed to join Seacrest in New York City to ring in 2017 are Mariah Carey, DNCE, Thomas Rhett, and Gloria Estefan with the “ON YOUR FEET!” Broadway musical cast. The annual special is produced by dick clark productions and executive produced by Seacrest, Allen Shapiro, and Mike Mahan.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 Schedule:

8:00-10:00 p.m. EST – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 1”
10:00-11:00 p.m. EST – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 2”
11:30 p.m.-1:09 a.m. EST- “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 1”
1:09-2:13 a.m. EST – “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 2”  




Rebecca Murray

Rebecca Murray

Editor in Chief at Showbiz Junkies
Journalist covering the entertainment industry for 19+ years, including 13 years as the first writer for About.com's Hollywood Movies site. Member of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and President of the San Diego Film Critics Society.
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