Billy Joel Joins the List of New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Performers

Billy JoelThe list of performers set to help ring in the new year as part of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014 has grown by one, with Billy Joel now committed to be a part of the show. Joel will perform live from Barclay’s Center and will have the honor of playing one of his classic songs as the first new song of 2014 on the show.
 
Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy (The View) will be co-hosting the New Year’s Eve special on the east coast and the Black Eyed Peas’ Fergie will handle hosting duties on the west coast.
 
Among the performers who’ll be helping millions celebrate are Blondie, Capital Cities, Miley Cyrus, Daughtry, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Icona Pop, Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, and The Fray.
 
ABC’s December 31 Lineup:
 
New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Presents The 30 Greatest Women In Music
 
Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy and Fergie host a fascinating two-hour countdown of the 30 greatest female artists in music, through clips and interviews from the archives of dick clark productions. (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET)
 
Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014
 
Ryan Seacrest spotlights some of the year’s hottest artists, groups and songs. Fergie hosts the Los Angeles party, and Jenny McCarthy is live with all the festivities in Times Square. (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET)
 
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014, Parts 1 & 2
 
Ryan Seacrest counts down to midnight live from Times Square, and then the party continues with some of the year’s hottest acts from Los Angeles and New York. (Part 1, 11:30 p.m. – 1:08 a.m., ET) (Part 2, January 1, 1:08 – 2:12 a.m., ET)
 
Source: ABC
 
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