Macklemore and Miley Cyrus Added To Ryan Seacrest's New Year's Eve Special
Posted by Joseph Lee on 12.18.2013
Billboard reports that Blondie, Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Icona Pop have been added to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest. The event will air live on December 31 on ABC at 11:30 PM. The acts will perform in New York's Times Square, where Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will host. Seacrest will lead the midnight countdown.
2014 will be Blondie's 40th anniversary. The band, led by Debbie Harry, made their first appearance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in 1979. Harry, Chris Stein and Clem Burke will all return for the first time in over thirty years with recent bandmates Leigh Foxx (bass), Tommy Kessler (guitar) and Matt Katz-Bohen (keyboards).
There will also be a celebration on the West Coast with Ariana Grande, Capital Cities, Daughtry, The Fray, Robin Thicke, Enrique Iglesias, Jason Derulo, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line and Jennifer Hudson. Fergie will host that event.
The show is a presentation from Dick Clark Productions. Seacrest and Allen Shapiro are executive producers and Barry Adelman is co-executive producer. Larry Klein is producer.