Greyson Chance added to performance lineup for “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”
Edmond singer/songwriter/pianist Greyson Chance, 15, has been added to the performance lineup of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013.”
Ryan Seacrest hosts the show, which will feature an all-star lineup performing 15 No. 1 hits. Along with Greyson, other newly announced additions to the West Coast party include Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Ellie Goulding and The Wanted.
In New York, Psy will join the recently announced 2012 American Music Awards winners, Taylor Swift and Carly Rae Jepsen, as well as Neon Trees, performing live in Times Square on Monday, Dec. 31 on ABC.
Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas hosts the West Coast party, which includes previously announced performers Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic (which includes Tulsa native Ryan Tedder) and Pitbull.
The New Year’s festivities kick off at 8 p.m. ET with “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark,” a two-hour look at the amazing life of Dick Clark, hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy. The special celebrates, through clips and reminiscences, the legendary television personality and producer who rang in the New Year for four decades and launched and nurtured the careers of countless artists. Ryan Seacrest also joins the hosts for a special appearance in honor of Dick Clark.
Beginning at 10 p.m. ET, Seacrest will host “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013” from New York, with Jenny McCarthy returning to interview the revelers in Times Square. Fergie returns to host the Los Angeles-based portions of the specials. The bi-coastal celebration will include more than 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, with Seacrest leading the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City.
The complete lineup Monday night, Dec. 31 on ABC:
8-10 p.m. ET — “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark”
10-11 p.m. ET — “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013”
11:30 p.m.-1:08 a.m. ET — “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 1”
1:08-2:12 a.m. ET — “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013, Part 2”
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013” is a presentation of dick clark productions, inc, with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Orly Adelson serving as executive producers. Larry Klein produces.