Just like that, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2021 has another exciting performer to usher in a new year! Billboard can exclusively report that Doja Cat is joining the list of musicians who’ll be playing during the annual New Year’s Eve celebration on ABC.
The “Say So” singer is part of the West Coast lineup, and will be performing from Los Angeles’ Hollywood Party. Ciara will be hosting the L.A. festivities for her fourth year.
TV personality Seacrest will host for his 16th year from New York City, with Billie Porter and Lucy Hale joining him.
Also performing during this year’s event are Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Cyndi Lauper, Porter, Nelly, and Jimmie Allen. Jennifer Lopez will be headlining from Times Square, with her performance coming minutes before the ball drops in New York City. Additional acts will be announced in the days leading up to the New Year’s Eve celebration.
The show, which is in its 49th year, begins at 8 p.m. ET Dec. 31 on ABC. Unlike previous years, this year’s celebration won’t be open to the public due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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