As 2017 comes to a close, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2018" preps up to get everyone excited for 2018. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times Square in NY to ring in 2018, a year after she was humiliated by technical issues at the annual televised ball-drop. "So I'm honored that she said yes, and I'm honored to be a part of a show that is doing something so nice", said the SiriusXM host.
Times Square New Year's Eve Life Webcast - TimesSquareBall.net, 6 p.m. ESTThe official live webcast from the heart of New York's Time Square will be commercial-free and boast performances from pop singer Andy Grammer and country artist Lauren Alaina. Carey also shared a photo to her social media pages and wrote: "Take 2". "Last year wasn't as planned". And this New Year's Eve, Carey is the headliner and says we can expect something similar to her Las Vegas show - a big production with a full band and backup dancers. He'll be live from New York City's Times Square with Jenny McCarthy once again. Ciara will take on hosting duties on the west coast. "I talk to a lot of people around the country that, you know, they grew up watching the show". The Man, Hailee Steinfeld, Alessia Cara, Zedd, G-Eazy, Halsey, Bebe Rexha, Alesso, Kane Brown, BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Fitz and The Tantrums, Khalid, Marshmello, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, and more will also be performing. Are you surprised that both will perform at New Year's Rockin' Eve? Maria and Dick Clark Productions struck a deal where she'll come back and perform just before midnight on Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve broadcast on ABC. Telling the revellers jammed into Times Square that there had not been a sound check for her hit song Emotions, she lamented that "we're missing some of these vocals, but it is what it is".
"It is hard to perform in Times Square", Ryan Seacrest said on his On Air With Ryan Seacrest 102.7 KIIS-FM radio show in January, "[Carey] knows what Times Square is about. The news was so major considering she was the headliner past year.