Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve: 6 things to know about the performances by Dove Cameron and more

Every year, fans look forward to the Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve event as several amazing performers take to the stage to welcome the New Year. Here's a look at this year's event.

Published on Jan 01, 2023   |  11:02 AM IST  |  224.5K
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Dove Cameron performs at Dick Clark's New Year's Eve event.

As the New Year begins, some of the biggest celebrities will be appearing on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. The celebrations, which will air on ABC beginning at 8 P.M. ET/7 P.M. CT Saturday, December 31 have been a tradition since 18 years.  Like every year, this year too will feature some of the biggest performers and celebrity hosts.

The New Year's special will see Ciara heading the celebration at Disneyland whereas Billy Porter will be taking on New Orleans. There are also a host of performers who will be entertaining the audience as they celebrate the arrival of the New Year in a special manner. This year's top-notch performances include K-pop icon J-Hope, Duran Duran and New Edition among others. Here's all you need to know about the same. 

DJ D-Nice will be hosting the celebration in Los Angeles, which includes a star-studded lineup of performers such as Wiz Khalifa, Dove Cameron, Finneas and more. In Puerto Rico, former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres will lead the countdown while artists such as Farruko will perform.

Ryan Seacrest and Liza Koshy host Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 

Ryan Seacrest and Liza Koshy were the co-hosts for the evening and speaking about the celebration, Ryan said, "It's like the one moment that it seems everybody in this country is on the same page. "Yeah it's the one moment we all seem aligned in saying 'Happy New Year.'" Koshy spoke about her co-host and added, "He is America's most valuable player. What he does is a sport. He's narrating. He's running across town. The amount of steps. I was trying to convince him to put a pedometer on his ankle because the amount of steps that he takes is insane. All across Times Square." 

Seacrest has been a regular at hosting the New Year event and once he also recalled to US Weekly how he had gotten "stuck in the elevator getting up to the ball before." Recalling the incident, he  said, "That was a little stressful because they tell you to remain calm and it’s almost impossible." In another throwback  moment, he also revealed how he once gave his coat to Taylor Swift who was among the performers and said, "When I was with Taylor Swift one year, it was cold, so I gave her my coat after she’d just performed and I realized all of my communication equipment was attached to it."

Halle Bailey's Disneyland performance

While Halle Bailey is set to stun the audiences with her performance in n The Little Mermaid later this year, she recently kicked off the New Year celebration with an amazing cover performance of Janet Jackson‘s Together Again. Bailey's rocked alongside the headlining performers from Disneyland in Anaheim, California on Saturday during the annual Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Bailey took to the stage looking like a diva in a sequinned bodysuit. 


Dove Cameron's performance at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 

Dove Cameron also took to the stage for a stunning New Year performance as she arrived at the Disneyland stage. Cameron took to the stage sporting a black bustier with an inverted black skirt. She busted out her hits including a performance of Boyfrien. She also performed her other hit number on stage, as she rocked the stage with Bad Idea. 

J-Hope's New Year's Eve performance

BTS' J-Hope was also among the major performers at the New Year's Eve special event. The K-Pop star delivered an energetic performance on his solo tracks = (Equal Sign) and Chicken Noodle Soup as well as a remix of the hit BTS song Butter. J-Hope was seen sporting a cream-coloured sweater and bucket hat during his performance. Earlier, the BTS member was also clicked rehearsing for the big evening. A promo of the same was shared on the Twitter handle of the New Year's event and fans couldn't help but praise J-Hope for his dedication as they watched him rehearse amid the chilly weather.

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TXT perform at Disneyland 

K-pop group Tomorrow X Together also performed at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve at Disneyland this year. It was reported previously that th band was to perform Good Boy Gone Bad and 0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You) featuring Seori at the event.  Apart from TXT, the Disneyland performances also included other artists such as Ben Platt, Shaggy, Maddie & Tae among others.



Apart from ABC’s TV  broadcast of New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, fan can also stream the event online to watch their favourite artists take to the stage on New Year. To stream the event online, viewers can sign in to the ABC website using their cable or satellite provider account. There are also other ways to watch New Year’s Rockin’ Eve live. It is possible to stream New Year’s Rockin’ Eve through YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, and Fubo TV.

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