‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ To Include Disneyland Resort Performances, Sneak Peek at ‘World of Color – ONE’
For the first time, “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” on ABC will include performances from the Disneyland Resort, including a sneak peek at “World of Color – ONE.” The new version of “World of Color” will debut in late January as part of The Walt Disney Company’s 100th anniversary.
Veteran hostess and award-winning multi-platinum-selling artist Ciara will oversee festivities at the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland, which will become this year’s inaugural host destination and home to an additional “Rockin’ Eve” celebration. The Disneyland segments are pre-taped prior to the New Year’s holiday. Stars taking the stage to perform at the Disneyland Resort include Ciara, Fitz & The Tantrums, Maddie & Tae, Shaggy, Ben Platt, Aly & AJ, Halle Bailey, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, Bailey Zimmerman, and Lauren Spencer Smith.
Eighteen-time host and executive producer Ryan Seacrest will once again head to Times Square to lead the festivities alongside actress and producer Liza Koshy, who will return as co-host alongside Seacrest. Country artist Jessie James Decker will also join the duo in Times Square as the Powerball co-host for her fourth consecutive year.
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023” will return to Puerto Rico for the show’s second Spanish language countdown. Multi Platinum-selling Puerto Rican singer and rapper Farruko will be in attendance to give a spectacular hometown performance.
Returning for his fourth year, Emmy, GRAMMY, and Tony Award winner Billy Porter will co-host and perform from New Orleans, where he will head up the Central Time Zone countdown.
After serving as the official L.A. Party DJ at last year’s show, iconic DJ, producer/rapper and philanthropist D–Nice will return as this year’s L.A. co-host.
Times Square will see performances from Duran Duran, j-hope, Jax and New Edition.
Performances at the L.A. Party include Wiz Khalifa, FINNEAS, Armani White, Betty Who, Dove Cameron and Nicky Youre.