BANG! NEWS – Post Malone (pic below) is to headline Dick Clark’s New Yea’s Rockin’ Eve.
The Better Now hitmaker will perform at the musical extravaganza, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, which takes place in the famous Times Square to ring in the new year.
BTS, Sam Hunt and Alanis Morissette will perform, with the latter appearing with the cast of the hit Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill.
Executive Producer and EVP, Programming and Development at Dick Clark Productions Mark Bracco said, “We are so lucky to have Post Malone performing for the world right before the iconic ball drop. Add to that superstars like BTS, Sam Hunt and Alanis Morrissette, and it promises to be a memorable New Year’s Eve in Times Square.”
Senior Vice President, Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night at ABC Entertainment Rob Mills added, “Ringing in the New Year with this unbelievable roster of talent is sure to be a magical event. We couldn’t be more excited to honour and share this iconic celebration with the world.”
As part of the ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020′, Ciara will host from Los Angeles with performers including Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan + Shay, Green Day, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Megan Thee Stallion, Anthony Ramos, Salt-N-Pepa and SHAED.
Billy Porter will host from New Orleans, with the show also featuring the likes of Sheryl Crow and Usher while the Jonas Brothers will ring in 2020 in Miami. Lucy Hale will have co-hosting duties with Ryan in New York City. Previous performers in the iconic slot at Times Square include Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera and Carrie Underwood.