New Year’s Eve 2022: Watch ball drop live at New Year City’s Times Square; livestream
A host of entertainers will join the star of the show – the bright shiny ball welcoming in a new year – tonight for Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration.
The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are teaming for the 13th annual webcast to welcome 2022. Events begin at 6 p.m. EST with the lighting and raising of the New Year’s Eve Ball atop One Time Square. The evening will be hosted by Jonathan Bennett of “Mean Girls,” and “Holiday Wars” fame, along with celebrity interview host Jeremy Hassell.
- LL Cool J performs on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”
- Chlöe performs on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”
- Journey performs on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”
- Karol G performs on ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”
- KT Tunstall performs her songs “Black Horse and the Cherry Tree” and “Suddenly I See”, along with Tom Petty’s classic, “I Won’t Back Down”, and John Lennon’s “Imagine” just before the Ball Drop at midnight
- Liza Koshy performs a fitacular dance performance presented by Planet Fitness
- The USO Show Troupe performs “Stand by You”, “Empire State of Mind”, and “A Military Salute” to honor our Armed Forces
- The Sino-American Friendship Association (“SAFA”) presents a Chinese cultural dance performance from Henan, China.
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