The upcoming installment of ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” got a big-name boost with news that music megastar Taylor Swift will be a part of the show.
Swift “will be the headline act during ABC’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. The network promises the biggest live music celebration in the history of ‘Dick Clark‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ featuring five-and-a-half hours of music with over 38 performances,” TheWrap.com reports.
The report adds: “The music industry’s current it-girl, who has been on a whirlwind promotional tour for her upcoming album ‘1989’ — including a recent performance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ that shut down Hollywood Blvd. — will take to the stage in New York’s Times Square in front of an estimated 1 million fans.”
Seacrest will host the program, set for Wednesday, Dec. 31.
Said Seacrest: “Each year ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ continues its iconic legacy by delivering incredible performances from the year’s hottest artists, and this year is no exception. We already have secured an unprecedented number of music acts, culminating with a Times Square performance by Taylor, the biggest superstar in music today.”