New studio album arrives Dec. 20.

Grammy winner Mary J. Blige is confirmed to headline the Chevy Stage in New York's Times Square during NBC's "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly."

No stranger to music-related initiatives, Chevrolet is the presenting sponsor of the live Dec. 31 event. Blige's new studio album, "The Breakthrough" (Geffen) arrives Dec. 20.

A product of NBC Universal Television and Carson Daly Productions, the NBC telecast is executive produced by Guy Oseary, David Friedman and Daly; Steve Paley directs.