One Direction, Carrie Underwood, Gwen Stefani & More: Here's What to Watch on New Year's Eve

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Don’t waste precious bubbly-sipping time channel surfing while you ring in 2016. Whether watching Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods” video premiere or One Direction’s final (for now) performance is your first order of business tonight, Billboard’s put together a handy roundup of all the major telecasts and their razzle-dazzle rosters for the big night!

One Direction to Headline the Billboard Hollywood Party For ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

BET’s 106 & Party – Airs Thursday, Dec. 31 at 11 p.m. ET 

Is a beat drop the perfect backdrop for your NYE soiree? Tune into BET’s 106 & Party New Year’s Eve special for performances from iHeart Memphis, Fabolous, Shy Glizzy, Dej Loaf, Lil Durk, Migos, Rotimi, French Montana, Milly, Maino, K Camp and Scream Queens KeKe Palmer. Palmer will host the special from NYC hotspot Stage 48. 

Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato, and More To Perform on ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

NBC’s New Year’s Game Night With Andy Cohen & New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly – Airs Thursday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET  

Alright, John Stamos, JB Smoove and Andy Cohen may not be able to make it to your NYE celebration this year -- but that doesn’t mean you can’t watch them play hilarious party games. Eight celebrities will join Bravo maven and SiriusXM host Cohen with the live shenanigans starting at 10 p.m. ET. 

After that, Cohen heads on over to Times Square to join host Carson Daly and fellow Voice vet Gwen Stefani. Stefani will perform her current single “Used to Love You.”  

Carrie Underwood to Perform in Times Square This New Year’s Eve

ABC's Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest – Airs Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. ET 

You can’t beat cuddling up to a NYE classic with your significant other and/or hometown crew. Hosts Ryan Seacrest, Jenny McCarthy and Fergie will be gearing up crowds from coast to coast for the midnight ball drop. In Los Angeles, Fergie Ferg will be live from the Billboard Hollywood Party, where Alessia Cara, DNCENathan Sykes, One Direction and more will ignite the stage. Times Square will be studded with stellar performances from evening headliner Carrie Underwood, Demi Lovato, Wiz Khalfia, Charlie Puth and many more. To top it all off, Taylor Swift’s “Out of the Woods” music video will premiere (meaning TSwizzle’s glorious reign will likely continue into 2016).  


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