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Here Are All the 2021 New Year's Eve Specials to Watch

Goodbye, 2020! The time has come to bid farewell to a tumultuous, devastating year and ring in 2021 with higher hopes.

And while the coronavirus prevents any New Year's Eve parties, large gatherings or the characteristically massive crowd over in Times Square to watch the ball drop this year, there are plenty of specials to watch and welcome the new year with from the comfort of your own home.

See below for all the NYE specials this year.


Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021

Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC

Billy Porter will join Lucy Hale and Ryan Seacrest in New York City's Times Square to host the event. Ciara will take over the Los Angeles celebration for the fourth year.

Big Hit Labels' 2021 New Year's Eve Live

Dec. 31 at 7:30 a.m. EST/4:30 a.m. PST

Featuring BTS, TXT, Lee Hyun, GFRIEND, NU'EST, BUMZU, ENHYPEN, Halsey, Lauv and Steve Aoki.

T-Mobile Presents New Year's Eve Live With Justin Bieber

Dec. 31 at 10:15 p.m. ET, with the show officially kicking off at 11 p.m. ET

T-Mobile customers can get free access to the livestream through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app or by going here, and the general public can purchase access to the gig for $25 here; access to the show will be available through Jan. 1 at 3 p.m. ET.

Snoop Dogg's 2021 NYE Special

Dec. 31 at 11 p.m. ET

The rapper is celebrating the end of 2020 with a virtual event from his Compound. Snoop himself, Jennifer Nettles, Rosario Dawson and more will be roasting the year as DJ Cassidy and others provide the music. Virtual attendees will also get a tour of Snoop's Compound, while various friends of the rapper will make surprise appearances.

RSVP here.

Melissa Etheridge NYE Concert

Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. ET

The artist is ending the year by performing one last time in 2020 for fans. She'll be expanding her usual 60-minute streaming set "Mama's Choice" by an additional half an hour to help kick off their celebrations early.

Get your tickets here.

KISS 2020 Goodbye

Dec. 31 at noon ET

The rockers are bidding the year farewell with a live set from Dubai's Atlantis, The Palm.  Streaming packages start at $39.99.

Get your tickets here.

PEG Presents New Years Queens: Goodbye 2020

Dec. 31 at 3 p.m. ET

Hosted in New York by Miz Cracker and Peppermint, and in Los Angeles by Trixie Mattel, Katya, Alaska Thunderf--k and Bob the Drag Queen, the event will feature drag stars putting on their best outfits and delivering sickening performances.

Get your tickets here.

YouTube Originals' "Hello 2021"

Dec. 31 at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT on the YouTube Originals channel.

The "Americas" virtual event, hosted by Juanpa Zurita and Storm Reid, will bring together this year's biggest stars and public figures, plus musical performances from Dua Lipa, J Balvin, YG, Karol G and Kane Brown.

Demi Lovato, Matthew McConaughey, Behzinga, RuPaul, Larray, Emma Chamberlain, Anne-Marie, Marques Brownlee, the D’Amelio Family and more will also make appearances.

Tomorrowland NYE Event

Dec. 31 at 8:30 p.m. in every time zone

The one-day show will feature a stacked lineup of 25 genre-spanning artists, including Charlotte de Witte, Tchami, Duck Sauce, Netsky, Armin van Buuren, Boyz Noize, Camelphat, Diplo, Martin Garrix, Brennan Heart, Snoop Dogg performing as DJ Snoopadelic and David Guetta performing under his own name and as his Jack Back alias. Belgian techno phenom de Witte is the sole female performer on the lineup.

Tickets start at 20 Euros ($23) for a day pass, with two higher-priced ticket tiers offering replay access.

Pink Martini's "Good Riddance 2020"

Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. ET

The band is showing 2020 the door with a set filmed in Portland. The musicians will also be participating in a live chat with fans.

Tickets start at $15.

#DanceAway2020

Dec. 31

Tokimonsta, Carl Cox, Honey Dijon, Ray Ray and many other DJs are participating in Beatport and Absolut's #DanceAway2020 worldwide streaming event. The 20-plus hour livestream event kicks off just before midnight local time in Melbourne, Australia, with Carl Cox.

Stream the celebration on Beatport's Twitch and YouTube channels, or Facebook.

NBC's New Year's Eve 2021 

Dec. 31 at 10-11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. ET on NBC

Carson Daly returns to New York City's Times Square to host the festivities. Performers include: Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, Chloe x Halle, Jason DeruloAJR, Goo Goo Dolls, Kylie Minogue, Busta Rhymes with Anderson .Paak, Bebe Rexha with Doja Cat, and Sting with Shirazee.

The Avett Brothers Annual New Year's Eve Concert

Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. ET

Seth and Scott Avett are throwing their 17th annual NYE concert, which will feature a full band, countdown to midnight, as well as special appearances by Willie Nelson, Judd Apatow, Brandi Carlisle, and more.

Get your tickets here.