As per tradition, it’s almost that time of year to say goodbye to the past twelve months and enter a new era. This year was filled with plenty influential music releases, so it only makes sense to send off 2017 by watching some of the year’s biggest stars performing all over the world.
If you’re looking for some quality performances to watch while you wait for the ball to drop, check out what’s going on on New Year’s Eve.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest — ABC, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. EST.
After a not-so-rockin’ performance last year, Mariah Carey is set to return to Time Square and perform this year. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy, the annual event will feature performances by “Havana” singer Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland in New York’s Times Square, and a Las Vegas broadcast featuring the queen of pop herself, Britney Spears.
Ciara will be hosting the West Coast countdown, with a star-studded lineup including Alessia Cara, Florida Georgia Line, Halsey, Portugal. The Man, Hailee Steinfeld, Zedd, G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha, Alesso, Kane Brown, BTS, Charlie Puth, Shawn Mendes, Kelly Clarkson, Khalid, and Fitz & The Tantrums.
Fox’s New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square — Fox, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., then resuming at 11 p.m. EST (until 12:30 a.m. EST)
In his first-ever New Year’s special, Harvey is set to co-host with Maria Menounos live from Times Square, with performances from the Backstreet Boys, Maroon 5, Celine Dion, Flo Rida, Macklemore, Zac Brown Band and a “Sweet Caroline” sing-along orchestrated by Neil Diamond himself. It has also been reported that Jamie Foxx will make an appearance for a special surprise.
Times Sqare New Year’s Eve Life Webcast — TimesSquareBall.net, 6 p.m. EST
This year’s live webcast will feature a commercial-free stream, with performances by “Smoke Clears” singer Andy Grammer and country artist Lauren Alaina.
Felix 2018! Happy 2018! — Univision, 10 p.m. EST
Pitbull will kick off the new year by performing on Univision’s New Year’s Eve celebration, live from Miami.
Telemundo’s Bienvenido 2018 — Telemundo, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. EST
Telendo’s live broadcast from Times Square will feature performances by Zion & Lennox, Gerardo Ortiz, Jencarlos, Paty Cantú, Victor Manuelle, Nacho and Gente de Zona.
New Years Eve Live With Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen — CNN, 8 p.m. EST
Andy Cohen will be replacing Kathy Griffin this year, after she and CNN parted ways earlier this year. Performers are unknown as of right now.
Fox News Channel’s All-American New Year— Fox New Channel, 8 p.m. EST
FNC’s broadcast will feature 360-degree cameras right from Times Square, so viewers can get in on the NYC action from their homes. It also includes the broadcast of Grammer and Alaina’s performances.
Of course, you could skip the musical performances all together and head to Freeform, where there will be a Harry Potter marathon all day. Happy New Year!