Dick Clark’s New Years Eve: Ryan Seacrest joins the stars ringing 2022 from Times Square


Avril Lavigne joined Travis Barker to sing his Los Angeles hit Sk8er Boi as they added excitement to Dick Clark’s New Years Eve on Friday night.

The event was hosted from Times Square in New York City by Ryan Seacrest and his first co-host Liza Koshy.

Hosts maintained the fort in Times Square in Manhattan, where cast and crew were kept in separate locations under the show’s strict COVID-19 protocols amid an increase in cases due to the variant. Omicron.

Ciara was helping run things across the country in Los Angeles, while Pose’s Billy Porter offered a southern hue of New Orleans.

Rock On! Avril Lavigne joined Travis Barker to sing his Los Angeles hit Sk8er Boi as they added excitement to Dick Clark’s New Years Eve on Friday night.

Good year! The event was hosted from Times Square in New York City by Ryan Seacrest and his first co-host Liza Koshy

In addition to the three main city venues, Roselyn Sánchez hosted Puerto Rico, where Dady Yankee would perform before a countdown in Spanish.

As the special began tonight, Seacrest made sure to remind the audience at home that everyone on stage had been following strict COVID procedures ahead of the big night.

“The crowd could be reduced,” Seacrest said, referring to the audience, which was only about a quarter of the crowds before the pandemic, but promised “the energy and enthusiasm are greater than ever”.

In order to keep performers and the crowd as safe as possible, performers all had to pass daily COVID-19 tests.

The precautions had already led to an abandonment, rapper LL Cool J having skipped the show after testing positive.

Edgy: Avril Lavigne added a touch of glamor to her punk style with a black leather bustier and a black tulle dress, and her long blonde locks were tinted red at the ends

Stacked Cast: In addition to Seacrest in New York City, Pose’s Billy Porter offered a southerly hue of New Orleans. Mariah Carey arrived glamorous in white fur and gold sequins

Stunner: Ciara sparkled in a strapless orange mini dress as she animated Los Angeles

Chloe Bailey, half of the Chloe X Halle duo, had also dropped out on New Years Eve, though she didn’t give a reason for his absence.

Seacrest and her New York co-host Liza Koshy revealed to Variety on Thursday that cast and crew are being kept in separate ‘trailers and pods’ across New York City to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission , especially with the new Omicron Variant, which appears to be more contagious than previous variants of the virus.

Satellite broadcasts in Los Angeles and New Orleans also separate cast and crew alike.

Avril Lavigne added a touch of glamor to her punk style with a black leather bustier and a black tulle dress, and her long blonde locks were tinted red at the ends.

Travis put on a solid performance on the drums and paired it with a black tank top and a ski cap to cover his tattooed head.

OneRepublic delivered the first performance of the evening with a performance of their song Counting Stars.

Next up was Outkast’s Big Boi of fame, who rapped his 2003 hit The Way You Move with his regular collaborator Sleepy Brown in Los Angeles.

The groovy track was originally featured on the double LP Speakerboxxx / The Love Below, which featured a solo record for Big Boi and André 3000.

Rock on: Ahead of Carey’s entry, OneRepublic delivered the night’s first performance with a rendition of their song Counting Stars

Hip hop classic: Next up was Outkast’s Big Boi, who rapped his 2003 hit The Way You Move with his regular collaborator Sleepy Brown in Los Angeles

It’s a hit: the groovy track was originally featured on the double LP Speakerboxxx / The Love Below, which featured a solo record for Big Boi and André 3000; Big Boi and Sleepy Brown pose with Ciara

Glamor: For Mariah’s dramatic performance, a 2018 rerun, she took the stage covered in a white fur coat over a gold sequined dress

For Mariah’s dramatic performance, a 2018 rerun, she took the stage covered in a white fur coat over a gold sequined dress.

After his dramatic performance, the action moved to Los Angeles, where French Montana performed his hit Unforgettable.

He was dressed in a multi-colored sweater suitable for the holidays while he was arranging the bars.

The show stayed on the West Coast for another performance, this time with rapper Polo G, who performed his number one hit RAPSTAR.

The show changed the mood for the upcoming performance, also from LA, with Walker Hayes performing his country single Aa.

Rap stars: After her dramatic performance, the action moved to Los Angeles, where French Montana performed her hit Unforgettable. He was dressed in a multi-colored sweater suitable for the holidays while he was arranging the bars. The show stayed on the West Coast for another performance, this time with rapper Polo G, who performed his number one hit RAPSTAR.

Switching Things Up: The show changed the mood for the upcoming performance, also from LA, with Walker Hayes performing his country single Aa

New York seemed to be light on the performers, as their next musical act was in Los Angeles again.

Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Don Omar put on a low-key performance in a brown down waistcoat and a simple white shirt.

New York was finally represented when Ja Rule and Ashanti performed their classic tracks Mesmerized and Always On Time.

Ja Rule rapped in his characteristic gruff voice while Ashanti contrasted it with his soft voice.

He wore a stunning brown vinyl and fleece coat over a black graphic shirt, while Ashanti brightened up the evening in a white textured mini dress with a gray and white cropped fur coat and a matching outfit over her long curly locks.

She also stood in a glittering ensemble of silver alligator-print thigh-high boots.

Old school: New York was finally represented when Ja Rule and Ashanti performed their classics Mesmerized and Always on Time. Ja Rule rapped in his identifiable gruff voice while Ashanti contrasted it with his soft voice.

Bundled up: He wore a stunning brown vinyl and fleece coat over a black graphic shirt, while Ashanti brightened up the evening in a white textured mini dress with a gray and white cropped fur coat and a matching outfit over her long locks looped. She also stood in a glittering ensemble of silver alligator-print thigh-high boots.

The duo was followed by another duet, with Avril Lavigne and Travis Barker performing Sk8er Boi.

Afterwards, Italian band MÃ¥neskin made their New Years Eve debut with their song Beggin ‘.

LA stayed with foreign artists with the next artist, Australian rapper Matt Wolf, who played Astronaut In The Ocean.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis reunited for the Rockin ‘New Year’s Eve performance in five years.

Fittingly, they performed their new single Next Year, and Macklemore joked ahead of the performance he was hoping to get on an off-road bike in 2022.

“Next year will be better than this year,” star singer Windser repeated at the start of the song.

First time: After Avril Lavigne and Travis Barker, Italian band MÃ¥neskin made their New Years Eve debut with their song Beggin ‘

Back for more: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis reunited for the Rockin ‘New Year’s Eve performance in five years. Fittingly, they performed their new single Next Year, and Macklemore joked ahead of the performance he was hoping to get on an off-road bike in 2022.

I hope! “Next year will be better than this year,” star singer Windsor repeated at the start of the song.

Due to the shortage of new artists in New York City, the broadcast included a 2019 issue of BTS.

The K-pop boy group performed their songs Make it Right, Boy With Luv and more.

The action moved to Puerto Rico, which was an hour ahead of New York City, for a performance by Daddy Yankee.

The ‘king of reggaetón’, originally from San Juan, stood out in a silver jacket and matching pants as he began rapping high above the stage on a slender pedestal.

His performance included his world megahit Despacito, which he originally performed with Luis Fonsi.

Iconic rock band Journey performed some of their megaahits in front of an adoring crowd in Times Square.

The group, which is currently led by vocalist Arnel Pineda in place of original lead singer Steve Perry, started off with a lightning-fast rendition of Any Way You Want It, before moving on to their most popular song. popular, Don’t Stop Believin ‘.


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