Music legend Elton John will perform his anthem “I’m Still Standing” in a special live appearance from his concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on “Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015.” This is the first time Elton has performed in New York on New Year’s Eve and his performance will take place right after the ball drops, ringing in the start to 2015. Joining the biggest music celebration in the show’s history, John’s performance will be one of over 38 performances throughout the night which begins at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT Wednesday, December 31 on the ABC Television Network.
The bi-coastal celebration will include hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, and Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 9 years. As previously announced, Jenny McCarthy will be live in Times Square where Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, MAGIC! and Idina Menzel will perform for over one million fans. Fergie hosts the Billboard Hollywood Party and also performs along with previously announced performers Charli XCX, One Direction and Meghan Trainor. Gavin DeGraw and Lady Antebellum will perform live from Nashville, Tennessee.
The complete lineup Wednesday night, December 31 on ABC is:
8:00-11:00 p.m. – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015”
11:30-1:09 a.m. – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015, Part 1”
1:10-2:13 a.m.– “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015, Part 2”