Dick Clark Productions and iHeartMedia are teaming up this New Year’s Eve for the first ever live broadcast radio simulcast of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve to welcome 2024, it was announced on Tuesday (Dec. 19).
The show will air beginning at 8 p.m. ET on the iHeartRadio app, as well as across 150 iHeartRadio stations nationwide including Z100 New York, KIIS-FM Los Angeles, KISS FM Chicago, Q102 Philly, 102.9 Dallas and more.
“New Year’s Rockin’ Eve is always a special night for me, and I’m thrilled to have iHeart join in on the fun this year with a simulcast for all to enjoy for the first time,” said the show’s host and executive producer, Ryan Seacrest, in a press statement. “It’s a night full of surprises and I’m looking forward to listeners across the country tuning in to celebrate with us.”
Aqua, Doechii, Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Loud Luxury x Two Friends with Bebe Rexha, Ludacris, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Paul Russell, Reneé Rapp with Coco Jones and Thirty Seconds to Mars are all set to perform at the festivities, which will also broadcast on TV on ABC.
In his 19th year as host, Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight alongside global superstar Rita Ora live from Times Square in New York City. Also joining this year’s broadcast is Emmy-winning TV personality Jeannie Mai, who will co-host the Hollywood portion of the broadcast in the Pacific time zone; Ora and Mai will take over from Liza Koshy and Ciara, who’ve co-hosted for the past few years. In addition, singer/TV presenter Dayanara Torres will return as a co-host to ring in the new year in the Atlantic time zone from Puerto Rico in a Spanish language countdown.
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