Christina Aguilera, Florence + The Machine, and Bastille to perform in New York’s Times Square for tonight’s NYE celebrations

Big names for the big night...

Sting, Christina Aguilera, Florence + The Machine, and Bastille are among artists performing in New York to bring in the New Year this evening.

Taking place at the city’s Times Square, the long-running NYE celebration show, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, will see pop star Aguilera feature as the evening’s headliner. The ‘Genie in a Bottle’ singer previously appeared on the show in 2007.

The LA leg of the show will see performances from Dua Lipa, Weezer, Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes, Halsey, Foster The People and more.


Dua Lipa

Also in Times Square for FOX’s New Year show will be the likes of Florence + The Machine, Sting, and Robin Thicke, while NBC will host Jennifer Lopez, Diana Ross, Kelly Clarkson and more. Over on CNN, Gwen Stefani will perform from Las Vegas.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest will begin at 8 pm ET on the ABC network.

Last year’s show featured a broadcast from the final night of Britney Spears’ Las Vegas residency.

Meanwhile, headliner Christina Aguilera was recently turned down by a local band after asking to sing with them in a New Orleans bar.


The star stopped by Cafe Negril on November 8, the night before her ‘Liberation’ tour show at The Saenger Theater. A local reggae band, who perform at the venue every Thursday, were playing a gig as Aguilera partied inside.

It was reported that Aguilera later approached group’s frontman to ask if she could join them for a song. In footage shared on Twitter, Aguilera is heard saying to Bryant: “You don’t want that? Oh, it’s OK. I don’t have to sing.”


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