Written by Giavanna Foster
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve is a must-see New Year’s staple. Last year, 35 million people watched the Rockin Eve ceremony on ABC. These Nielsen ratings prove that the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve television program is in high demand. Taylor Swift, Nick Jonas, Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato are among the list of celebrities who have performed at previous Rockin Eve ceremonies. This year is Rockin Eve’s forty-fifth anniversary of bringing large crowds together.
Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, and Alessia Cara will perform at the 2017 Rockin’ Eve ceremony. Grammy-nominated artist Demi Lovato’s feature performance will be streamed from her show in St. Maarten, a stop on her Celebrity Cruises tour. Lovato was featured in Billboard magazine as well as the June/ July 2016 cover of Latina Magazine. Demi’s latest album, Confident, received a well-deserved Grammy nomination in the Best Pop Vocal Album category. With over 40 million Twitter followers, Demi inspires her fans to stay strong as a recording artist, actress, and philanthropist.
Demi’s “Silent Night” video, dedicated to her fans, helps celebrate the Honda Civic Tour’s fifteenth anniversary.
Shawn Mendes’s live album, Live at Madison Square Garden, will be released this Friday. He sent this tweet to confirm the news to his fans. His latest album, Illuminate, is the second album to hit No. 1 on Billboard. Mendes, who toured with Taylor Swift, now has over 8 million Twitter followers. Also, he recently performed at the sold-out Madison Square Garden arena.
Mendes is also featured in Billboard magazine. Mendes, a platinum-selling artist, is achieving surreal success and has a very bright future ahead of him. Click the icon below to watch a featured song from Mendes’s sold-out performance at the Madison Square Garden arena:
Rising new artist Alessia Cara has over 281 million YouTube views and 1 million+ subscribers. Cara is known for her singles “Here” and “Wild Things”; both are certified as multi-platinum hit records. She is also featured on the cover of Billboard magazine. Recently, Cara’s version of “How Far I’ll Go”, the Moana soundtrack, gained over 10 million YouTube views. (The Rock and Auli’i Cravalho star as the main characters in Moana.) Click the icon below to watch Cara’s Moana-themed video:
Ryan Seacrest will host the 2017 Rockin’ Eve ceremony. Also, Lucy Hale will be hosting the Rockin’ Eve countdown from New Orleans.
Hale sent this tweet to confirm the news to her 6 million followers:
The full performers list includes Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Martin Garrix, Lionel Richie, and Gloria Estefan.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest airs December 31 at 8 p.m. on ABC. Cheers to a new year filled with joy and new opportunities.
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