Written by Giavanna Foster

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of ringing in the new year with the traditional ball drop and music. The Rockin’ Eve 2022 event will include international performances. Here’s the scoop:

The New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2022 event will air at least five hours of music including featured international performances from some of today’s biggest icons and stars. This year’s headliners are Karol G, LL Cool J, Chlöe, and Journey. They will be performing at Times Square. On December 16, Avril Lavigne (ft. Travis Barker), AJR, and Big Boi were added to the Rockin’ Eve 2022 lineup. And Daddy Yankee, who will perform in Puerto Rico, is going to be featured internationally during this event. Also, Rockin’ Eve 2022 will have the first-ever Spanish New Year’s countdown featuring Roselyn Sanchez in Puerto Rico!

The hosts for Rockin’ Eve 2022 are confirmed: Billy Porter (New Orleans), Ciara (Hollywood/ L.A.), Liza Koshy (Times Square in NYC), and Roselyn Sanchez (Puerto Rico). See the following list of performers:

  • Hollywood/ L.A.: Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker, Big Boi ft. Sleepy Brown, OneRepublic, Walker Hayes, Masked Wolf, Macklemore, Don Omar, AJR, French Montana, Mae Muller, Polo G, Måneskin
  • New Orleans: Billy Porter (new single and project TBA) …
  • Times Square**: KAROL G, LL Cool J, Chlöe, Journey (band)
  • Puerto Rico: Daddy Yankee, Roselyn Sanchez** (countdown to 2022)

The Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2022 event will air Friday, December 31, 2021 on ABC at 8:00 PM/ 7:00 PM CST (central). Stay tuned for more updates.