The actor and rapper is expected to perform his iconic hits from Times Square just before midnight Friday.
“We are ready and I am really looking forward to ringing in 2022 in my hometown in a special way, but for now I wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year. Good things. The most hasn’t come yet!” LL Cool J said in a statement Diversity.
FULL LIST: Performing ‘New Year Rockin’ Eve ‘2022
“New Year Rockin’ Eve” will still go ahead as planned for the show’s 50th anniversary. Journey, Avril Lavigne, Big Boi, KAROL G and Daddy Yankee are among lineup of more than five hours of performances to start the new year.
Returning host Ryan Seacrest will join other co-hosts from across the US: Liza Koshy from Times Square in New York City, Billy Porter from New Orleans, Ciara from Los Angeles and Roselyn Sanchez from Puerto Rico, the first destination for Hispanic first program -Language Countdown.
Don’t miss “Dick Clark’s New Year Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022” on Friday, December 31, on ABC.
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