Elton John to Perform on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve'

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He'll join Taylor Swift, Gavin DeGraw, One Direction, Charli XCX and Meghan Trainor

Elton John will be ringing in the New Year in style.

The music icon is going to performing on New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015, Ryan Seacrest revealed during an appearance on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday.

John will perform his anthem "I’m Still Standing" in a special live appearance from his concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, taking place right after the ball drops — making him the program's first performer of 2015. The upcoming Brooklyn gig is the first time John has performed in New York City on New Year’s Eve, and thus, on the annual special.

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Previously announced performers include headliner Taylor Swift, Idina MenzelGavin DeGraw and Lady Antebellum. Seacrest has hosted the special for nine years. It begins at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

New Year’s Rockin’ Eve is produced by dick clark productions with Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers. Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.

Dec. 5, 6:20 a.m. Updated with more details.

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