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Britney Spears is bringing her Las Vegas residency to an explosive end on Dec. 31 by joining the already packed lineup for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin‘ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2018. Spears will perform from her residency stage in the Axis at Planet Hollywood as part of the ABC broadcast that kicks off at 8 p.m. ET from New York’s Times Square.
Spears’ first TV performance of 2018 will include her signature hits “Toxic” and “Work Bitch,” marking the first time she’s played on the NYE extravaganza since 2002. The 46th anniversary edition of America’s largest NYE celebration will include five and a half hours of primetime reports and performances anchored by Seacrest in Times Square while help from comedian/actress Jenny McCarthy.
Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland also will perform for more than 1 million fans live in Times Square, while Ciara will host the Los Angeles broadcast, with performances from Kane Brown, BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Fitz & The Tantrums, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Portugal. The Man and all-star collaborations featuring Alessia Cara and Zedd, G-Eazy and Halsey, Khalid with Marshmello, Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line and Hailee Steinfeld and Alesso featuring FGL and watt.
Lucy Hale will return to host the second annual Central Time Zone countdown celebration from New Orleans, with performances from Imagine Dragons and Walk the Moon.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.
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