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Grammy-nominated singer Jessie J will headline the live, commercial-free webcast in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment announced.
The British artist will perform several of her songs throughout the evening and continue the New Year’s Eve tradition of singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” just before the clock strikes midnight. Allison Hagendorf will return to host the webcast for the fourth year.
During the seventh annual webcast, viewers can tune in to watch the activities and live action in Times Square, including the Ball Raising at 3 p.m. PST, live musical performances, interviews and hourly countdowns leading up to the midnight Ball Drop. Singer-songwriter Daya is also set to perform “Hide Away.”
2015’s live webcast was viewed by 1.7 million viewers representing nearly 200 countries.
The 2016 webcast will begin at 3 p.m. PST on Dec. 31 and end at 12:15 a.m. on Jan. 1.
Watch the live stream below:
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