Watch New Years Eve 2014 LIVE FROM NEW YORK
New Year’s Eve 2014 in Times Square is expected to bring a million visitors to New York City. For those that can’t make it to NYC, a live stream will capture the celebration and all the musical acts, beginning at 5:55 p.m. EST (2:55 p.m. PST).
The annual tradition to ring in the New Year will feature plenty of musical performances leading up to the midnight ball drop. Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Blondie, Rodney Atkins, Icona Pop, Jencarlos Canela and El Dasa will be the musical guests. The NYE 2014 event will be hosted by Allison Hagendorf. In addition to the hourly countdowns leading up to the Ball Drop and musical performances, the New Year’s Eve 2014 live stream will include an exclusive clip of the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
The live stream begins at 6 p.m. EST with the lighting and raising of the Times Square Ball followed by a Chinese Cultural Performance, presented by the Sino-American Friendship Association. The first hourly countdown begins at 6:58 p.m. EST, and the new hour kicks off with the USO Show Troupe Performance. The first musical performance begins at 8:15 p.m. EST when Rodney Atkins performs three songs from Times Square. Icona Pop will perform as part of ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” beginning at 8:35 p.m. EST.
Melissa Etheridge will perform at 9:14 p.m. EST, followed by Blondie at 9:32 p.m. EST. At 9:52 p.m. EST, Toshiba and NASA will broadcast a special “Happy New Year” message from space featuring three astronauts aboard the International Space Station — NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins as well as JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata.