The new year and new decade is right around the corner and you want to ring in 2020 the right way!

There is no better way to ring in the New Year than to watch the ball drop in Times Square in NYC. ABC, NBC and FOX television networks will be home to large parties leading up to the new year. There are also plenty of other ways to watch the ball drop if you are throwing your own party, and you don't want the volume turned up on the T.V.

Before I give you those links, let's look and see who is performing on each network.


The headliners for the annual show to ring in 2020 are Post Malone, BTS, Sam Hunt, and Alanis Morissette, along with the cast of Broadway's agged Little Pill.

Ciara, Lucy Hale, and Billy Porter will be additional hosts with Ryan Seacrest. Ciara in Hollywood, Billy Porter in New Orleans, and Lucy Hale alongside Ryan. Ciara will also be performing, along with Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan + Shay, Green Day, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Megan Thee Stallion, Anthony Ramos, Salt-N-Pepa and SHAED.

There will also be live drawing for the "First Powerball Millionaire of the Year," right after midnight, revealed by Jessie James Decker.

NBC kicks off 2020 with another star studded event. To ring in the new year, the show will feature performances from X Ambassadors, Brett Eldredge, Julianne Hough, Ne-Yo, Leslie Odom Jr., Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and The Struts.
Carson Daly will once again return to host live from Times Square alongside Hough. Stephen “tWitch” Boss, DJ for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” will join Daly and Hough as a correspondent for NBC's NYE broadcast.
“NBC’s New Year’s Eve 2020” will air Tuesday, December 31 from 9-10 p.m. At 10 p.m., the network will break for local news and will return for the final countdown from 10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. CT.
Keith Urban will join live from the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville event with a performance. This 11th annual celebration will take place near the Tennessee State Capitol at Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.


Fox’s New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey: Live from Tmes Square - 7 p.m. CT This 3rd annual show hosted by Steve Harvey with also have Maria Menounos and NFL Ex-Pat Rob Gronkowski will co-host the evening, which will feature a performance by Village People as the group tries to set a world record for the largest YMCA dance.

Joining in on the fun to perform is LL Cool J and DJ Z-Trip, who is headlining the performances. The night will also include performances by the Chainsmokers, the Lumineers, Florida Georgia Line, Backstreet Boys, Tyga and The Killers. Other celebs ringing in 2020 on FOX include Gordon Ramsay, Will Arnett and Jenna Dewan.

Other links

According to Country Living, the Times Square official website has several ways you can watch the ball drop online, including a live webcast directly on their site here, with mobile streaming also available on and Their Facebook and Twitter pages will also have live streams.

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