Carrie Underwood headlines New Year’s Rockin’ Eve hosted by Ryan Seacrest. 10:30 pm ABC. Pentatonix and One Direction perform on the pre-recorded Hollywood after-party, begins after the ball drops in Times Square. Jordin Sparks is set for the Pitbull New Year’s Eve Revolution over at FOX T 8 PM. Carson Daly hosts the New Years celebration on NBC. Gwen Stefani performs. 11:30 pm, after the local news and a NYE themed Hollywood Game Night.
US singer Adam Lambert says ‘wild displays’ are in the past – Asked if he’s tired of creating controversy, Lambert said: “I think controversy is in the eye of the beholder. In the past, I did one or two controversial things on purpose. “But my mission now is really about honesty from the heart. “Depending on where you are from in the world, certain things may seem controversial to you, but it is not my intention to provoke. My intention is to reflect and be honest and real. – Read more at tsp.ng
Rain doesn’t stop free Carrie Underwood performance in Charlotte – Despite steady rains, Carrie Underwood performed on time outside Bank of America Stadium on Wednesday afternoon as part of the Belk Bowl FanFest. The country singer and “American Idol” winner sang hit after hit and thanked fans for braving the downpours. Many carried umbrellas, while others wore ponchos. Underwood would have left the stage only in the event of a lightning storm or other severe weather, which wasn’t expected, Belk Bowl officials said. – Read more at Herald Online
‘American Idol’ Winner Candice Glover performs on Good Day LA – American Idol Winner Candice Glover performs on Good Day L.A. She is in town for what is being described as an over-the-top New Year’s Eve party in West Hollywood. The District by Hannah An is hosting a dinner fit for LA’s pickiest foodies. Then at 9:30pm in their upstairs lounge, Candice will perform. – Read more at FOX LA
Ryan Seacrest Previews ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’
Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards blames reality TV for killing the business – The Rolling Stone said: “You wonder, why are you in there? Is it to make music or be famous for two minutes with the X Factor and all that? “The search for fame? And it seems to be an easy way to jerk your career up. “In the end I don’t see the point of making music in a competition. It is not the way it happens. – Read more at The Sun