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Rihanna, Ludacris & KT Tunstall Added To ABC New Year's Special

December 14th, 2006 12:23pm EST
RihannaFrom the Nokia Theatre Times Square in New York, stunning pop star Rihanna will lead the festivities and perform, along with fellow music sensations Ludacris and K.T. Tunstall, as they join the all-star roster of talent already announced for Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2007, airing Sunday, Dec. 31, on ABC.

This will mark the first time the annual special has expanded its party coverage to New York, in addition to Hollywood. With these added artists, the special will feature a record-setting 19 performances scheduled from New York and Hollywood, including Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts and the cast of Jersey Boys performing from the shows exclusive stage at Military Island in Times Square, and Fergie hosting the Hollywood party and performing with Natasha Bedingfield, Meat Loaf and RBD.

The three and a half hours of special programming will be hosted by Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest, with street coverage from Marysol Castro, "Good Morning America Weekends" weather and features correspondent.