Country Music's hottest performer, Carrie Underwood
, TV & recording star Miley Cyrus
and teen sensations the Jonas Brothers
will rock in the New Year with live performances from Times Square during "Dick Clark's
New Year's Rockin' Eve 2008," airing Monday, December 31 on ABC.
Also performing on the primetime special from Hollywood will be Fergie
, who will also host the West Coast party, and OneRepublic. Other musical acts featured on the special from the Hollywood party will be Akon
, Natasha Bedingfield
, Sean Kingston
, Plain White T's
, Taylor Swift
Making a special appearance in the show's first hour will be "Dancing with the Stars
" judge Carrie Ann Inaba, whose new show, "Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann," debuts in early January. The three and one half hours of special New Year's programming will be hosted by Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest
from New York, with roving reporting by Marysol Castro, "Good Morning America Weekend's" weather and features correspondent.