Drake, The Roots and Cee Lo Booked to Perform for Carson Daly’s New Years Celebration
Carson Daly’s New Years Eve celebration has tapped Drake, The Roots and Cee Lo Green to hit the stage in Times Square to ring in 2012.
The celebration, which will also feature the likes of Tony Bennett, Jessie J. and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor J.B. Smoove, will compete with several other networks, though few have the Hip-Hop line up the former MTV TRL host boasts.
Demi Lovato is set to host MTV’s “NYE in NYC 2012” with special guests Selena Gomez and Jason Derulo, while Kathy Griffin teams with Anderson Cooper on CNN.
ABC will ring in the New Year with “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012,” which will include Fergie, performances by Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Hot Chelle Rae, LMFAO and Florence + the Machine.
During the telecast Carson Daly will inform viewers of the top five “game changers” of 2011, while NBC News’ Brian Williams will give viewers the year in review for music.