Thomas Rhett Toasts To 2017 With New Music Video

GRAMMY NOMINEE THOMAS RHETT SHARES
THE “AMERICAN SPIRIT” WITH FANS
IN BONUS VIDEO ON VEVO NOW

After ringing in the new year with millions of people in Times Square on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017 last night, GRAMMY-nominee Thomas Rhett brings it back home releasing a new video to fans for “American Spirit,” off his sophomore album TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.). Premiering with Vevo today, the new video was shot outside of Nashville, TN and directed by TK McKamy.

“‘American Spirit’ is one of my favorite songs to sit down and play on an acoustic guitar,” said Thomas Rhett. “So, I knew I wanted to make a video for it…just to share with our fans. I knew I wanted it to be simple and something that would pull on the heartstrings and I think it’s the perfect blend of that.”

To watch Thomas Rhett capture the essence of “American Spirit” on VEVO

As Thomas Rhett continues “his journey to stardom” (TODAY), he is making waves with the fastest rising single of his career “Star Of The Show,” featured on the newly released 18-track TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.). Filled with party anthems, dance tunes, drinking songs, love ballads as well as five never-before-heard tracks, the release includes his record-breaking 2X PLATINUM six-week chart-topping smash “Die A Happy Man,” which is currently GRAMMY nominated for Best Country Song and has already garnered major trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards and CMT Music Awards. Thomas Rhett’s first-ever headlining 2017 HOME TEAM TOUR with special guest Kelsea Ballerini and up-and-comers Russell Dickerson and Ryan Hurd will launch on Feb. 23 and has already seen sellouts in multiple markets including Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. For more information and for a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.thomasrhett.com.

LIONEL RICHIE TO PERFORM IN LAS VEGAS ON “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017”

LIONEL RICHIE TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR FROM LAS VEGAS WITH
THE FIRST PERFORMANCE OF 2017 MOMENTS AFTER MIDNIGHT ON
“DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017”The New Year’s Celebration Begins Live at 8 p.m. ET/PT
on ABC from New York’s Times Square

Music legend Lionel Richie will make a special appearance from his concert in Las Vegas on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017.” Richie will be the first performance of 2017, performing his song “All Night Long” immediately following the midnight countdown and Times Square celebration. America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.This year marks the 45th anniversary of America’s biggest celebration of the year and will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the country. Ryan Seacrest will host and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 11 years with live reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Mariah Carey, DNCE, Thomas Rhett and Gloria Estefan with the cast of her Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! will perform for over one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV. Fergie will host and perform at The Billboard Hollywood Party, with additional performances by Alessia Cara, Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign, Flo Rida featuring Macy Kate, G-Eazy featuring Bebe Rexha, Martin Garrix also with Bebe Rexha, Niall Horan, John Legend, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Mike Posner, Emeli Sande and Hailee Steinfeld.

International superstar, LionelRichie, has a discography of albums and singles that are second to none.  His music is part of the fabric of pop music; in fact, Lionel Richie is one of only two songwriters in history to achieve the honor of having #1 records for nine consecutive years. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, four Grammy awards and the distinction of MusiCares person of the year in 2016, the Tuskegee, Alabama native is a true music icon. Lionel Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long (All Night),” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck On You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and one of most important pop songs in history, “We Are The World,” written with Michael Jackson for USA for Africa. His song catalog also includes his early work with The Commodores, where he developed a groundbreaking style that defied genre categories, penning smashes such as “Three Times A Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy.” Lionel launched his Las Vegas headlining residency show, “Lionel Richie – All the Hits,” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in April 2016.  In an unforgettable evening featuring his brightest and best anthems which have defined the music icon’s unparalleled career, Lionel takes fans on a spectacular musical journey, performing a variety of his seminal hits. With his most recent All the Hits, All Night Long Tour, Lionel sold out arenas worldwide with a set-list of his brightest and best anthems. In recent years Lionel also headlined BonnarooOutside Lands, and Glastonbury, drawing the festival’s biggest crowd ever with over 200,000 attendees. Always giving back, his charity work extends from Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center to UNICEF and The Art of Elysium.

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.

The complete lineup Saturday night, December 31 on ABC is:

8:00-10:00 p.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 1”

10:00-11:00 p.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017– Part 2”

11:30 p.m.-1:09 a.m. ET- “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017- Part 1″

1:09-2:13 a.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017– Part 2”

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ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Miss America” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTY ON “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017”

 

NIALL HORAN, LUKAS GRAHAM, SHAWN MENDES, EMELI SANDE
AND FIFTH HARMONY FEATURING KID INK AND TY DOLLA $IGN,
TO ROCK THE WEST COAST CELEBRATION OF
“DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017”
 WITH PERFORMANCES FROM THE BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTYFergie To Perform Two Songs In Addition To Her Hollywood Hosting DutiesThe New Year’s Celebration Begins Live at 8 p.m. ET/PT
on ABC from New York’s Times Square

Niall Horan, Lukas Graham, Shawn Mendes, Emeli Sande and Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink and Ty Dolla $ign join the biggest celebration of the year, performing from the Billboard Hollywood Party on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017.” Fergie, set to host the event from Los Angeles, will perform two songs leading up to the 2017 countdown. America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the ABC Television Network. Additional performers will be announced soon.

This year marks the 45th anniversary of America’s biggest celebration of the year and will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Ryan Seacrest will host and lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 11 years with live reporting from actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy. Mariah Carey, DNCE, Gloria Estefan with the cast of her Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, and Thomas Rhett will perform for over one million fans live in Times Square and millions more on TV.

Fifth Harmony’s record-breaking success on the charts with their sophomore album 7/27, released May 27 on Syco Music/Epic Records, adds to an already award-winning 2016, with the group’s first-time wins at the American Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards; their second win at this year’s Kids Choice Awards, and two wins at the Radio Disney Music Awards. Rolling Stone recently included 7/27 as one of the best albums of 2016 so far, and its lead single, “Work From Home,” gave the act its highest charting single yet on the Billboard Hot 100. Fifth Harmony boasts 7.5 million followers on Instagram, 3.6 million on Twitter and 7.4 million fans on Facebook.

Brian Collins (born April 1, 1986), better known by his stage name Kid Ink is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Los Angeles, California. He is signed to Tha Alumni Music Group/RCA Records. He released the independent album “Up & Away” with Tha Alumni Music Group in 2012 selling over 100k+ albums and 750k+ singles to date including the Gold Certified “Hell & Back”.  After signing with RCA Records in 2013 Ink released an EP titled “Almost Home” in 2013 and his second studio album in 2014, the Gold Certified “My Own Lane” including hit singles “Show Me” feat Chris Brown (Double Platinum) and “Main Chick” (Platinum). On February 3, 2015, he released his third studio album “Full Speed” including singles “Body Language” featuring Usher (Platinum) and “Be Real” with Dej Loaf (Platinum). On December 25, 2015, he released a surprise retail Mixtape with DJ Mustard entitled “Summer in the Winter” that included the Gold Certified single “Promise” feat Fetty Wap. Notable features include “Delirious” with Steve Aoki (Gold Certified) and “Worth It” with Fifth Harmony (Triple Platinum). Ink has over 2 Billion Views collectively on Youtube including the Billion + Viewed “Worth It” Music Video with Fifth Harmony and the 100M + Music Videos “Ride Out” from the Furious 7 Soundtrack, Show Me feat Chris Brown & Promise feat Fetty Wap.


Born Tyrone Griffin Jr., Ty Dolla $ign has been an in-demand writer, producer, and featured artist since helming YG’s 2010 smash, “Toot It and Boot It (feat.Ty Dolla $ign).” Since then, the GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, has fast become one of hip-hop’s most highly demanded collaborators, contributing his acclaimed production and writing skills to Chris Brown’s #1 hit, “Loyal,” Kanye West’s “Real Friends” and “Faded,” Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home,” Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds (with Kanye West & Paul McCartney)” as well as work with Big Sean “Play No Games (feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign),” Trey Songz (“Fumble”), B.o.B (“HeadBand (feat. 2 Chainz)”), and Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg, whose “Young, Wild & Free (feat. Bruno Mars)” proved a GRAMMY® Award-nominated blockbuster. His “BEACH HOUSE” mixtape & EP series earned him further attention, leading Rolling Stone to call Ty one of the “10 New Artists You Need To Know in 2014.” In 2016, he notched his first No. 1 as an artist on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart with “Sucker For Pain” from the Suicide Squad soundtrack.

Niall Horan makes his solo debut with the singleThis Town,” released by Capitol Records.  Upon release “This Town” went to #1 in over 60 countries and topped the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. Horan gives a stripped-down performance of “This Town” in a new “1 Mic 1 Take” video which was filmed in the historic Capitol Studios in Hollywood. The video has over 21M views: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNBlfyYHu80. Greg Kurstin produced the track, which Horan wrote with Jamie Scott, Mike Needle and Daniel Bryer. The studio version of ‘This Town’, released via Capitol Records US, is available now across Spotify, iTunes and Apple Music.

Lukas Graham have solidified their status as the biggest breakout act of 2016, earning three Grammy nominations for their smash single “7 Years,” including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The Danish foursome, led by vocalist and songwriter Lukas Forcchhammer, propelled to the top of the charts with their quadruple platinum debut single “7 Years” reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, with over 600M Spotify streams, making it the highest-selling single by a debut artist this year, and the third highest-selling single overall. “7 Years” is featured on Lukas Graham’s Certified Gold self-titled debut album, which received overwhelming critical acclaim since its April 1 release, debuting at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 with accolades from The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Billboard and more. They have performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Good Morning America, The Billboard Music Awards, Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Late Late Show with James Corden, CONAN and the MTV Video Music Awards, where they were nominated for “Best New Artist.” The band is continuing their ground-breaking year with new single “You’re Not There,” which is a tribute to Forchhammer’s late father. Hailing from Christiania, an autonomous, artistic community in the center of Copenhagen, Lukas developed his natural talent for honest and insightful songwriting. Classically trained with the Copenhagen Boys’ Choir, with a musical scope widened by his Irish folk roots and passion for hip-hop, Lukas possesses a distinct, poetic ability to capture the full range of emotions in his music. Known for a phenomenal live show, Lukas Graham will continue to headline sold out shows around the world for the remainder of the year and into 2017.

Singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has recently scored his second #1 debut on the Billboard 200 with the September 23rd release of his sophomore album Illuminate, which hit #1 on iTunes in over 65 countries. The album was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran’s “+” and “x” albums), and its lead single “Treat You Better” debuted at #1 immediately upon release via iTunes in 26 countries and has soared to Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Shawn’s debut album Handwritten has been certified platinum and features 4x platinum single “Stitches.” Shawn recently completed a sold-out headlining world tour in support of Handwritten, including shows at LA’s Greek Theatre and NYC’s Radio City Music Hall, as well as his hometown Air Canada Centre.  He previewed his new album before release at a one-time-only headlining Illuminate Live Concert & Album Event at Madison Square Garden in September, and he will embark on his first-ever headlining arena tour with the Illuminate World Tour in 2017. Shawn has been named one of Time Magazine’s “Most Influential Teens” of 2014 and 2015, as well as one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in 2016, and he won “Favorite New Artist” at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards.

Emeli Sandé made her debut with Our Version Of Events, which was the biggest selling album of 2012 in the U.K. Named as one of the best albums of the year by critics worldwide, it contained the single, “Next to Me,” which has sold more than seven million downloads worldwide, including 1.5 million in the U.S., where it is certified Platinum. Long Live the Angels, her 2016 follow-up album, was hailed as “a clear, accomplished cry from the heart” by The New York Times. The Scottish artist has been honored with three BRIT awards, two Ivor Novello awards and a BET award. A highly sought-after writer, she has written songs for Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Katy Perry and many others.

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.

The complete lineup Saturday night, December 31 on ABC is:

8:00-10:00 p.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017 – Part 1”

10:00-11:00 p.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017– Part 2”

11:30 p.m.-1:09 a.m. ET- “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017- Part 1″

1:09-2:13 a.m. ET – “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017– Part 2”

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ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Miss America” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

 

PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017”

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GLOBAL ICON MARIAH CAREY TO PERFORM FOR OVER 1 MILLION PEOPLE
MOMENTS BEFORE THE BALL DROPS LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE ON
“DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2017” CAREY WILL BE JOINED IN TIMES SQUARE BY MUSIC SUPERSTARS
DNCE, THOMAS RHETT AND
GLORIA ESTEFAN WITH THE CAST OF HER HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL
“ON YOUR FEET!”

FERGIE RETURNS TO HOST THE BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTY
WHILE JENNY MCCARTHY REPORTS LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017”
Begins Live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC from New York’s Times Square

 

Fourteen-time Billboard Music Award winner and ten-time American Music Award winner Mariah Carey will give the last big performance of 2016 when she performs live for over one million people in Times Square moments before the ball drops on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017.” Multi-platinum selling band DNCE, international superstar Gloria Estefan with the cast of her smash hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! and chart-topping country artist Thomas Rhett are set to join Carey for performances in the hours leading up to the 2017 countdown on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 on the ABC Television Network.  Carey was the first artist to perform live from Times Square on the program in 2005 and will return to perform her greatest hits during the 45th anniversary of America’s biggest celebration of the year.

“I am so excited to return to ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest’ and feel blessed to be a part of this year’s magical celebration,” said Mariah Carey. “I can’t wait to perform once again for my incredible fans as we ring in the New Year together live from Times Square.”

“Mariah was the first live performance from Times Square in 2005 when I joined Dick Clark as co-host,” said host and executive producer Ryan Seacrest. “After nearly a decade, I’m excited to join her again in Times Square, along with all our incredible performances, to ring in 2017.”

In addition to these performances, actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy will report live from Times Square while Superstar Fergie returns to host the Billboard Hollywood Party.

America’s biggest celebration of the year will include 5 ½ hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, and Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 11 years.

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A true trailblazer, Mariah Carey has earned acclaim in all facets of her career as a singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.  As the best-selling female artist of all time, with more than 220 million records sold and eighteen #1 singles – the most for any solo artist in history – Carey is a luminous and enduring talent who has enthralled audiences for a quarter-century.  Carey has been recognized with five Grammy Awards, 10 American Music Awards, 14 Billboard Music Awards and BMI’s coveted Icon Award, among myriad others, and was named Billboard’s Artist of the Decade and the World Music Awards’ World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium. Referred to as the “songbird supreme” by the Guinness World Records, she is famed for her five-octave vocal range, power, melismatic style and signature use of the whistle register. She is equally distinguished as a songwriter, penning all but one of her #1 singles, including “Fantasy,” “Always Be My Baby,” “Hero,” “Touch My Body,” “One Sweet Day” and “We Belong Together,” to name a few. Carey has also gained acclaim as an actress and was awarded the “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival for her performance in  Precious (2009). Beyond industry honors, her popularity is evident across social media, with 21 million Facebook fans and 16 million Twitter followers. Mariah Carey is on Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.

dnce

Formed in the summer of 2015, DNCE first introduced themselves to audiences worldwide with the release of “Cake By The Ocean,” their now 3x certified platinum-selling breakout smash.  Included on the group’s 4-track debut EP, SWAAY [Republic Records], “Cake By The Ocean” entered the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became a hit at Top 40 radio, where it went on to become one of the most played songs of the year.  An international success, global consumption of the song is over 7 million adjusted singles, including nearly 450 million streams on Spotify worldwide. What’s more, the companion music video has over 200 million views on VEVO. Following up “Cake By The Ocean,” the sexy, gold-selling “Toothbrush” amassed over 50 million YouTube/VEVO views with an unforgettable music video starring supermodel Ashley Graham as well as achieving global consumption over 1 million. Moreover, it received widespread critical praise from the likes of Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, People, and Rolling Stone. Cementing them as one of 2016’s breakout acts, the band recently took home the win for “Best PUSH Artist” at the 2016 MTV European Music Awards and “Best New Artist” at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.  They were also nominated for two American Music Awards for “Favorite Duo or Group Pop/Rock” and “New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile.” DNCE recently released their self-titled debut album and announced their 2017 North American headline tour DNCE IN CONCERT, which kicks off January 17th at the House of Blues in San Diego. The album, DNCE [Republic Records], features the band’s latest hit anthem, “Body Moves.”   DNCE is front man Joe Jonas, bassist & keyboardist Cole Whittle, guitarist JinJoo, and drummer Jack Lawless.

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International Superstar, Gloria Estefan, is a Grammy award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, author of two New York Times best-selling children’s books, philanthropist and humanitarian.  She is considered one of the world’s most recognizable and beloved performers. Billboard Magazine considers her the single most successful Latin crossover artist in music history. Having sold over 100 million records worldwide, Gloria along with her husband Emilio, are successful entrepreneurs owning and operating several business, which include a globally recognized music publishing company, a hospitality division that includes seven restaurants and two hotels (the Cardozo Hotel on South Beach and Costa d’Este Beach Resort in Vero Beach).  The Estefans are also the first Cuban-American couple to own a minority share in a major NFL franchise, the Miami Dolphins. She’s been awarded with 7 Grammy Awards, an Oscar nominated performance for the song “Music Of My Heart,” a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, an induction into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, an Ellis Island Medal of Honor, a National Artistic Achievement Award from the US Congress, among many others. Most recently, President Obama honored Emilio & Gloria Estefan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the United States, to world peace, and to cultural endeavors. ON YOUR FEET!, the Tony Award nominated Broadway musical based on the lives and music of Emilio & Gloria Estefan.  As Executive Producers, it is the story of two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream—showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom.  Since opening ON YOUR FEET! has received rave critical reviews and nominations for Tony Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and  Drama League Awards. She is the founder of the Gloria Estefan Foundation whose mission is to support charitable programs for disadvantaged children, and empower young people through education and opportunity.  The Foundation also supports spinal cord research through the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records and sold out stadiums around the world. Emilio and Gloria Estefan together have won 26 GRAMMY Awards® – but their music is only half the story. From the heart of Havana to the streets of Miami came a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the music industry had ever seen.  ON YOUR FEET! is a new Broadway musical that follows the Estefans’ ‘American Dream’ journey to superstardom, set to their chart-topping, smash hits, including “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “1-2-3,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Mi Tierra,” Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” and “Reach,” in addition to an original song written by Gloria and her daughter Emily Estefan.  The New York Times raves, “the very air in the room seems to vibrate in this fresh, flashy and undeniably crowd-pleasing new musical. Resist if you dare!”

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As Thomas Rhett continues his “his journey to stardom” (TODAY), he make waves with the fastest rising single of his career, “Star Of The Show.” “The early success of ‘Star’ suggests another personal highlight could well be on the horizon” (Billboard) predicts critics, as the track climbs the Top 15 on Country radio charts this week. Known for his “retro, soul-inspired danceable mix of arena-sized tunes and hooky melodies” (Associated Press), the newly released 18-track TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.) includes his latest single and is filled with party anthems, dance tunes, drinking songs, love ballads and five never-before-heard tracks including a remix of the CMA, ACM and Billboard Music Award-winning  “Die A Happy Man.” Produced by Thomas Rhett and a combination of music’s most respected and fresh talent, the dynamic singer has the “winning blend of sentimental songwriting, slick production and a smooth vocal” (USA TODAY) with the 2X PLATINUM six-week No. One “Die A Happy Man,” along with the PLATINUM certified No. One’s “T-Shirt” and “Crash And Burn.” For more information and for a full list of upcoming tour dates, visit www.thomasrhett.com.

fergie

Fergie, an eight-time Grammy® Award-winning multi-platinum solo artist and vocalist for The Black Eyed Peas, is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up album to her 2006 solo release The Dutchess. Her debut single, “M.I.L.F. $” from her forthcoming sophomore album Double Dutchess, debuted at Number 2 on the iTunes chart and has racked up over 135 million YouTube / VEVO views since its release.  Fergie’s latest, “Life Goes On” was called “essential” by Entertainment Weekly and Noisey raved, “a perfect banger: heartfelt, emotional…”   Fergie’s solo album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 and spent 94 weeks on the chart. The Dutchess went on to sell 7.2 million copies and 28.5 million tracks worldwide and spawned three No. 1 hits on the Hot 100: “London Bridge,” “Glamorous,” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” as well as the Top 5 singles “Fergalicious” and “Clumsy.” In 2014 she released the multi-platinum single “L.A.LOVE (la la)”.  Fergie also released four multi-platinum albums with The Black Eyed Peas, with whom she has sold more than 32 million albums and 60 million singles worldwide.

Jenny McCarthy is an actress, comedian, host and New York Times best-selling author, known for her unique combination of intelligence, outrageousness, unpredictability and humor. She is a regular on the airwaves with The Jenny McCarthy Show, her sensational daily live morning radio show on SiriusXM, discussing relationships, pop culture and current events. As part of her SiriusXM show, Jenny recently launched a new series, “Jenny McCarthy’s Inner Circle.” Jenny and her guests are joined by a community of listeners for a more in depth conversation where they are able speak candidly with a personal touch, and Jenny’s signature brand of wit and humor.

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” is produced by dick clark productions with Ryan Seacrest, Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan serving as executive producers and Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are co-executive producers. Larry Klein is producer.

The complete lineup Saturday night, December 31 on ABC is:

8:00 – 11:00 p.m. – “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017”

11:30 – 1:09 a.m. – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017, Part 1”

1:10 – 2:13 a.m. – “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017, Part 2”

 

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ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Miss America” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.