Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale Exchange Past ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Stories

We’ve got your NYE plans covered! Ryan Seacrest is pairing up with Lucy Hale and more again for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Lucy will be joining the party from New Orleans, where faves Florida Georgia Line, Maren Morris and more will be performing.

“New Orleans is great each year I’ve gone,” Lucy told Ryan on-air on Wednesday, December 12. “Obviously New Orleans is a super big party city … there’s good food [and] my family comes down with me and I’ll just be checking in with you guys all throughout the night — there’s always unexpected turns.”

Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy hold down the fort in Times Square, with Ciara in Hollywood and Lucy in New Orleans. 


In addition to previously announced performers Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Foster the People, Dua Lipa, Ella Mai, Charlie Puth, Macklemore and Skylar Grey, Lauren Alaina, Bazzi, Kane Brown, Camila Cabello, Ciara, Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Weezer, Post Malone and more will be performing throughout the night as Ryan counts down to the New Year.

Listen back to the interview above for more, including to find out the fire alarm snafu Lucy suffered just 30 minutes to kick off last year.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019 will air on Dec. 31 beginning at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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