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[12/28/11 - 10:16 AM]
Countdown of the Top 40 Performances in Last 40 Years on "New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party," Airing Saturday, December 31 (8:00-10:00 P.M., ET) on ABC
The special "will look back at the amazing moments from four decades of ringing in the New Year."

[via press release from ABC]

QUICK TAKE

COUNTDOWN OF THE TOP 40 PERFORMANCES IN LAST 40 YEARS ON "NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE: THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY," AIRING SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 (8:00-10:00 P.M., ET) ON ABC

"New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party" will be hosted from Times Square by Jenny McCarthy and from Los Angeles by Fergie this SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network, kicking off ABC's night of New Year's celebrations. The special will look back at the amazing moments from four decades of ringing in the New Year, counting down the biggest names in the world of music and entertainment.

Here is the complete list of performers in the anniversary special, in alphabetical order:

Christina Aguilera "Candyman" 2007
Baha Men "Who Let the Dogs Out" 2001
Bangles "Walk Like an Egyptian" 1987
Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" 1975
Justin Bieber "One Time" 2010
Black Eyed Peas "Boom Boom Pow" 2010
Blondie, "Heart of Glass" 1980
Boyz II Men "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye" 1992
Mariah Carey "We Belong Together" 2006
Culture Club "Karma Chameleon" 1984
Miley Cyrus "Girl's Night Out" 2008
Daughtry "Home" 2010
DJ Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince "Girls of the World Ain't Nothing" 1989
Far East Movement "Like a G-6" 2011
Fergie "Fergalicious" 2007
Go-Go's "We Got the Beat" 1983
Hall & Oates "Maneater" 1983
Hootie & the Blowfish "Hold My Hand" 1995
Billy Idol "White Wedding" 2005
Jonas Brothers "S.O.S." 2008
KC & The Sunshine Band "Get Down Tonight" 1976
Jennifer Lopez "Let's Get Loud" 2010
Barry Manilow "Just Another New Year's Eve" 1981
Miami Sound Machine "Conga" 1987
Olivia Newton-John "I Honestly Love You" 1975
NKOTBSB "Medly"-("Larger Than Life") 2011
Pink "Get the Party Started" 2002
Pussycat Dolls "Don't Cha" 2006
Lionel Richie "All Night Long" 2009
Rihanna "Unfaithful" 2007
Salt-N-Pepa "Shoop" 1995
Spice Girls "Wannabe" 1998
Rick Springfield "Jessie's Girl" 1982
Donna Summer "Last Dance" 2004
Taylor Swift "Picture to Burn" 2009
Tears for Fears "Shout" 1986
Three Dog Night, "Celebrate" 1973
TLC "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" 1993
Carrie Underwood "Before He Cheats" 2008
Village People "Y.M.C.A." 1993

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

"New Year's Rockin' Eve: The 40th Anniversary Party" (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET)

"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012" (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET)

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012, Part 1" (11:30 p.m. - 1:08 a.m., ET)

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012, Part 2" (1:08-2:13 a.m., ET)

"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012" is a presentation of dick clark productions, inc with Dick Clark, Ryan Seacrest and Orly Adelson serving as executive producers. Larry Klein produces.





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