Jimmie Allen will help ring in 2021 as part of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve event in New York’s Times Square on Dec. 31.
Jimmie will be joined by artists Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper and headliner Jennifer Lopez.
Ryan Seacrest will host the five-plus-hour event from New York City, while Lucy Hale and Billy Porter will handle emcee duties in NYC, and Ciara will call the shots from Hollywood. This year’s broadcast event is closed to the public
In 2018, Jimmie released his debut album, Mercury Lane, which features No. 1 hits “Best Shot” and “Make Me Want To.” Jimmie released a new collaborative EP, Bettie James, in July 2020. The seven-song EP features a host of guest artists, including Brad Paisley, Charley Pride, Darius Rucker, Mickey Guyton, Nelly, Noah Cyrus, The Oak Ridge Boys, Rita Wilson, Tauren Wells and Tim McGraw.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve begins live from New York City at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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