Fox is once again trying to get a foothold on New Year’s Eve.
The network announced today a partial lineup of guests for it’s own First Night celebration which will be hosted by rapper Pitbull (Armando Christian Perez) and broadcast live from Miami Beach.
[via press release]
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, FALL OUT BOY, FIFTH HARMONY, THE BAND PERRY AND BECKY G TO PERFORM ON “PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION” WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX
TV’s Hottest New Year’s Eve Party Kicks Off at 8 PM ET
Live From The New Thompson Miami Beach Hotel
Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Fifth Harmony, The Band Perry and Becky G are set to perform on PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION, broadcast live from the Thompson Miami Beach on Wednesday, Dec. 31 on FOX. The evening also will feature Pitbull performing his biggest hits, including collaborations with some of his closest friends, in front of thousands of fans, in Mr. 305’s hometown city of Miami. Mr. Worldwide kicks off the celebration from the Thompson Miami Beach, the newest oceanfront lifestyle hotel in Miami Beach.
The most epic party of the season kicks off between 8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. Then, following local news, PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION returns from 11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live (CT/MT/PT tape-delayed), for the night’s hottest celebration. Additional talent to be announced.
PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION is a presentation of Endemol Live; Pitbull’s Endemol-based production company, Honey I’m Home; and Den of Thieves. Evan Prager and Jesse Ignjatovic serve as executive producers from Den of Theives and Joe DeMaio will direct.
Since 1995, Enrique Iglesias has solidified himself as one of the most respected and revered stars worldwide. He remains one of the best-selling Spanish artists in history, with sales exceeding 100 million worldwide. He has turned out five Top 5 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with two reaching the top spot and 12 No. 1s on the Dance Club Songs chart. Setting another record, he’s had 13 No. 1s on the Dance chart – the most for any male performer. Moreover, he has an impressive total of 150 No. 1s across all Billboard charts. Meanwhile, he also is the record holder for most Spanish language singles to hit No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, 24 in total. “Bailando” currently holds the longest run at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart with 31 consecutive weeks at the top spot. He’s got 25 No. 1s on the Latin Airplay chart and 19 No. 1s on the Latin Pop Airplay chart.
Fall Out Boy stormed the scene with their 2005 multi-platinum album, “From Under the Cork Tree,” and has been consistently topping charts ever since. After continued success in both record sales and tours, Fall Out Boy released their fifth studio album, “Save Rock and Roll,” in 2013, with the multi-platinum hit, “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up).” The album debuted at No. 1 on both Billboard’s Top 200 and iTunes in 27 countries. The band followed their smash hit album release with an arena tour this year and went on to the win Best Alternative Band at this year’s “People’s Choice Awards.” Fall Out Boy continued to stun the industry with their recent single “Centuries,” which has taken over iTunes charts and the radio.
Since forming on “The X Factor” in 2012, Fifth Harmony (Dinah Jane Hansen, Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke Hernandez, Normani Kordei and Camila Cabello) have continued to take the music world by storm. Their first EP, “Better Together,” landed at No. 6 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, was a Top 10 release on iTunes in 41 countries and spawned the gold-certified hit single “Miss Movin’ On.” The Spanish-language version of the EP, “Juntos,” debuted at No. 1 on the Latin iTunes chart. They completed their first-ever arena tour, opening for Demi Lovato, went out on their own “5th Time’s A Charm” headline tour and hit the road with Austin Mahone. They won the 2014 Artist To Watch Award at the MTV Video Music Awards, two Radio Disney Music Awards and were nominated for six 2014 TEEN CHOICE Awards. This past summer, they released their gold-certified anthem, “BO$$,” and just released follow-up single “Sledgehammer,” both from their upcoming debut album, “Reflection.”
The Band Perry, comprised of frontwoman Kimberly Perry and her younger brothers, Reid and Neil, have achieved mainstream success and gained major critical acclaim since delivering their platinum self-titled debut, which included the quintuple-platinum chart-topper, “If I Die Young.” The band’s gold-certified second album, “Pioneer,” spawned two No. 1 singles – “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.” They have earned multiple awards from the likes of The Academy of Country Music, The Country Music Association, CMT Music Awards and the American Country Awards. Named Vocal Group of the Year by the ACM in 2014, The Band Perry’s latest single, a rendition of Glen Campbell’s “Gentle on My Mind,” also appears on the soundtrack for “I’ll Be Me,” a documentary about the country music legend. The band is currently at work on new music for their upcoming third album.
Seventeen-year-old Becky G just released her new single, “Can’t Stop Dancin’,” which is available now. She recently wrapped touring with Demi Lovato, Katy Perry and Jason Derulo. She also was named one of Time magazine’s most influential teens of 2014, as well as one of Billboard magazine’s 21 under 21 2014: Music’s Hottest Young Stars. Becky’s smash hit single, “Shower,” has sold more than 900,000 units and the music video for the single has more than 45 million views on YouTube. Some of her other achievements include being selected as one of Cover Girl’s newest (and youngest faces), scoring a No. 1 single (“Can’t Get Enough,” feat. Pitbull) on Latin Billboard charts, winning Best New Artist on Radio Disney Music Awards and appearing on the April/May cover of ”Girls’ Life.” Becky is finishing her debut album for Kemosabe/RCA Records, due out early 2015.
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