Jonas Brothers to Rock Times Square
12/08/2008 AT 10:05 AM EST
The Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift and Lionel Richie will perform live on the ABC broadcast, says the network, which also announced Monday that Kellie Pickler will handle live reports from the scene in the middle of New York City.
Meanwhile, during segments of the show emanating from Hollywood, hostess Fergie will officiate over performances by Natasha Bedingfield, Fall Out Boy, Jesse McCartney, Ne-Yo, Pussycat Dolls, Solange and Robin Thicke.
The annual tradition kicks off Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 10 p.m. ET.
– Stephen M. Silverman
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