Music City has built an outstanding reputation for throwing the most musical New Year’s celebration and country’s biggest party — and this year is no different. CBS Presents New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash will air live from Music City on Friday, Dec. 31 (7 – 9 p.m. and then 9:30 – 12:30 p.m.) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
This year’s celebration will be hosted by country music stars and Grammy-nominated artists Jimmie Allen and Elle King, as well as Entertainment Tonight’s Rachel Smith.
“New Year’s Eve has always been one of my favorite nights to celebrate because we get to reflect on the year we’ve had while getting a fresh start,” said Elle King.
About New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash
The star-studded special will be packed with high-energy performances celebrating the excitement and anticipation of a new year. The first round of performers announced to ring in the new year include Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band.
The five-hour celebration features nearly 50 performances from locations across the city, including the main stage in Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The broadcast will cross multiple time zones, with the traditional countdown at midnight ET, culminating with the renowned Nashville Music Note Drop and fireworks at midnight CT.
Additional performers and information for New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash will be announced at a later date. For more information and updates, click here.