Seacrest, who will share hosting duties again this year with Jenny McCarthy, said he is mostly anxious about the near-record low temperatures expected in New York City on Sunday night. Mariah Carey bungles her New Year's Eve show, stops singing She opened her set by singing "Auld Lang Syne", but during her performance of her 1991 hit single "Emotions", she abruptly stopped. As 2017 comes to a close, "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2018" preps up to get everyone excited for 2018. That was followed by her trying and then giving up on lip syncing to "We Belong Together". Carey also shared a photo to her social media pages and wrote: "Take 2". But it also led to a public spat between the best-selling singer and dick clark productions as to who was at fault, with Carey's camp charging sabotage with technical glitches, including faulty ear piece, and dick clark productions denying the claims and charging she hadn't rehearsed enough. He'll be live from New York City's Times Square with Jenny McCarthy once again. Ciara will take on hosting duties on the west coast.
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" celebration starts on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.
Seacrest called Carey an "old friend" and said, though he didn't have the idea to bring her back, he is glad she is returning to the show. ABC News is forecasting a temperature of around 10 degrees with a wind chill of minus 4 when the calendar turns to 2018.
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She'll be back at the exact same moment, just before the ball drops in Times Square. Are you surprised that both will perform at New Year's Rockin' Eve?
"I know everybody felt like, 'That is not how we want the memory to live on.' What is the memory we all want?"
"It is hard to perform in Times Square", Ryan Seacrest said on his On Air With Ryan Seacrest 102.7 KIIS-FM radio show in January, "[Carey] knows what Times Square is about. [There are] so many great stories like that.More news: Power Outage Hits Parts of Disneyland, Some Rides Halted