YouTube has announced the complete line-up for “Hello 2021: The Americas,” their New Year’s Eve virtual celebration streaming on the YouTube Originals channel at 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 31.
The line-up of appearances for the event includes a wide array of social media influencers, media personalities, actors, and musicians.
It was previously announced that Demi Lovato would be making an appearance at the event. The full line-up announcement brings news of the participation of Yungblud, Finneas, Zara Larsson, J Balvin, and more in exclusive live performances.
Other musicians to appear at the virtual event include Sabrina Carpenter, Dua Lipa, Ne-Yo, Karol G, Kane Brown, YG, Hunter Hayes, and James Blunt, among others.
“With the world ready to move past an extremely challenging year, YouTube will use its global reach to celebrate the hope and promise of 2021,” YouTube Global Head of Original Content Susanne Daniels said in a statement. “We look forward to closing the book on 2020 and throwing a worldwide celebration that our YouTube community can safely enjoy from home.”
The “Hello 2021” event series will also feature specials hosted in the United Kingdom, India, Japan, and Korea across respective YouTube spotlight channels.
Stars Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie, and MNEK are featured musical guests for the “Hello 2021: UK” event.
In addition to live performances, the event will feature speeches, dance breaks, and more original content from celebrity guests.
Also included on the line-up are RuPaul, Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Campbell, Rudy Mancuso, Trevor Jackson, Trixie Mattel, Maddie Ziegler, Emma Chamberlain, Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, Bretman Rock, Shangela, Chelsea Peretti, and more.
“Hello 2021: The Americas” will be hosted by social media personality Juanpa Zurita and actress Storm Reid.
The full event line-up in order of appearance can be found on the official YouTube Originals channel.