Christina Aguilera headlines New Year's Eve in Times Square

Christina Aguilera headlines New Year's Eve in Times Square
FILE - In this May 28, 2016, file photo, Christina Aguilera performs during a concert at the annual Mawazine Music Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” (AP Photo /Abdeljalil Bounhar, File) (Abdeljalil Bounhar)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square.

Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."

Aguilera last performed on the show in 2007. It's the second time for New Kids and Bastille. It's Dan and Shay's first appearance.

Seacrest will be joined in the countdown to midnight by Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg.

Post Malone will make his first New Year's performance.

FILE - In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Shay Mooney, left, and Dan Smyers from the band Dan + Shay perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Dick Clark Productions announced on Thursday, Dec. 13, Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Shay Mooney, left, and Dan Smyers from the band Dan + Shay perform on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Dick Clark Productions announced on Thursday, Dec. 13, Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Ciara will host the Hollywood party with such artists as Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth and Weezer.

The show begins at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31 on ABC.

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, Dan Smith of Bastille performs at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Bastille at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, Calif. Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Dick Clark Productions announced on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, Dan Smith of Bastille performs at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Bastille at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, Calif. Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York’s Times Square on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” Dick Clark Productions announced on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File) (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)