Crews add a final touch to the New Year’s Eve crystal ball in Times Square in NYC


Times Square (WABC) – Activists are finishing touches in Times Square on Sunday on New Year’s Eve.

The ball is above the roof of 1 Times Square on Broadway between 42nd and 43rd streets.

The crew are installing 192 new Waterford crystal triangles on the iconic ball that will fall at the stroke of midnight.

This year’s design is entitled “Gift of Happiness” and weighs over 11,000 pounds and is 12 feet in diameter.

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Jay Low will headline “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve” on ABC, performing in Times Square before dropping the ball in 2021.

Billy Porter, who will pull off double duty as a host, has been asked to reunite with Cindy Lauper for a duet performance in New York. The two previously collaborated on the Broadway hit “Kinky Boots”, for which Lauper wrote the music. Machine Gun Kelly and Jimmy Allen will also perform in Times Square.

Additional artists include Nelly, Miley Cyrus, Megan The Stallion, Doja Cat, Maluma, Ella Mae, Louise Capali and Brandi.

“Don’t miss Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve with Ryan’s Secret 2021” at 8 Minutes ET on ABC. Thursday, December 7 at 7 pm CT

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