Crew adds last crystal ball on New Year’s Eve in Times Square in NYC

TIMES SQUARE (WABC) – Workers put the finishing touches on New Year’s Eve Ball in Times Square on Sunday.

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

Crews are installing 192 new Waterford crystal triangles on the iconic ball that will fall by midnight.

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

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J. Lo will record the title “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve” on ABC, and will perform in Times Square just before the 2021 ball fall.

Billy Porter, who will serve as a double host, is expected to reunite with Cyndi Lauper for a duet performance in New York. The two previously collaborated on the Broadway hit “Kinky Boots,” for which Lauper wrote music. Machine Gun Kelly and Jimmie Allen will also perform in Times Square.

Additional artists include Nelly, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Maluma, Ella Mai, Lewis Capaldi and Brandy.

Do not miss’ Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin ‘Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021’ on ABC, starting at 20:00 ET | 19:00 CT on Thursday 31 December

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