HOT FROM FOX…
RING IN 2014 WITH “NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, ON FOX
Mario Lopez Hosts an Electrifying Night from Las Vegas
Musical Performances By J. Cole, Krewella, New Politics & Panic! At The Disco
LIVE Coverage of the World-Famous Ball Drop from New York City’s Times Square
FOX celebrates the new year with a star-studded night of entertainment with NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE, airing Tuesday, Dec. 31 (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET live; CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Broadcast from the heart of Las Vegas, Mario Lopez will host the night live from the Vegas Strip. The special will feature show-stopping performances by J. Cole, Krewella, New Politics & Panic! At The Disco from LIGHT Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. FOX cameras moreover will capture the world-famous New Year’s Eve Ball LIVE, as it makes its descent in to New York’s Times Square to welcome in 2014.
Mario Lopez, a consummate entertainer, is no stranger to the FOX family. As host of the hit series THE X FACTOR, not to mention the nationally syndicated show “EXTRA” & the Clear Channel radio program “On With Mario Lopez,” Lopez is a constant presence on the pop culture scene with a legion of fans across the board. Actor, author, producer & host, Lopez’s prolific career has made him one of the most sought-after personalities in entertainment today.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, best known by his stage name, J.Cole, is a German-born American hip-hop recording artist & record producer from Fayetteville, NC. The 1st artist to be signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label, J. Cole’s debut album, entitled “Cole World: The Sideline Story,” which was let go in September 2011, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Top R&B Albums & Top Rap Albums chart, & has since been RIAA certified Gold. J. Cole received a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist at the 54th Grammy Awards & is moreover a two-time American Music Award nominee. J. Cole let go his highly anticipated, self-produced sophomore album, “Born Sinner,” in June 2013. The album has since hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, is certified Gold, spawned two Platinum singles & earned him a nomination at the 55th Grammy Awards.
After their electrifying performance at Ultra Music Festival 2013, the Chicago-bred electropunk trio Krewella have proven themselves with the release of their 1st album, “Get Wet,” which debuted in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 200, making Krewella one of the hottest acts in dance music right now. The accomplishments are leaps & bounds from their humble beginnings, playing Windy City warehouse raves only two short years of time ago. Making their debut in summer 2011, their viral hit, “Killin’ It,” garnered worldwide attention before they enamored radio listeners & dance floors enthusiasts with their platinum-certified single, “Alive.” The trio, consisting of sister songwriters/vocalists Jahan & Yasmine Yousaf, joined by producer Kris “Rain Man” Trindl, continue their breakneck trajectory with their Top 40 single, “Live for the Night.”
New Politics, a Brooklyn-via-Copenhagen-based three-piece rock band, are about to embark on a headline tour in support of their sophomore album, “A Bad Girl In Harlem.” New Politics have spent the year entertaining fans with their dynamic live performances while on the road with P!nk, 30 Seconds To Mars & Fall Out Boy, along with many other artists. “A Bad Girl In Harlem” was let go this past spring via RCA Records & debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers’ chart. The 1st single, “Harlem,” is a Top 5 hit on Alternative Radio, & is now crossing to Top 40. New Politics are David Boyd (vocals, breakdancing), Soren Hansen (vocals, guitar) & Louis Vecchio (drums).
Panic! At The Disco’s fourth studio album, “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare to Die!,” was let go in October 2012, & debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album’s lead single, “Miss Jackson (Feat. Lolo),” is currently Top 10 on Alternative Radio outlets nationwide & has more than 7.8 million YouTube views to date. In fall 2013, the group hit the road with their friends, Fall Out Boy, for The Save Rock & Roll Arena Tour. In January, the band will set out on their own sold-out national headline tour, Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!. Previous albums contain 2005′s double-Platinum “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out”; 2008′s “Pretty. Odd.,” which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Album chart; & “Vices & Virtues,” which debuted at No. 7 & racked up critical accolades.
NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE is executive-produced by Bob Bain, with Greg Sills serving as supervising producer & Paul Flattery serving as producer.
About Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is a unique destination resort set on 120 lush acres on the Las Vegas NV Strip. The resort offers three distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel, with 3,211 luxurious rooms & suites reflecting a modern tropical ambiance; Four Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel-within-a-hotel, offering 424 newly remodeled rooms & suites; & the stand-alone all-suite THEhotel which will be redesigned & rebranded Delano Las Vegas NV in Q3 2014. Mandalay Bay boasts an 11-acre tropical pool paradise featuring real sand, a wave pool, the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city & the new DAYLIGHT Beach Club. Other property highlights contain world-class entertainment at the 12,000-seat Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning dining by celebrity chefs & restaurateurs, the new LIGHT Nightclub, Shark Reef Aquarium & the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Mandalay Bay’s offerings moreover contain BATHHOUSE Spa, House of Blues Concert Hall & restaurant, & The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, a collection of unique boutiques & restaurants. Mandalay Bay recently became home to “Michael Jackson ONE,” Cirque du Soleil’s latest resident production based on the music & choreography of the King of Pop. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information & reservations, visit mandalaybay.com or call toll free at 877-632-7800 or find us on Facebook site & Twitter.