It’s back to the block (party) for Fergie…
The 40-year-old part-Mexican American singer and Black Eyed Peas member will return to host the Billboard Hollywood Party during this year’s ABC telecast of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016.
The bi-coastal celebration will include hours of special performances and reports on New Year’s celebrations from around the globe, and Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown to midnight from Times Square in New York City as he has for the last 10 years.
In addition to Fergie’s West Coast hosting duties, the television event will include a headlining performance by Carrier Underwood and live reports in Times Square from Jenny McCarthy.
Fergie is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on her highly anticipated sophomore album scheduled for release early next year.
The new album is the follow up to her to her 2006 solo album The Dutchess, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 and spent 94 weeks on the chart. The album went on to sell 6.2 million copies and 28.5 million tracks worldwide and spawned three No. 1 hits on the Hot 100: “London Bridge,” “Glamorous,” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” as well as the Top 5 singles “Fergalicious” and “Clumsy.”
Since The Dutchess’ release, Fergie has also released two monster multi-Platinum albums, The E.N.D. and The Beginning, with The Black Eyed Peas– with whom she has sold 31 million albums and 58 million singles worldwide.
The Black Eyed Peas’ videos have been viewed over 2 billion times on their YouTube channel.
Last year, Fergie released the single, “L.A.Love (la la)”which went on to sell nearly 2 million copies worldwide. In 2013, Fergie released the platinum selling song “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody,” which appeared on the platinum soundtrack to the 2013 film The Great Gatsby.
America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place live from Times Square on Thursday, December 31 beginning at 8:00 pm on ABC.