MILEY Cyrus is one of America's biggest celebrities and has come a long way from her Hannah Montana days.
Cyrus and SNL comedian Pete Davidson will play a role in ringing in the new year together.
Who is hosting the SNL New Year's Eve special?
On September 30, 2021, it was announced that Miley Cyrus, 29, will host NBC's New Year's special that is scheduled to be produced by Saturday Night Live (SNL) creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.
It was announced on December 9, 2021, that SNL actor Pete Davidson will be joining her as co-host.
Vulture first reported the news and revealed that NBC signed the singer to a "multi-hour, multi-city event with musical performances from numerous artists, including, most likely, Cyrus herself."
The executive vice president at NBC Universal said: “In what is sure the be an exciting, fun evening, we are looking forward to partnering with Lorne Michaels and ringing in 2022 with a night of incredible entertainment, led by Miley and Pete."
The special will air live on NBC from Miami on Friday, December 31, 2021 from 10.30pm to 12.30am ET, and will be live-streamed on Peacock.
Miley and Pete are replacing The Voice host, Carson Daly, who had been hosting the event for the network since 2004.
Who is performing at NBC's New Year's Eve special?
Joining Miley, Pete, and Lorne are a slew of special guests and performers.
Brandi Carlile, Billie Joe Armstrong, Saweetie, Anitta, Jack Harlow, 24kGoldn, Kitty Ca$h and more will be hitting the New Year's Eve stage, according to CNN.
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The 2021 lineup included:
- Busta Rhymes featuring Anderson Paak
- Chloe x Halle
- Jason Derulo
- Goo Goo Dolls
- Kylie Minogue
- Bebe Rexha featuring Doja Cat
- Blake Shelton
- Gwen Stefani
- Sting featuring Shirazee
As the 2022 event approaches, more information is expected to become available.
Who is former NBC New Year's Eve special host Carson Daly?
Daly, 48, had hosted the event since 2004 with the exception of a one year break back in 2017.
Born June 22, 1973, Daly is known as an American television host, radio personality, producer, and television personality.
Daly is most famously known as the producer of The Voice, Josie and the Pussycats and MTV's Total Request Live.
Over the years, he has also produced the NBC New Year's Eve specials and has been able to accumulate a $40 million net worth with an estimated $10 million salary.
Since 2015, he has been married to film producer Siri Pinter and the couple have four children together, Jackson, Etta, London, and Goldie.
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