CBS Announces “New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash” to Ring In 2022 with Country Music Stars

CBS will ring in the new year on December 31st with New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash featuring country music superstars.

What’s Happening:

  • Country music fans can count down to 2022 on CBS with the live television event New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash.
  • The 5-hour party starts at 8/7c on December 31st and lasts until 1:30 am ET/PT, with a half-hour break at 11 pm for local news.
  • In addition to being broadcast on CBS, the event will be available via live stream and on Paramount+.
  • The special will take place from multiple locations throughout downtown Nashville, including the main stage in Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
  • The countdown to midnight will include Nashville’s iconic music note drop and fireworks at midnight CT.
  • The special will be executive produced by Robert Deaton and Mary Hilliard Harrington in partnership with the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp; directed by Sandra Restrepo.
  • CBS has announced the initial lineup of performers, with more to be announced in the near future.
  • The news was shared by Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment, and Thom Sherman, Sr. Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Entertainment at the TCA Summer Press Tour.

CBS’ New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash Performers:

  • Jason Aldean
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Luke Bryan
  • Dan + Shay
  • Elle King
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Darius Rucker
  • Blake Shelton
  • Cole Swindell
  • Zac Brown Band