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Elton John World News: Breaking New Year's Eve Developments

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Friday 26 December 2008 @ 16:29 - GMT

As announced previously, NBC's Carson Daly New Year's Eve special has added an exclusive performance from a rock superstar. 

Elton, who can be seen at 11:40 p.m. EST, won't be at the American studios, though. He'll appear via satellite from his concert at London's O2 Arena.

He will join other Grammy-winning and nominated entertainers on this year's show--Katy Perry, Ludacris, the Ting Tings, and T.I.

The Web site for the programme is


 

The New Year's show has been conceptualised and designed by acclaimed photographer and friend, David LaChapelle. It's a visual masterpiece expressing the high and low points of Elton's life.

 

In the UK, the concert will be broadcast live, beginning 11:15 p.m. on ITV1 in conjunction with Whizz Kid Entertainment. The show shall also go live on TV3 in Ireland - same time as ITV.
 
New Zealand's TVNZ will broadcast the show in primetime at 20:30 local time on New Year's Day. However, Sky Italia, TV2 Denmark and SolMusica in Spain won't air the event until the middle of January.