San Juan, Dec. 7 (EFE). Puerto Rican reggaetonist Daddy Yankee will be the guest musician who will orchestrate, from Puerto Rico, the historic year-end release of the most-watched on American TV: Rockin’s New Year’s Eve. Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022, it was announced Tuesday.
Puerto Rican singer and actress Roslyn Sanchez will be the co-host of the legendary first Spanish-language end-of-the-year countdown, according to ABC Television and MRC Live & Alternative, event organizers in a press release.
The event, which will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, will take place in the T-Mobile District, San Juan, and in partnership between the Convention District Authority, MRC Live & Alternative and Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s destination marketing organization.
“Roslyn Sanchez and Daddy Yankee are ambassadors for Puerto Rican art and music, and having them in the home is a privilege,” Mariela Vallens, director of the Convention District Authority, said in the statement.
“Without a doubt, it will be a historic night for everyone on the island and for the viewers because 2022 begins in Puerto Rico,” he added.
Meanwhile, Sanchez will be joined by other presenters, including host and executive producer Ryan Seacrest, who will for the 17th time headline the broadcast from Times Square in New York City alongside Lisa Koshy, who is attending the event for the first time.
During the special event, 500 years of the capital city of San Juan and the wonderful Christmas season of Puerto Rico, a time when the island’s vibrant culture, food, dance and music shine through with its festivities and local holidays, will be highlighted.
For his part, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico said, “This promotion will give an additional boost to the impressive recovery that the industry has seen this year, after the negative effects of covid-19 on the economy.” dean.
The event will be broadcast on December 31 from 21.00 (01.00 GMT) – local time – on ABC.
Last year, the event reached 18.4 million viewers and was ranked as the best music special of 2020, especially among the 18-49 year old population. EFE
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