New Year's Eve Revelers Gather In Times Square Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to convene in Manhattan to watch the ball drop and see performances by stars such as Snoop Dogg, Sting and Paulina Rubio.
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WATCH: New Year's Eve Revelers Gather In Times Square

The New Year's Eve ball that will be lit and sent up a 130-foot pole atop One Times Square to mark the start of the 2019 new year in Times Square, New York. Julie Walker/AP hide caption

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The New Year's Eve ball that will be lit and sent up a 130-foot pole atop One Times Square to mark the start of the 2019 new year in Times Square, New York.

Julie Walker/AP

New Year's Eve parties have kicked off around the world, including the famous gathering in New York's Times Square.

Hundreds of thousands of revelers are expected to gather there to watch the ball drop and ring in 2019 — and this year, according to the organizers, it's covered in 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles.

They'll also watch performances by stars such as Snoop Dogg, Sting, Bebe Rexha, Paulina Rubio, New Kids on the Block and Christina Aguilera. You can watch for yourself below or by clicking here: