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Miley Cyrus and Ryan Seacrest appear on Dick Clarks New Years Rockin Eve with Ryan Seacrest in New York City on Dec. 31, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Ida Mae Astute / ABC

Miley Cyrus sealed her monumental 2013 with a New Year's kiss -- from Ryan Seacrest!

The singer, who performed as one of the music guests on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, spent the last remaining minutes of 2013 with Seacrest and fellow musicians Debbie Harry of Blondie and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis while counting down until midnight.

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Robin Thicke appears at the Berlin 2013 GQ Men of the Year Awards on Nov. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of James Coldrey/Action Press/startraksphoto.com

"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" is set to ring in the new year with performances by Robin Thicke and more.

Ryan Seacrest hosts "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" and Jenny McCarthy will once again join him in Times Squarein New York City for the celebration. Meanwhile, Fergie returns to host the west coast party on the show.


Miley Cyrus meets Beetlejuice?

The 20-year-old actress, "Hannah Montana" alum and singer may have been inspired by Tim Burton's iconic 1980s movie character when she wore a strapless, black and white striped jumper while visiting kids at the CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange, California on Friday, March 22. (Check out PHOTOS of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Lautner and Ryan Seacrest and the children at the event.)


Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough have reportedly called it quits after dating for more than two years.

The couple is currently living apart, People magazine reports. The magazine quotes sources close to the couple who claim both Seacrest's and Hough's work schedules proved to be a challenge for the pair.


Ryan Seacrest recently dodged wedding questions during an "American Idol" event.

The host appeared at the "Idol Across America" event on Friday, March 1, and was reluctant to answer questions about a possible wedding between him and girlfriend Julianne Hough, according to The Associated Press.

Taylor Swift performs in Times Square in New York City for ABCs Good Morning America on Oct. 23, 2012 to promote her new album Red. - Provided courtesy of Lou Rocco / ABC

Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and more are set to perform at "Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve 2013" on December 31.

The annual celebration is set to feature Swift as headliner of the New York City Times Square party where she'll be joined by performers Carly Rae Jepsen and Neon Trees, as well as returning hosts Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy. On the west coast, host Fergie will be joined by performers Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic, Pitbull and more.

Jennifer Aniston appears in an ad for Glaceau Smartwater, released on Sept. 18, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Glaceau Smartwater / youtube.com/user/drinksmartwater

Jennifer Aniston appears pregnant in a new commercial for Glaceau Smartwater, which also stars Ryan Seacrest and ABC talk show and 2012 Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel.

In the ad, which was released on September 18, Seacrest plays a TV news host. He introduces a segment showing mock security footage " leaked " from Aniston's home, which unveil "shocking revelations." In one black and white clip, she enters a kitchen and unwraps a velcro strap worn under a white T-shirt to reveal an enormous bare belly.

Julianne Hough appears on American Idol on April 25, 2012. - Provided courtesy of FOX

"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest told finalist Phillip Phillips during Wednesday's episode that his girlfriend Julianne Hough appears to have a crush on him, drawing laughs from the "Dancing With The Stars" alum and actress as the camera panned to her.

Phillips, a 21-year-old Georgia rocker, said he found the moment "soo funny." He is being touted as the heartthrob of the current 11th season of the FOX singing contest series and has drawn comparisons to Dave Matthews due to his raspy voice and guitar performances. He performed "The Stone" by Dave Matthews Band on Wednesday's show.

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Ryan Seacrest in an undated still from Foxs American Idol. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of Fox

Ryan Seacrest is helping to being "Draw Something," Zynga's popular tablet and mobile game, to television.

CBS has ordered a pilot, which would include celebrity and non-famous contestants competing in front of a live audience to earn cash prizes, while viewers would potentially also be able to play along at home, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Seacrest, whose production company is developing the project with Sony Pictures Television and Embassy Row, confirmed the news on his Twitter page.

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Ryan Seacrest and Dani Jonas and Kevin Jonas of Married to Jonas attend the E! Entertainment Televisions 2012 Upfront presentation at NYC Gotham Hall on Monday, April 30, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Larry Busacca / E! Entertainment

Forget the Kardashians - try keeping up with Ryan Seacrest.

The 37-year-old, who produces the famous family's hit reality shows for the E! cable channel, recently inked an extensive deal with NBCUniversal that will see him contribute to the "Today" show not only during the 2012 Summer Olympics, but also for the November presidential election and other special events, The New York Times reports. He is also set to produce another reality show - starring Kevin Jonas and his wife.


Ryan Seacrest says he was "always in awe" of his friend and "teacher" Dick Clark, who died on Wednesday at age 82.

Seacrest was made the co-host of Clark's annual ABC special "New Year's Rockin' Eve" after the TV personality suffered a stroke in December 2004. Clark was absent from that month's show but returned a year later and continued to co-host the special with Seacrest, who is now effectively his successor.

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Matt Lauer interviews Ryan Seacrest (pictured) on NBCs Today show on an episode that aired on April 4, 2012. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Ryan Seacrest is not replacing Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today" show anytime soon, despite recent rumors, but the "American Idol" and E! News host says he will cover the 2012 Summer Olympics for the network.

Seacrest, 37, made the announcement on the "Today" show on Wednesday, April 4, in a sit-down interview with Lauer, 54, who has co-hosted the NBC morning series since 1997. His contract is set to expire in December and it was >reported last year that Seacrest had met with show officials about possibly taking over his job.

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Ryan Seacrest in an undated still from Foxs American Idol. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of Fox

Ryan Seacrest might be moving to an earlier shift on a new network.

The host and producer reportedly had meetings with NBC executives earlier this week to discuss the possibility of joining "The Today Show" and replacing co-host Matt Lauer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest appear in a promotional photo for New Years Rockin Eve, whose 40th edition airs live on ABC on Dec. 31, 2011 at 8 p.m. ET. - Provided courtesy of ABC Dick Clark's 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' special marks its 40th anniversary in 2011.
Jennifer Lopez appears in a promotional photo for American Idol. - Provided courtesy of Tony Duran / FOX

Jennifer Lopez will return to "American Idol" next season to resume her role as a judge, Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe says.

The 42-year-old actress and singer has not commented. It was reported in late July that Lopez was close to finalizing a deal over the matter.


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