Big & Rich Join Clark’s Rockin’ Eve

Big & Rich will tape a portion of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2005 to air Dec. 31 on ABC. The country duo will appear both before and after the famous ball drops in Times Square in New York City. Ashlee Simpson will co-host the show with Clark. Other musical guests include Los Lonely Boys, Ciara, Earth Wind & Fire, Fabolous, Kenny G, Billy Idol and Simple Plan.