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Mandi Bierly
December 06, 2012 AT 02:00 PM EST

Phillip Phillips fans planning to stay home for New Year’s Eve now have a reason to choose Fox — the American Idol winner will play Fox’s New Year’s Eve Live!, along with Lifehouse. A host and additional performers will be announced for the 90-minute special, broadcasting live from Las Vegas starting at 11 p.m. ET on Dec. 31. And never fear, Fox cameras will also show the ball drop in New York City’s Times Square.

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