Following two performances, Nelly returned to the stage to perform his latest single “Lil Bit” during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on Thursday (Dec. 31). The song originally features Florida Georgia Line but they weren’t present for this performance.
Earlier in the show, the rapper also performed “Country Grammar,” “Dem Boyz,” “E.I.,” “Ride Wit Me” and his smash hit “Hot In Here.”
“Lil Bit” is a track that appears on Nelly’s upcoming country-inspired EP, The Heartland.
— New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (@RockinEve) January 1, 2021
The 49th annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve also featured performances from Jennifer Lopez, Billy Porter, Cyndi Lauper, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Saweetie, 24KGoldn feat. Iann Dior, Ella Mai, Machine Gun Kelly, En Vogue, Maluma, Lewis Capaldi, Brandy, Noah Cyrus, Jimmie Allen, JP Saxe, Julia Michaels and more.
Co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest alongside Lucy Hale, Ciara and Billy Porter, The live New Year’s Eve special aired live from New York City and Los Angeles on Thursday, December 31 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC. Following a break for the local news broadcast, the special returned from 11:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. EST for the iconic ball drop.