Partygoers all over the world ushered in the new year in their own way with some heading to noisy concerts while others witnessing spectacular fireworks and celebrations at special new year gatherings. Meanwhile, social media was abuzz with post from their favorite celebrity celebrations on New Year's eve.
IB Times UK takes a look at how some of our favourite celebrities rang in the new year.
Modern family star Sofia Vergara was in a party mood and posted this picture of herself all dressed up for the event.
Legally Blonde actress Reese Witherspoon went all goofy posting her selfie with these 2016 goggles.
Former English footballer David Beckham posted these adorable pictures with his wife and kids while celebrating a quiet new year.
Brazilian footballer Neymar ushered in 2016 with his band of boys.
The immensely popular Taylor Swift, who always has some post to look forward to, gave posting on New Year's Eve a miss this time. But she did post a screenshot from the newly released video to her single Out of the Woods.
Real Madrid star player Cristiano Ronaldo wished his followers on the new year with this quiet dinner party picture.
Jenifer Lopez looked all decked up for a New Year party in this stunning picture.
Country singer Luke Bryan posted this picture of himself performing at the Times Square in New York. A host of singers performed at the Square before Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Evewent live on new Year's eve.
Demi Lovato also accompanied Luke Bryan at the Times Square performance.
Boyband One Direction's performance was one of the most awaited for the night at Times Square.
Ariana and Frankie Grande share their brother-sister moment one last time before welcoming the new year.
International pop star Shakira posted this picture with her parents on the quiet dinner they enjoyed on New Year's Eve. She also posted a collage with pictures of her son and husband Gerard Pique trying to capture the year gone by.
Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale seemed comfortable in welcoming the new year in her pyjamas.
Elton John posted this picture of his boys and himself enjoying the snow on New Year's Eve.
X-men actor Hugh Jackman wished everyone a great 2016 while being one of the very first people to welcome the news year in Australia.
And the much-loved Justin Beiber posted this picture just hours before welcoming the new year.