New Year 2015
The New Year's Eve ball drop at Times Square

The famous New Year's Eve ball drop at Times Square will take place in New York City tonight, 31 December, 2014, and for those who will not be able to witness the high-on-energy annual event – can view it online via live stream.

The exciting line-up of events comprise state-of-the-art lighting and raising of the New Year's Eve Ball at 6pm ET, hourly countdowns, live musical performances by Taylor Swift, Enrique Iglesias and One Direction, reports Inquisitr.

Musical performances by Nick Jonas, Train, Brantley Gilbert, Elton John and other artists will also be staged on the occasion.

Times Square NYC - the official site for all things Times Square, has partnered with Ustream this year to bring you a live, interactive New Year's Eve Ball drop experience.

Watch the show live online on IB Times UK [video stream below] or on the following free live stream sites: or The live webcast starts at 6pm EST on 31 December, 2014.

You can also watch the entire event on your smartphone or tablet/iPad.

Ring in 2015 with the free Times Square Ball Drop app available on iTunes or Google Play. The app features a live mobile stream of New Year's Eve at Times Square.