Massive Sparkling New Year's Eve Ball Hoisted Back Atop Its Perch On One Times SquareThere was a countdown and cheering as the massive ball made its ascent. Well above the crossroads of the world, the ball featuring 32,256 LED lights will continue its light show throughout the new year.
Test Drop Done, Police Stake Out Positions As Countdown To New Year's BeginsThe ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.
Cruz To Perform 'Imagine' During New Year's CelebrationMulti-platinum recording artist Taio Cruz will perform his own hit, "Falling in Love," as well as one of John Lennon's – "Imagine" during the Times Square New Years' Eve celebration.

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