Officials have tested the all important ball drop ahead of tonight's New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.
Every year, a crystal ball slides down a pole above the New York landmark during the countdown.
This year will see performances by Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera.
Margaret Atwood, Twiggy and Philip Pullman have all been listed in the UK New Year's Honors list.
Atwood, author of "The Handmaid's Tale", which is now a hit TV series, is being honored for her services to literature. Model Twiggy is to receive a damehood and author Philip Pullman will become a "Sir" after receiving a knighthood.
Other honorees include Christopher Nolan and Thandie Newton.
"Aquaman" is still leading the pack at the U.S. box office.
It held onto first place, adding an estimated $51.6 million over the weekend. "Mary Poppins Returns" was second with $28 million, while "Bumblebee" settled in third with $20.5 million.