December 09, 2011 13:40 ET Experts Count Down the Top New Year's Celebrations Fit for the Stars

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LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Dec 9, 2011) - Las Vegas takes center stage each year as celebrity socialites, celebrated artists and festive revelers ring in the New Year throughout a swarm of sparkling soirees. With the numerous star-studded affairs and party extravaganzas set to invade the Strip, this year the experts have stepped in to assist with planning the ultimate celebration countdown:

10. It's another year to keep up with the Kardashians, as the gang invades the Strip to help ring in the New Year. Kourtney Kardashian and beau, Scott Disick, will take over hosting duties at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris.

9. PEEPSHOW starlet Holly Madison will take over Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood Resort for a grand New Year's Eve bash. The celebration begins at 10 p.m.

8. Dance till the stroke of midnight with Chris Brown at PURE Nightclub inside Caesars Palace. Journey to the nightclub's outdoor area for the perfect spot to catch the Strip's dazzling fireworks display.

7. The night's going to be a great night with Fergie hosting the grand opening of Mirage's newest nightclub, 1OAK Las Vegas. The one-of-a-kind event will feature the sounds of DJ Jesse Marco beginning at 9 p.m.

6. Crank it up a notch with a party sure to rival even those in Times Square with the New Year's Eve Bridge Bash at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

5. Party rock until the break of dawn with LMFAO at Haze Nightclub. The dynamic duo will wiggle and shuffle with style into the New Year at this ARIA nightlife venue.

4. Celebrate with good, old-fashioned entertainment at the Second Annual Old School New Year's Eve Party at the Las Vegas Hilton. The party begins at 9:30 p.m. in the hotel's luxurious ballroom featuring timeless music, dancing and a champagne toast.

3. As the anticipation begins to build, The Bank throws a celebration of sizeable proportions with Grammy-winning musical artist, Bruno Mars.

2. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will marvel guests by starting the New Year on the right note with the legendary Stevie Wonder performing at The Chelsea.

1. Right before the stroke of midnight, raise your glasses high at LAX Nightclub with hip-hop artist, B.o.B.

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