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Get ready to celebrate 2015 like it's 1989

Taylor Swift's New Year's Eve plans are set. In the midst of all the media attention surrounding the release of her new album 1989, the music superstar announced on ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday that she'll help ring in the New Year in her newly adopted hometown of New York City on this year's "New Year's Rockin' Eve" special. 

[Watch "GMA" interview here]

Swift last performed during the Times Square celebrations on the eve of 2013.  She says she's excited to be back on board for the event and is embracing her role as New York City's new "Welcome Ambassador."  

Taylor calls New York an "electric city" and an important landscape and location for the story of her life in the last few years.   

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