How Celebrities Plan To Ring In 2009
Posted on Wed Dec 31, 2008 08:05 AM PDT

Jennifer Aniston NYEComp200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Celebrities are traveling around the globe to celebrate the arrival of 2009.

Jennifer Aniston is heading south of the border with her best friend Courteney Cox Arquette and husband, David. The group will be soaking up the sun in the Mexican resort town of Los Cabos. Aniston's boyfriend, John Mayer, is reportedly set to join the group.

Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony are also enjoying a tropical holiday. The couple was spotted enjoying the balmy weather in Puerto Rico.

Other stars prefer the snow to the sun. A source tells X17online Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are spending the new year on slopes of Vail, Colorado.

Some celebrities are using the holiday to spend some time at home with their families. Pop singer Britney Spears is in her hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana. While in Kentwood, Britney will attend her brother Bryan's wedding on New Year's Day.

More than a few performers will be working this holiday weekend.

Paris Hilton reportedly will be paid $400,000 to host the Bongo Virus party at the Trademark club in Sydney. Tickets to the event cost $129.

Lindsay Lohan and girlfriend Samantha Ronson will be hosting an event at Mansion in Miami.

Teen superstars the Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift will be performing in New York City's Times Square during the annual ball drop.

And on the west coast, Disney star Miley Cyrus will be performing at a high school in Irvine, California. The school was awarded the concert after a student won a contest sponsored by MTV.

Las Vegas, always a popular New Year's eve destination, will have plenty of chances to party with a celebrity.

New parents Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz will headline the party at Pure nightclub inside Caesar's Palace, while Kim Kardashian and her sisters will be holding court at LAX.

Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are hosting an event at the Christian Audigier nightclub and over at the Bank inside Bellagio is where you'll find R&B star Usher. And Denise Richards and Lance Bass are hosting the event at Planet Hollywood's Prive featuring a performance by Run DMC.

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