New Year’s Eve party report: Jersey Shore hits NYC; Fergie and Josh Duhamel kiss in Las Vegas

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While we at The Ministry hope you were drenched in confetti and kissing a loved one when the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, we’ve got the scoop on where the stars toasted 2010.

Although we told you Thursday that the likes of Lady Gaga and Nicole Richie would be hosting their own bashes across the country, a few surprises popped up in between the hyped happenings -- like the spontaneous showing of MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’ cast at New York’s Tenjune nightclub.


Snooki and her lovable gang sipped from a magnum of champagne alongside club owners Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum, as rapper Ron Browz performed his track ‘Pop Champagne.’

In Las Vegas, Fergie and Josh Duhamel made a united front, hitting the club LAX with her band the Black Eyed Peas. After the countdown, the two shared a passionate kiss.

Over at the Bank nightclub, fellow couple and parents-to-be Robin Thicke and Paula Patton celebrated with a set from Thicke and special guest Leona Lewis, while Robin’s dad, actor Alan, watched.
In steamy St. Barths, Perez Hilton reports, Orlando Bloom and his model gal Miranda Kerr got down with Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who hired Gwen Stefani to perform at a private affair.

In Miami, Lady Gaga drew a younger crowd, including Hayden Panettiere, spotted canoodling with ‘Entourage’ star Kevin Connolly, and Chace Crawford, belting out the singer’s hits like ‘Bad Romance.’

[Updated at 8 a.m. Jan. 2: In L.A., stars hit Bardot for a little Hollywood glamour. Managing partner Jason Scoppa hosted actor Emile Hirsch, funnyman Jonah Hill as well as Whitney Port, Mischa Barton and Shane West for a multiple-DJ set. An onlooker tells us Port couldn’t stop dancing and Hill was tres preoccupied with a blond.] Who do you think had the best New Year’s bash? Tell us in comments!

-- Matt Donnelly

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