The second of four fireworks displays lit up the sky above the capital just as thousands of people were turned away from the Stirling celebrations due to high winds.
Party-goers briefly stopped dancing at 10pm to gaze upwards at the stunning red and gold display which enjoyed clear skies after a light rain in the early part of the evening.
She sang hits including ‘Not Fair’ and ‘LDN’, as the delighted crowd sang along. The stage was adorned with huge baby bottles, flashing lights and smoke machines.
Her performance was briefly halted for the countdown to midnight. Fireworks exploded off the side of the castle and lit up the sky in a spectacular 5-minute display.
She said: “This is the first time I’ve been to Edinburgh – I decided to come and visit friends and celebrate here this year.
“The atmosphere is incredible and it’s a great celebration before I head off.”
As the countdown to midnight began, cheering and fireworks could be heard as far away as Leith.
Sylvia Arza and Maurizio Cardenas travelled to the event from Mexico City.
Natpraparm Zigrino, 48, travelled 9,500km from Thailand to spend Hogmanay in Edinburgh with her daughter Joanna, who is a student.
Mrs Zigrino said: “I came over so that I could be with Joanna. She is in her 4th year at University and we don’t see her often.”
Vincent Chan, 22 from Malaysia, and pals Carrie Chung, 21, and Xi Shu, 22, from China, travelled to Edinburgh from Leeds university to join in the fun.
Vincent said: “Edinburgh is very beautiful – even more than we thought it was going to be. We’re mainly here for the street party and to see the fireworks.”