This Sunday’s Disney Night episode of American Idol was an extra special event, as it included an appearance from none other than the star of the upcoming live-action The Little Mermaid movie!
In anticipation of the film’s May 26 debut, the talented Halle Bailey graced the Idol stage with a live performance of “Part of Your World”. This iconic song beautifully encapsulates her character’s yearning to experience life above the sea as a human.
The cast of The Little Mermaid includes several noteworthy names. Javier Bardem will be portraying the formidable King Triton, a staunch opponent of humanity. Daveed Diggs takes on the role of the ever-anxious crab, Sebastian. Meanwhile, Awkwafina brings to life the quirky, collectibles-loving bird Scuttle. Jacob Tremblay will be the lovable and incredibly realistic Flounder, with Jonah Hauer-King as the charming Prince Eric. Last but not least, Melissa McCarthy will be stepping into the tentacles of the story’s de facto heroine, the unique and formidable sea-witch Ursula.
To witness the magic of Halle Bailey’s enthralling performance of “Part of Your World”, simply check out the video above. Let yourself be transported into the captivating and enchanting universe of Disney.