A little more than half a year later, Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration is still in full swing!
Next week, ABC will air “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60” special to celebrate Disney’s innovative and inspirational creation with a star–studded Diamond Anniversary event. The show takes place in the heart of Hollywood at the Dolby Theater and Disneyland Park, including Sleeping Beauty Castle, Main Street U.S.A., and Cars Land. Dancing with the Stars’ dancer, Derek Hough will host and be the master of ceremonies.
Here’s a full list of the talent lineup who will be featured in the TV special:
- Jessie J opens the show with “When you Wish Upon A Star” from Pinocchio
- Fall Out Boy sings “I Wanna Be Like You” from The Jungle Book
- Bryce Dallas Howard introduces a first look at her upcoming Disney movie Pete’s Dragon
- Tori Kelly and Kermit the Frog perform “Rainbow Connection” from The Muppet Movie
- Priyanka Chopra introduces and shares a look at Disney’s newest park, Shanghai Disneyland
- Ne–Yo sings “Friend Like Me” from Aladdin
- Derek Hough and cast of dancers perform a big number to “Step in Time” from Mary Poppins with a special appearance by Disney Legend, Dick Van Dyke
- Acapella group, Pentatonix sings “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast
- Dancing with the Stars’ Witney Carson joins Derek Hough and dancers in a performance as part of Disneyland’s “Paint the Night” parade
- Harrison Ford introduces new footage/news of the upcoming Star Wars Lands coming to Disney Parks
- Jason Bateman and Ginnfer Goodwin introduce a clip from the upcoming Disney Animated Feature Zootopia, which they lend their voices to
- Little Big Town performs “Steve McQueen” at Cars Land at Disney California Adventure
- Elton John sings “Circle of Life” from The Lion King and “Wonderful Crazy Night” from his new album in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle
- Kelsea Ballerini performs “Part of Your World” from The Little Mermaid
- Idina Menzel sings “Let It Go” from Frozen at Disney California Adventure against the backdrop of “World of Color”
- Star Wars Orchestra
Other guest appearances include:
Alfonso Ribeiro, Ariel Winter, BB-8, Eric Stonestreet, Dame Helen Mirren, Hilary Duff, Jessica Alba, Jimmy Kimmel, John Stamos, Josh Gad, Julie Bowen, Kerry Washington, Kiefer Sutherland, Kristen Bell, Lupita Nyong’o, Neil Patrick Harris, Nolan Gould, Pink, Sabrina Carpenter, Sarah Hyland, Sofia Carson, Ty Burrell, Viola Davis, Zendaya, and Maddie Ziegler and The Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by music and artistic director, Gustavo Dudamel
Tune in for the two–hour special that airs on Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. EST/PST on ABC Television Network.
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