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‘American Idol’ Hosts ‘Disney Night’ on Sunday, May 14, 2023

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Celebrate the magic of Disney on this weekend’s “American Idol,” as the Top 5 contestants perform Disney classics live from Disneyland Resort, and America votes for the Top 3.

The Guests

Actress Sofia Carson will serve as the mentor for the contestants during the upcoming “Disney Night” episode.

Grammy-winning, Tony and Emmy-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will open the show with a special rendition of “When You Wish Upon a Star” from “Pinocchio.”

And Halle Bailey, who plays Ariel in the upcoming live-action “The Little Mermaid,” will also perform “Part of Your World” during the show.

The Songs

Contestants Colin Stough, Megan Danielle, Iam Tongi, Wé Ani, and Zacharia Smith will take the stage twice on “Disney Night” to perform one classic Disney song and one song from a newer Disney film.

Here is the scheduled song list:

Wé Ani

  • “Into the Unknown” from Frozen II
  • “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus from Hannah Montana: The Movie

Megan Danielle

  • “Carried Me With You” from Onward
  • “You Can’t Stop the Girl” by Bebe Rexha from Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Zachariah Smith

  • “Just Can’t Wait to be King” from The Lion King
  • “Life is a Highway” from Cars

Colin Stough

  • “Real Gone” from Cars
  • “Nobody Knows” by The Lumineers, from Pete’s Dragon

Iam Tongi

  • “Lava” from Lava
  • “Father and Son” by Cat Stevens from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

How to Watch

“Disney Night” on “American Idol” airs live coast to coast on ABC this Sunday, May 14, at 8pm ET/5pm PT.

But the big question is…what Disney character will Katy Perry dress as? What are your guesses? Let us know in the comments!

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