Just 11 more days till BEAUTY AND THE BEAST arrives in theaters! To get excited for this much anticipated live version of the award winning animated classic, I’m sharing with you today the official music video of “Beauty and the Beast” from the film. Originally sung by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson, this time around, Ariana Grande and John Legend perform the updated melody for a new generation!
The song was written by lyricist Howard Ashman and composer Alan Menken for the animated feature. If you recall, the song was also sung by Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts) in the animated version. Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts in the 2017 version) will perform the song in the film as well.
“Beauty and the Beast” went on to win both a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song, as well as Grammy Awards for Best Song Written for Visual Media and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. The Celine Dion / Peabo Bryson version was also nominated for the Grammy Award for Record of the Year and the Grammy Award for Song of the Year!
Now onto the new version…
Beauty and the Beast Music Video
Beauty And The Beast Trailer
Also be sure to check out these BEAUTY AND THE BEAST coloring sheets. Simply download, print and enjoy!
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST arrives in theaters on March 17, 2017.
What do you think of the new version of the song “Beauty and the Beast”?
I was provided the information above as a blogger via Walt Disney Publications. All opinions are my own.