2ND UPDATE, 2 PM: Katy Perry, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, the Muppets, Tituss Burgess, Sabrina Carpenter, Lang Lang and pros from Dancing with the Stars are the latest additions to The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II. the ABC special airing on Mother’s Day. See a list of scheduled performances below.
UPDATE, MAY !: ABC has announced the first round of musical performers for The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II. Those who will be joining from their living room studios and kitchen stages for the Mother’s Day special are Chloe x Halle, Billy Eichner, Hayley Erbert, Halsey, Josh Gad, Donald Glover, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Idina Menzel, Miguel, Keke Palmer, Ben Platt, Seth Rogen, Anika Noni Rose, Walter Russell III, Rebel Wilson, Shakira, and Disney on Broadway stars Merle Dandridge, Heather Headley, Adam Jacobs, Caissie Levy, Kara Lindsay, Kevin Massey and Josh Strickland.
PREVIOUS, April 29: On the heels of stellar ratings for the inaugural The Disney Family Singalong, ABC has set a follow-up special for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, at 7 PM EDT.
Hosted again by Ryan Seacrest, the special will include “all-new star-studded performances, inventive at-home choreography and even more Disney magic,” according to ABC. “The animated Mickey also returns to guide the on-screen lyrics. Celebrity guests and performance details will be announced soon.
The follow-up special will be used to raise awareness about Feeding America’s “vast network and resources for people in the country who are finding themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19”, the network says.
The Disney Family Singalong on April 16 topped the night with a 2.6 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and 10.30 million viewers. The special featured stars including Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Alan Menken, Elle Fanning, Josh Groban, Darren Criss, Tori Kelly, Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Auliʻi Cravalho, Luke Evans, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Little Big Town, Donny Osmond, Thomas Rhett, Amber Riley and John Stamos.
The follow-up special will air as part of ABC’s Sunday Night programming block, followed by a new remote episode of American Idol airing at 8 PM EDT. The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II will then be available to stream on Disney+ in the days that follow (date tbd).
The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II is produced by Done+Dusted. Executive producers include Done+Dusted’s Hamish Hamilton, Katy Mullan and Raj Kapoor.
Here is the lineup for The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II, for which the Muppets will do a curtain-raiser and Burgess will provide a vocal warmup:
“A Whole New World” – Idina Menzel and Ben Platt
“Almost There” – Chloe x Halle and Anika Noni Rose
“Baby Mine” – Katy Perry
“Beauty and the Beast” – John Legend and Jennifer Hudson
“Hakuna Matata” – Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner feat. Donald Glover and Walter Russell III
“Part of Your World” – Halsey
“Poor Unfortunate Souls” – Rebel Wilson
“Remember Me” – Miguel feat. Christina Aguilera
“Step in Time” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” – Derek Hough, Julianne Hough and Hayley Erbert
“Try Everything” – Shakira
“When I Am Older” – Josh Gad
“You’ll Be in My Heart” – Disney on Broadway stars Merle Dandridge, Heather Headley, Adam Jacobs, Caissie Levy, Kara Lindsay, Kevin Massey and Josh Strickland
“Your Mother and Mine” – Sabrina Carpenter feat. Lang Lang
“Zero to Hero” – Keke Palmer feat. “Dancing with the Stars” Pros Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Witney Carson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson, Sasha Farber and Emma Slater