Hugh Jackman Opens the 2019 Brit Awards With ‘The Greatest Show’


Film star Hugh Jackman opened the 2019 Brit Awards on Wednesday (Feb. 20) with a efficiency of his theme from the hit musical The Greatest Showman, the bombastic "The Greatest Show." 

The peformance was predictably eye-popping and showstopping, with dozens of acrobats and backing dancers and different extras swarming the stage. At the attention of the storm was Jackman, sporting a silver go well with, and completely within the command of the encompassing insanity, his voice nonetheless carrying over all of the commotion.

A blockbuster success within the United States, the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman has carried out even higher within the U.Ok., the place it spend a staggering 28 weeks at No. 1 on the Official Charts Company's albums chart. "The Greatest Show" was additionally successful single on either side of the Atlantic, reaching No. 88 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 20 on the U.Ok. songs chart.

Jackman shall be hitting the street this summer season for his The Man. The Music. The Show. tour, performing tracks from Greatest Showman and different musicals he's acted in, backed by a dwell orchestra. You can see dates right here.