Hugh Jackman is opening the BRIT Awards 2019 (and, sure, that is an introductory sentence we by no means anticipated to put in writing).
The actor will channel his Greatest Showman character PT Barnum in a efficiency of ‘The Greatest Show’ – directed by The Greatest Showman director Michael Gracey – which can open this 12 months’s ceremony.
Hugh introduced the information himself in a video posted on his Instagram page, which you’ll take a look at beneath:
“Don’t inform anybody…preserve it to your self…however we’re opening the BRITs,” he says to his tour members.
“Why do not we work on ‘The Greatest Show’? For no cause…”
The information follows the announcement on the finish of final 12 months that the Logan actor will probably be touring Europe and the USA in spring 2019 along with his personal The Man. The Music. The Show. stage present.
He will carry out quite a few hits from The Greatest Showman and past.
Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa, Sam Smith and Rag’n’Bone Man, Jess Glynne and HER, The 1975, George Ezra, Little Mix and Ms Banks, and Jorja Smith are among the many different performers at this 12 months’s BRIT Awards.
Pink may also take to the stage, as she is awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award.
The BRIT Awards 2019 happen on February 20 on the O2 Arena in London – you may take a look at the remainder of this 12 months’s nominees right here.