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Bombastic! Hugh Jackman Opens Brit Awards 2019 With An Epic 'The Greatest Showman' Performance

Date February 22, 2019 15:30

The Greatest Showman was released in 2017 as an original musical. Hugh Jackman portrayed a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle in show business that became a worldwide sensation. It was impossible for the film academy to not recognize it at 2019 Brits Awards. But, how they presented it, is just fantastic.

Bombastic! Hugh Jackman Opens Brit Awards 2019 With An Epic 'The Greatest Showman' PerformanceGetty Images / Ideal Image

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The actor is just as gentle in real life as on screen. He went above and beyond for a 7-year-old Irish fan, Emma who missed his show in Dublin. Her mother, Jacqueline Cooney recorded her singing 'A Million Dreams' as a tribute to her idol. Miraculously, Hugh actually responded to it with kind regards.

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The performance to blow minds away

The Brits Awards 2019 raised the bar high as they started the ceremony with a big surprise. Hugh Jackman stood at the peak of a pyramidic platform of dancers. Everybody gasped with happiness as he performed the theme song from his megahit movie, The Greatest Showman. 

Bombastic! Hugh Jackman Opens Brit Awards 2019 With An Epic 'The Greatest Showman' PerformanceGetty Images / Ideal Image

Bombastic! Hugh Jackman Opens Brit Awards 2019 With An Epic 'The Greatest Showman' PerformanceGetty Images / Ideal Image

The stage vibed a circus-like theme as it was graced with brave fire eaters, talented trapeze artists, and amazing acrobats dancers. Hugh energetically moved towards the front, looking dapper in a silver tux. The 50-year-old heartthrob gave a flawless performance as eight acrobats swung on flimsy lengths of fabric only 40 feet above him. Jaw drops low!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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More of his awesomeness

Impressed so early? Hugh Jackman has learned and featured from the best in the music industry. Previously, he flaunted his singing skills by performing Any Moment Now with Barbara Streisand. The duet was released in  2016 and ever since then, nearly 1.5 million fans have broken the replay button on Youtube.

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