Bobby Bones, Thomas Rhett & Little Big Town To Appear On ‘The Disney Family Singalong’
Bobby Bones, Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town are among the artists confirmed to appear on the just-announced ABC special,…
Bobby Bones; Photo by Taylor Kelly, Thomas Rhett; Photo by John Shearer
Bobby Bones, Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town are among the artists confirmed to appear on the just-announced ABC special, The Disney Family Singalong.
Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the one-hour television event will celebrate “family, music and the love of all thing Disney.” The country stars will be joined by Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Auliʻi Cravalho, Luke Evans, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Kenny Ortega, Donny Osmond, Amber Riley, John Stamos, and many more in singing their favorite Disney tunes from their homes.
The celebrities will take on songs from Disney classics like Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Toy Story as well as fan favorites such as Moana, Frozen and High School Musical.
“If there’s something that we’ve all learned in the past few weeks, it’s to cherish every moment and the importance of connection, whether through laughter, stories or music. We hope that we can help create some new unforgettable moments in everyone’s home in a way that only the magic of Disney can,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment.
Throughout the show, special PSAs from talent across Walt Disney Television will air to raise awareness about Feeding America to assist those facing hunger due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fans can visit FeedingAmerica.org/FeedTheLove to learn more about Feeding America’s COVID-19 response and how to locate local food banks for help.
The Disney Family Singalong will air Thursday, April 16 at 8 pm ET on ABC.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.