Twitter will buy Little Mermaid tickets after Halle Bailey's 'American Idol' performance

As Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid , Halle Bailey will soon be a part of everyone's world. The star sang "Part Of Your World" live for the first time during American Idol's Disney Night on May 14, and Twitter was left breathless.

For the show, Bailey traveled to the Disneyland sanctuary in Anaheim, California, to perform the song in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, wearing a frilly, fin-style blue gown with the famous castle on the back. ocean projection. she. After the show, Bailey revealed on Twitter that it was the first time she had performed "Part Of Your World" since filming the film, but that the picturesque setting actually posed some vocal challenges.

"Singing part of your world live for the first time since filming, thank you @AmericanIdol for giving me the opportunity to do it on stage at Disneyland," she wrote. "Singing in the cold when the parks close at 3am is no joke, but we did it! 11 days until everyone can watch the movie!"

Twitter said the effort was worth it, with users heaping praise on the singer and saying her singing would make them buy tickets to "The Little Mermaid."

Comments on YouTube were equally enthusiastic, with users calling Bailey's performance "mesmerizing" and praising her vocal skills in particular. "This is living proof why she was chosen as 'Ariel' in The Little Mermaid ," one commenter commented, with another adding, "Anyone who disagrees with her being chosen as Ariel Everyone needs to take a serious look at reality.”

Bailey has received critical acclaim at early screenings for her portrayal of Ariel ahead of the film's May 26 release. Variety critics called Bailey "phenomenal," while Best Picture Next praised her "gorgeous singing voice and empathetic charm." "The Little Mermaid" is directed by Rob Marshall and stars Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, Daveed Diggs as Sebastian, Javier Bardem as King Triton, and Awkwafina as Scatter , Jacob Tremblay stars as Flounder, who has become the subject of multiple Twitter memes.