Opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics featured a surprise appearance Friday from one of country music’s most recognized performers — Keith Urban. Urban joined globally recognized artists John Legend, Angélique Kidjo and Alejandro Sanz in a rendition of “Imagine,” the John Lennon classic released five decades ago.
Who sang imagine at the opening ceremony of the Olympics 2021?
John Legend Sings “Imagine” at the Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Who is singing at the Olympic opening ceremony?
The Tokyo Games finally got underway on Friday with an opening ceremony featuring Naomi Osaka, an empty stadium, and another star-studded performance of John Lennon’s “Imagine.” The ceremony included a video of John Legend and Keith Urban singing the utopian 1971 hit alongside Afropop artist Angélique Kidjo and Spanish …
Who performed at the opening ceremony 2021?
Afropop singer Angélique Kidjo, Spanish balladeer Alejandro Sanz, R&B star John Legend, and country singer-songwriter Keith Urban sang, representing Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania, respectively, with the moment arranged by none other than Hans Zimmer.
How long is the Olympic opening ceremony?
The celebration of the start of the games is expected to last about four hours, running from 7 a.m. ET to 11 a.m. ET. NBC and Olympics organizers have kept other details of the opening ceremony under wraps, including how many members of each nation’s delegation will be allowed to march.
What time is the opening ceremony for the Olympics?
When does the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony start? It starts at 8 p.m. Friday local time at the National Stadium in Tokyo.