Darren Criss To Host ‘The Queen Family Singalong’ TV Special

Artists invited to participate include Adam Lambert, Fall Out Boy, JoJo Siwa, and more.

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Darren Criss — Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia
Darren Criss — Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

ABC has announced The Queen Family Singalong, the fourth installment of its successful Singalong franchise, with Emmy Award-winning actor and singer-songwriter Darren Criss set to host, airing Thursday, November 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT).

With this special, one-night-only event, ABC is inviting friends and family from around the country to gather in their living rooms, crank up the volume, and rock out for an hour of killer Queen hits, performed by musical artists the whole family knows and loves.

The Queen Family Singalong performances include the following artists:

Adam Lambert – “The Show Must Go On”
Derek Hough featuring Alexander Jean – “Another One Bites the Dust”
Fall Out Boy – “Under Pressure”
Jimmie Allen featuring Miss Piggy – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”
JoJo Siwa and Orianthi – “We Will Rock You”
OneRepublic – “We Are the Champions”
Pentatonix – “Somebody to Love”

Additional performances are set to be announced at a later date.

In a celebration of Broadway’s reopening, Disney Theatrical Production’s Broadway cast members from The Lion King and Aladdin will come together to perform what will surely be a showstopping version of “Don’t Stop Me Now.” Performers include Milo Alosi, Tia Altinay, Lissa DeGuzman, Bonita Hamilton, Mduduzi Madela, Brandon McCall, Michael James Scott, and Adrienne Walker.

The Disney Family Singalong premiered in April 2020 as TV’s highest-rated show among Adults 18-49 on any network on any night since ABC’s 2020 broadcast of The Oscars. The three editions of “The Disney Family Singalong” drew in a combined 29.9 million Total Viewers after 35 days of delayed viewing on linear and digital platforms.

The Queen Family Singalong is produced by Done+Dusted. Executive producers include Patrizia Di Maria, RJ Durell, Nick Florez, Hamish Hamilton, Raj Kapoor, and Katy Mullan.

Earlier this month, Carnaby Street’s newest addition ‘Queen The Greatest’ store launched the first of four limited editions 7” Vinyl releases.

With only 1,000 copies in circulation – 500 available in-store and 500 online – the tracks on each of the records have been personally chosen by Brian May and Roger Taylor with the A-side representing a hit song and the B-side a deep cut written by each individual band member.

Explore limited edition Queen vinyl and merch at the Queen The Greatest Pop-Up Store.

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