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Mariah Carey covers David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ during uplifting medley

Mariah Carey has done something heroic.

Or, rather, she’s done something for heroes. During the Robin Hood foundation and iHeartRadio’s “Heroes of New York” event Tuesday night, she performed a special medley dedicated to the “thousands of heroes in New York who did their part to help put our great city back on the road to full recovery,” she said in the video that accompanied the tunes.

The performance featured a combination of Carey’s 1993 hit “Hero,” David Bowie’s 1977 classic “Heroes” and the traditional hymn “Joy to the World.” Carey stood in front of a microphone, a gray wall behind her decorated with holiday lights, accompanied by a piano (and, for “Joy,” a virtual choir) and gave a powerful, moving performance that’ll easily have you in tears.

“Seven months ago, New York had its back against the wall,” she said just ahead of launching into the songs. “Our neighbors

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Justin Bieber Joined by Shawn Mendes for ‘Monster’ as He Performs a Medley of Hits at 2020 AMAs

You better Belieb!



a person standing on a stage: Fellow Canadians Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes released their new duet on Friday


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Fellow Canadians Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes released their new duet on Friday

On Sunday night, Justin Bieber was joined by Shawn Mendes as he opened the 2020 American Music Awards with a medley of his latest songs.

The pop star, 26, kicked off his set with a performance of “Lonely,” his single released with Benny Blanco last month. He then transitioned into a high-energy performance of “Holy” — complete with light-up crosses and a gospel choir — before being joined by Mendes, 22, to sing their new duet, “Monster.”

During their brooding performance, Bieber and Mendes sang about their shared experiences as child stars turned adult musicians in front of a forest backdrop.

Check out PEOPLE’s full AMAs coverage to get the latest news on one of music’s biggest nights.

This marks the first time Bieber has graced the AMAs stage since

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Nelly to perform medley at 2020 American Music Awards

Nelly and Bell Biv DeVoe are set to perform medleys at the 2020 American Music Awards.



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Nelly

The ‘Hot In Herre’ rapper is set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his seminal debut album, ‘Country Grammar’, by performing the record’s hit singles ‘Country Grammar’, ‘E.I.’ and ‘Ride Wit Me’ at the ceremony on November 22.

It’s also been announced that the hip-hop group Bell Biv DeVoe – comprising Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe – will perform their popular tracks, ‘Do Me!’ and ‘Poison’.

The likes of Bad Bunny, BTS, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Lil Baby and Megan Thee Stallion are also set to perform on the night.

Taraji P. Henson is hosting the event for the first time on ABC, having previously overseen the BET Soul Train Awards in 2009 and 2010 and the Black Girls Rock! Show in 2017 for the network.

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122 Performers Come Together For Virtual RAGTIME Medley

The medley’s five songs include the Ragtime Prologue, Make Them Hear You, Till We Reach that Day, Back to Before, and Wheels of a Dream. 

VIDEO: 122 Performers Come Together For Virtual RAGTIME Medley

NYC-based actor and A.M.D.A. alumni, Conor Stepnowski, assembled and directed over 120 actors and musicians to perform in a completely virtual medley of five songs from the Tony award winning musical Ragtime.

This comes in light of the recent events unfolding in our nation surrounding the pandemic and the presidential election, as well as the outcry for equality for all Americans and growing support for the Black Lives Matter movement,

With music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, orchestrations by William David Brohn, sound engineering/mixing by Neil McLinden, and the arrangement by director, Stepnowski, and music director, Brian Sweeney, this cast breathes new life into this epic Broadway masterpiece.

Watch the full video below!

The medley’s five songs include the Ragtime Prologue, Make Them

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Shawn Mendes Talks ‘Wonder’, Camila Cabello and Performs Medley on ‘Fallon’: Watch

The pandemic has been kind to Shawn Mendes.

The Canadian pop star was the musical guest on The Tonight Show, where he performed a medley of new songs, cut some moves on stage and showed off his new lockdown locks.

Mendes is on a roll, with his first three studio albums all hitting No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, an achievement he managed by the age of 20. Now he’s a seasoned industry professional at just 22, and he’ll hope to continue that chart streak with his fourth studio album, Wonder, due out Dec. 4.

On Wednesday, the singer dished up two new works from it, “Intro,” which he performed at the piano, and the title track, “Wonder,” an epic number with touches of gospel which he performed with a full band.

“I wonder what it’s like to be loved by you,” he sang, bouncing

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