Carrie Underwood sings "The Sound of Music" live in concert
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
– Carrie Underwood will singing "The Sound of Music," joining the likes of Elton John, Fergie and Mary J. Blige in a live concert Dec. 2 in Los Angeles that will focus on music in film.
The live concert will be a show - "Movies Rock" - on television Dec. 7.
Performances will include Beyonce singing "Somewhere Over the
Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz, Fergie and Jennifer Hudson offering "Live And Let Die" and "Goldfinger" from the James Bond films while Blige and John Legend will sing "As Time Goes By" from Casablanca. Composer John Williams will lead an orchestra in a
medley of his original scores, and Elton John will honor the music from
"We wanted to create an extraordinary show that would pay tribute to
the indelible impact music has on film," said Richard Beckman, president of
Conde Nast Media Group. "It heightens the mood, drives the narrative and
brings a story to life. At Movies Rock today's most talented artists will
bring their own magic to some of movie's most iconic music moments along
side Hollywood's most esteemed talent both in front of and behind the
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