Here’s the Musical Performance Everyone Was Waiting For

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March 2 2014 11:54 PM

Here’s the Musical Performance Everyone Was Waiting For

Regardless of who wins at tonight’s Oscars, here’s the one musical performance everyone was waiting for: Frozen’s “Let It Go,” sung by Broadway star and Frozen voice actress Idina Menzel.

Or, as John Travolta referred to her, "Adele Dazeem":  

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In addition to providing an instant classic mispronunciation, the song was also enough to make songwriter Robert Lopez the youngest ever EGOT.

Read all Slate’s coverage of the 2014 Academy Awards.

Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer. 

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