Cynthia Erivo and Jason Derulo, superstars of music, stage and screen, celebrated America's birthday in a special concert capping off the 2020 Wawa Welcome America festival.
Watch the concert in the video above or here.
The concert, which took place without an audience for physical distancing, was performed at The Met Philadelphia in North Philadelphia. NBC10 provided you a front-row seat to all of the fun! NBC10 and Telemundo62 are the official media partners of Wawa Welcome America.
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Erivo, a Tony and Grammy award-winning actress and singer, performed with The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, conducted by Terell Stafford.
Erivo hails from the United Kingdom. She burst onto the scene in the London and New York stage productions of "The Color Purple." She made the leap to film and television starring in "The Outsiders" on HBO and as Harriet Tubman in Focus Features' "Harriet", among others. Erivo's performances have garnered her Tony, Emmy and Grammy awards and SAG and Oscar nominations.
Erivo shared the Independence Blue Cross stage with Derulo, the multi-platinum singer, songwriter and dancer. Derulo began his career writing songs for Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Diddy and more. Since then, he's had 11 platinum singles, four of which reached number 1 on the Top 40 charts, including “Want to Want Me,” “Whatcha Say,” "In My Head," "Ridin' Solo," "Don't Wanna Go Home" and "It Girl."
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