This year marks the 25th anniversary of Brandy starring in the ABC television movie Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella way back in 1997. The spectacle took her career to a whole other level and associated her as a princess in the minds of many. That's why Disney tapped her last year to perform "Starting Now," the official song of their year-long Ultimate Princess Celebration. With this week marking World Princess Week at the Disney Parks, Brandy returns to perform the single at Disneyland Resort.
Unlike the music video released for the song last year, this new performance finds the singer in a more modern dress and look as she sings is front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland. She's all smiles and sparkle in a fuchsia dress and heels while scenes of Disney's many princess movies are projected onto the castle walls. The effervescence that we've come to know her for since her teen years is still there in this performance, with the singer expressing genuine moments of childlike glee — especially at the end when she mouths "yay" and does a celebratory pose.
In addition to this new performance video, you can also catch Brandy and the rest of the surviving cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella in the recent reunion special Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition Of 20/20 which is available to stream now on Hulu. But first, watch the sheer joy that radiates from Brandy as she performs "Starting Now" when you press play below.