The Lion King's JD McCrary & Shahadi Wright Joseph Perform 'I Just Can't Wait To Be King' at ARDYs 2019

The Lion King's JD McCrary & Shahadi Wright Joseph Perform 'I Just Can't Wait To Be King' at ARDYs 2019

JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph sing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” at the 2019 ARDYs on Sunday night (June 16) at CBS Radford Studios in Studio City, Calif.

The Lion King co-stars, who play the voices of Young Simba and Young Nala in the upcoming Disney film, closed out the show with their performance.

While on the red carpet, JD wore a hoodie with a picture of Simba on the front, while Shahadi opted for a bright purple dress.

Also in attendance were Carson Leuders and Hayden Summerall, as well as American Idol‘s Laine Hardy and Gabby Barrett, who performed “The Climb” from Hannah Montana: The Movie and her own song “I Hope”.


JD McCrary & Shahadi Wright Joseph – ‘I Just Can’t Wait to Be King’

Click inside to see a clip of Gabby Barrett’s performance…


Gabby Barrett – ‘I Hope’ at 2019 ARDYs
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  • CuriousUser

    Nice I see what Simba and Nala will sound like as cubs in the live action reboot of The Lion King. Hopefully between now and the film’s release in nearly a month’s time, we’d also be able to find out the full song list, for instance with songs weren’t in the original animated film.