On Oct. 10, Cynthia Erivo and Adam Lambert joined the star-studded 2020 Carousel of Hope Ball in an effort to lift funds for medical care and diabetes analysis on the Barbara Davis Center For Diabetes. Whereas the occasion was crammed with quite a lot of performances from the likes of Josh Groban, Sam Smith, and Andrea Bocelli, Erivo and Lambert’s efficiency of “I Knew You Have been Ready (For Me)” was the true spotlight of the evening.
The track’s authentic duo, Aretha Franklin and George Michael, can be happy with Erivo and Lambert’s unimaginable vocals — their duet definitely did the track justice. Although Lambert and Erivo could not be in the identical room, their efficiency nonetheless had a enjoyable ’80s really feel and some intelligent nods to the unique music video. It was actually touching to see Franklin, Erivo, Michael, and Lambert all on display screen collectively. You’ll be able to watch their full efficiency beginning on the 4:57 mark above.