WATCH: Sia Performing “Chandelier” On SNL (VIDEO)

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Sia SNL Chandelier

By Michael Lewittes


Sia SNL Chandelier


Sia performed her hit song “Chandelier” on this week’s “SNL” (video below). For her first song on “SNL” she sang “Electric Heart.” Once again for “Chandelier,” the camera-shy Sia hid her face behind a black visor as she sang the song. Instead, standing next to her was a mime, in full make up, signing the words while Sia sang.

In the video for “Chandelier, 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler, who appears on the show “Dance Moms,” spins, twirls, jumps, kicks, and dances around from room-to-room in an empty apartment. Surprisingly, even though Ziegler performed earlier on “SNL” when Sia sang “Elastic Heart,” the young dancer didn’t recreate her choreography for this performance of “Chandelier,” which she’s done numerous times on other TV programs like “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The song “Chandelier” and its video have been parodied a lot, including on “SNL.” On the October 25th episode of the show, in a sketch about an office Halloween party, Kate McKinnon and guest host Jim Carrey, both wore flesh-colored leotards and blonde wigs as they engaged in an extended dance-off.

“Chandelier” was the first single off Sia’s latest album 1000 Forms of Fear, and reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Check out the video below of Sia’s performance of “Chandelier” on “SNL,” and tell us what you think!

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