Sophie Ellis-Bextor to Perform “Murder on the Dancefloor” at 2024 BAFTA Awards

by Patria

In an exciting revelation, BAFTA has confirmed that the renowned British singer-songwriter Sophie Ellis-Bextor is slated to grace the stage at the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards with a live rendition of her 2001 chart-topping hit, “Murder on the Dancefloor.”

The resurgence of “Murder on the Dancefloor” gained momentum after its inclusion in the British film “Saltburn,” a creation of Emerald Fennell, who served as the film’s writer, director, and producer. This musical interlude emerged as one of the most buzzed-about moments in cinema this year, transforming into a viral sensation and propelling the song back into international music charts, a remarkable 22 years after its initial release.

The pop dancefloor classic has experienced a remarkable revival, capturing the attention of both seasoned enthusiasts and a new generation of fans. The track has become a trending audio backdrop for millions of videos on popular social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok. Additionally, “Murder on the Dancefloor” has achieved new milestones on global music platforms like Spotify, YouTube, and TikTok, particularly in the United States, where it secured a debut on the prestigious Billboard Top 100 and continues to climb.

The grandeur of this musical comeback is set to unfold on the UK’s most significant night in cinema, hosted by the charismatic David Tennant. The 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards are scheduled to take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on February 18. Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s live performance during the ceremony promises audiences at home an unforgettable night of entertainment.

For those unable to attend in person, the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards will be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer, reaching a global audience through BritBox International in the USA, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and South Africa, as well as BBC Australia and Britbox in Australia. The broadcast will extend its reach to NOVA Bulgaria, NOVA Greece, Turner Spain, Canal Plus, with more territories set to be confirmed. Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s performance is poised to be a highlight of an evening dedicated to celebrating excellence in the world of film.

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