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Idina Menzel Sings Frozen's 'Let It Go,' Melts Hearts at the Oscars | Idina Menzel

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Idina Menzel Sings Frozen's 'Let It Go,' Melts Hearts at the Oscars

Originally posted 03/02/2014 11:50PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Idina Menzel admitted that she was nervous before performing Best Original Song winner "Let It Go" at the Oscars on Sunday, but she hid it well as she belted out the Frozen hit – and scored a standing ovation.

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Oscar Excitement: Who to Follow on Hollywood's Big Weekend

Oscar Excitement: Who to Follow on Hollywood's Big Weekend

Originally posted 02/28/2014 04:10PM

From the red carpet to the ceremony to the after parties, PEOPLE will bring you all the Academy Awards action. For the ultimate Oscar experience, grab your remote, your iPhone – even your laptop – and get behind-the-scenes access and witty commentary from Instagram (peoplemag) and Twitter (@peoplemag) while you watch Hollywood's biggest night.

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Watch GMA's Massive Nationwide 'Let It Go' Sing-Along

Originally posted 02/26/2014 12:00PM

Idina Menzel is set to perform "Let It Go" at the Oscars, and she got the practice of her life Wednesday morning, singing the Frozen showstopper on Good Morning America as part of a massive nationwide sing-along.

After Menzel kicked things off in Times Square, the Broadway star turned the song over to a trio of costumed Frozen fans, clad in full Elsa attire. Soon the entire New York City crowd – anchors George Stephanopoulos, Ginger Zee and Laura Spencer, singing along with hundreds of spectators – got in on the fun.

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Susan Boyle's Asperger's Diagnosis Brings Out the Best in Fans

Susan Boyle's Asperger's Diagnosis Brings Out the Best in Fans

Originally posted 12/14/2013 07:45AM

A gifted singer's lifelong struggle with a mystery setback is at long last properly diagnosed, and readers respond with love and support.

Conversely, a new-generation star doesn't quite measure up to the late screen legend she so loves to emulate.

Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, and angry – to wow.

To tell us what you think of what's going on in the news, click on the appropriate icon appearing at the bottom of every story.

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Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel Separate | Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs

Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Separate

Originally posted 12/11/2013 08:05PM

After a decade of marriage, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have separated, PEOPLE confirms.

"Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time," reps for the couple tell PEOPLE exclusively. "Their primary focus and concern is for their son. We ask that you respect their privacy during this time."

Diggs – who is currently starring in The Best Man Holiday – and Menzel, both 42, met as costars in the original production of the Broadway musical Rent in the mid-1990s. They married in 2003 and had a son, Walker, in September 2009.

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Will You Warm to Frozen? PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From Frozen to Mandela

Originally posted 11/27/2013 04:15PM

Send the kids to Frozen and the adults to Homefront for a satisfying holiday weekend, says PEOPLE's critic.

Here's what to see and what to skip in movie theaters this Thanksgiving.

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Idina Menzel: Taye Diggs and I Work at Our Marriage | Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs

Idina Menzel: Taye Diggs and I Work at Our Marriage

Originally posted 04/20/2013 09:25PM

"I'm not going to glamorize it or glorify it – we go through tough times like everybody else, but we love each other very much," the actress tells PEOPLE

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PHOTO: Meet Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel's Son | Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs


PHOTO: Meet Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel's Son

Originally posted 09/15/2009 06:30PM

Is he a Broadway baby in the making? Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel offered fans a glimpse of son Walker, 2 weeks, in a family portrait released Tuesday.

Walker – the first child for the Rent stars – was born on Sept. 2.

Menzel and Diggs, both 38, met while starring in the 1996 Broadway production of Rent. They wed in January 2003.

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Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Welcome a Son | Taye Diggs


Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Welcome a Son

Originally posted 09/03/2009 12:10PM

It's a boy for Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel. The couple welcomed a son, Walker Diggs, on Wednesday, the couple's reps confirm to PEOPLE.

"Mother, father and son are all doing well," the reps said in a statement.

The Broadway belters announced the pregnancy in March, later sharing that the baby was a boy.

Although they had a few names in mind, Diggs said they were waiting to make a final decision.

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Taye Diggs Is Ready to Meet His Baby Boy | Taye Diggs


Taye Diggs Is Ready to Meet His Baby Boy

Originally posted 08/05/2009 02:45PM

Eagerly awaiting the birth of their son early next month, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have picked out just about everything he is going to need – except a name.

"We have a spot in New York and one [in Los Angeles]," the Private Practice star told PEOPLE during a recent visit to the show's set. "[Idina] has both nurseries done. She did them herself, painted them, and today she's putting together a bassinet. We've picked out our doula. My wife is so on it!"

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