*”Annie” star Quvenzhane Wallis graced the stage of “Dancing with the Stars” to perform the musical hit, “It’s a Hard Knock Life” from the 2014 remake.
The youngest Academy Award-nominated actress was joined by a crew of talented young dancers to perform on the season finale of “DWTS.”
Willow Smith was originally supposed to play Annie, but she later dropped out. Her father Will stay on as a producer with Jay Z who sampled “It’s a Hard Knock Life” on his hit, “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem).”
Wallis along with Foxx have been promoting the film around schools in the US prior to her praised “DWTS” performance. “Annie” hits theaters on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
Watch her performance below: