Rickie & Melvin are the Fresh Princes of Comic Relief

Louise McCreesh
Photo credit: BBC / Whizz Kid / Guy Levy

From Digital Spy

First it was Matt Edmondson perfectly channelling his inner Nicki Minaj, and then television and radio presenter power couple Rickie Haywood Williams and Melvin Odoom swooped in to become the new Fresh Princes of Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief.

Well, that's what a Will Smith medley will do for you.

The pair were singing and dancing during tonight's first Let's Sing and Dance heat, facing some tough competition from comedian Sara Pascoe, astrologer Russell Grant and Ab Fab stars Helen Lederer and Harriet Thorpe.

But, if anything will get you attention in a star-studded performance show, it's a mash-up of some of Will Smith's greatest hits, including 'Men In Black', 'Boom! Shake the Room' and, of course, 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air'.

And hey, it worked too as the duo's mash-up helped secure their victory in tonight's heat by topping the public vote during tonight's competition (March 4), sending them straight through the grand finale.

So it's not so surprising that the viewers tweeting along at home were completely loving the pair's performance too:

Tonight's public vote also place Matt Edmondson and Sara Pascoe at the top of the leaderboard, leaving it to the judges to choose who could go through to the final.

Despite Matt's incredible Minaj makeover, ultimately it was Sara and her swinging performance of Sia's 'Chandelier' that saw her join Rickie and Melvin for another sing and dance session in the final.

Photo credit: BBC / Whizz Kid / Guy Levy

Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief continues next week, with performances from Boys Allowed, former EastEnders star Danny Boy Hatchard, the casts of Holby City and Casualty, James & Ola Jordan and The Chasers.

Claudia Winkleman, Citizen Khan and Russell Kane will be the famous faces passing judgement.

Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief airs on BBC One.

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