Sia's 'Elastic Heart' performance on 'SNL' will give you chills

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Sia's 'Elastic Heart' performance on 'SNL' will give you chills
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kevin Hart' Episode 1673 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sia performs on January 17, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kevin Hart' Episode 1673 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sia performs on January 17, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kevin Hart' Episode 1673 -- Pictured: Musical guest Sia performs on January 17, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kevin Hart' Episode 1673 -- Pictured: (l-r) Sia, Kevin Hart and Kate McKinnon on January 15, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: Recording artist Sia (L) and actress Whitney Cummings attend ELLE's Annual Women in Television Celebration on January 13, 2015 at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. Presented by Hearts on Fire and Olay. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Elle/Hearts On Fire)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: Recording artist Sia attends ELLE's Annual Women in Television Celebration on January 13, 2015 at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. Presented by Hearts on Fire and Olay. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Elle/Hearts On Fire)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: (L-R) Actress Dascha Polanco, recording artist Sia and actress Alison Sudol attend ELLE's Annual Women in Television Celebration on January 13, 2015 at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. Presented by Hearts on Fire and Olay. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for ELLE)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 11: Singer/songwriter Sia attends the 'Transparent' Cast and Crew Golden Globes Viewing Party at The London West Hollywood on January 11, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: (L-R) Recording artist Sia, actress Whitney Cummings and writer/producer Jill Soloway attend ELLE's Annual Women in Television Celebration on January 13, 2015 at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. Presented by Hearts on Fire and Olay. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for ELLE)
Singer Sia Furler attends the world premiere of "Annie" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Sia Furler attends the world premiere of "Annie" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Sia Furler and fiance Erik Anders Lang attend the world premiere of "Annie" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Recording artist Sia greets the P.S. 153 Chorus at the world premiere of "Annie" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)
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Sia is known for not showing her face when she performs live or speaks to the media.

When she performed on Saturday Night Live on Jan. 17, the singer chose to cover her face with a short black veil and let her dancers shine to her single "Elastic Heart."

Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler, 12, took the stage with another dancer in the same nude leotard and blonde wig as they interpreted the song together.

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Sia's haunting voice is paired with their emotional dancing, and as Ziegler's dance partner breaks down crying at the song's end, she rushes to comfort.

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Ziegler is also featured in Sia's music video for "Elastic Heart" with actor Shia Labeouf. The music video created controversy as many pointed out the 16 year difference between Labeouf and Ziegler when he wears nothing but nude shorts and has a caged dance-fight with her. The outcry ultimately caused Sia to explain her decision to cast them, "I apologize to those who feel triggered by #ElasticHeart," Sia later went on to tweet. "My intention was to create some emotional content, not to upset anybody."

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Shia LaBeouf dances alongside Maddie Ziegler in the official video for Sia's 2015 single "Elastic Heart," directed by Sia and Daniel Askill
Shia LaBeouf dances alongside Maddie Ziegler in the official video for Sia's 2015 single "Elastic Heart," directed by Sia and Daniel Askill
Shia LaBeouf dances alongside Maddie Ziegler in the official video for Sia's 2015 single "Elastic Heart," directed by Sia and Daniel Askill
Shia LaBeouf dances alongside Maddie Ziegler in the official video for Sia's 2015 single "Elastic Heart," directed by Sia and Daniel Askill
Shia LaBeouf dances alongside Maddie Ziegler in the official video for Sia's 2015 single "Elastic Heart," directed by Sia and Daniel Askill
SUBSCRIBE to Sia: http://bit.ly/1sudphS The official video for "Elastic Heart" directed by Sia and Daniel Askill, featuring Shia LaBeouf and Maddie Ziegler. choreographed by Ryan Heffington....
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Shia LaBeouf (R) and Mia Goth attend the closing night Gala screening of 'Fury' during the 58th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 19, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Shia LaBeouf is seen in Tribeca on October 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 18: Shia Labeouf attends the 'Fury' Photocalll at Les Invalides on October 18, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images)
Actor Shia LaBeouf leaves Midtown Community Court after being arrested the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret," Friday, June 27, 2014, in New York. The 28-year-old star of the "Transformers" franchise faces charges that include disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Actor Shia LaBeouf leaves Midtown Community Court after being arrested the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret," Friday, June 27, 2014, in New York. The 28-year-old star of the "Transformers" franchise faces charges that include disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Actor Shia LaBeouf is followed by media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities the Broadway show "Cabaret," Friday, June 27, 2014, in New York. The 28-year-old star of the "Transformers" franchise faces charges that include disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at a Broadway performance of "Cabaret", Friday, June 27, 2014, in New York. The 28-year-old, who starred in the first three "Transformers" movies, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. He's due back in court July 24. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret," Friday, June 27, 2014, in New York. The 28-year-old star of the "Transformers" franchise faces charges that include disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Signage for actor Shia LaBeouf's #IAmSorry art installation is seen on February 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Actor Shia LaBeouf poses for photographers, with a paper bag over his head that says 'I am not famous anymore', on the red carpet for the film Nymphomaniac at the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt)
Shia LaBeouf attends the press conference for the film Nymphomaniac during the 64th Berlinale International Film Festival on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014, in Berlin. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Actor Shia LaBeouf chats with Sony pictures Classics co-presidents Tom Bernard and Michael Barker at the premiere party for "The Company You Keep" hosted by Avion Espresso at Harlow on Monday April 1, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Cast member Shia LaBeouf is interviewed at the premiere of "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman" during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)
Shia LaBeouf, a cast member in "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman," poses for an iPhone photo on Main Street during the sixth day of the Sundance Film Festival, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Actor Shia LaBeouf attends the premiere of "The Company You Keep" at The Museum of Modern Art on Monday April 1, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
FILE - In the Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, actor Shia LaBeouf poses at the 69th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. LaBeouf debuted his short film, “Howard Cantour.com,” online on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, but unfortunately failed to credit the source of his idea for the project. LaBeouf’s short began to circulate in late 2012 at festivals like Cannes Film Festival and the Cleveland and Seattle International Film Festivals. The short, which stars Jim Gaffigan, examines the life of an anguished online film critic, which stemmed from the concept of a 2007 graphic novella by artist Daniel Clowes titled “Justin M. Damiano.” Clowes’ tale also depicts the life of a film reviewer. LaBeouf took to Twitter on Monday evening to acknowledge and apologize for plagiarizing Clowes’ work. But viewers didn’t pinpoint the connection to Clowes’ novella until its release online on Monday. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 17: Actor Shia LaBeouf is seen on March 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, Ca - June 05: Shia LaBeouf is seen on June 05, 2013 in Los Angeles, Ca. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: (L-R) Shia LaBeouf and Robert Redford attend the TimesTalks Presents: 'The Company You Keep' at TheTimesCenter on April 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Shia LaBeouf is seen on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf attend TimesTalks Presents: 'The Company You Keep' at TheTimesCenter on April 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: (L-R) Actor Shia LaBeouf, New York Times media columnist David Carr and actor/ director Robert Redford attend TimesTalks Presents: 'The Company You Keep' at TheTimesCenter on April 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 22: (L-R) Actor James Buckley, director Fredrik Bond and actor Shia LaBeouf attend the Stella Artois hosted Press Junket for The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman on January 22, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for Stella Artois)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 22: (L-R) Actor Shia LaBeouf and director Fredrik Bond attend Day 4 of the Variety Studio at 2013 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 06: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Actor Shia LaBeouf attends 'The Company You Keep' Premiere at the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2012 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
COLOGNE, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 20: Stellan Skarsgard, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lars von Trier, Mia Goth, Stacy Martin and Shia LaBeouf attend the 'Nymphomaniac' Photocall on September 20, 2012 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Mathis Wienand/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 06: Actor/Director Robert Redford (R) and actor Shia LaBeouf attend 'The Company You Keep' Premiere at the 69th Venice Film Festival at the Palazzo del Cinema on September 6, 2012 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Elisabetta A. Villa/WireImage)
VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 06: Director Robert Redford (R) and actor Shia LaBeouf attend 'The Company You Keep' Premiere at the 69th Venice Film Festival at the Palazzo del Cinema on September 6, 2012 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 10: Shia LaBeouf seen arriving for a work out at a gym in Hollywood, California on July 10, 2014. Credit: John Misa/MediaPunch/IPX
Shia LaBeouf, left, represented by a Legal Aid attorney, is arraigned in Midtown Community Court, in New York, Friday, June 27, 2014. LaBeouf was released from police custody Friday after he was escorted from a Broadway theater for yelling obscenities and continued to act irrationally while being arrested, authorities said. He's due back in court July 24.(AP Photo/Daily News, Anthony DelMundo, Pool)
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