Watch H.E.R. shred as Belle in ABC's live-action Beauty and the Beast show – and get a closer look at her insane "stained-glass" Fender Stratocaster

H.E.R. plays a custom-made stained glass Fender Stratocaster (left), an up-close shot of the stained-glass custom Fender Stratocaster
(Image credit: ABC/YouTube, Fender Custom Shop)

Last night (December 15), ABC broadcast Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, a live-action performance of the ever-popular Disney musical starring Josh Groban as the Beast, and H.E.R. as Belle. 

This, however, was no ordinary Beauty and the Beast performance. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.