Brad Pitt leads crowd in a name-pronouncing singalong for David Oyelowo

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Brad Pitt speaks onstage during the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 3.Jason Merritt / Getty Images

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By Emily Sher

Can’t figure out how to pronounce actor David Oyelowo's name? Allow Brad Pitt to help. He offered a singalong tutorial for a crowd of festival-goers in Palm Springs this weekend before introducing the man who plays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma."

Pitt is a producer of the historical drama and was asked to introduce Oyelowo at the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival black-tie gala, where the actor was honored with the Breakthrough Performance Award. Oyelowo has also been nominated for best actor in a drama at this weekend's Golden Globes

If all goes well for Oyelowo, people will be saying his name a whole lot more in the near future. 

And, in case you missed it, a close-up of Pitt's rainbow-colored nails!

Brad Pitt sported rainbow-colored nails at the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.Jason Merritt / Today