Walt Disney has announced that “Queen Bey” will curate and produce the soundtrack to the highly-anticipated live-action version of the Lion King.
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Just Announced: "The Lion King: The Gift," a new album of songs featuring global recording artists and steeped in the sounds of Africa, produced and curated by @Beyonce Knowles-Carter, will be released July 19. "Spirit," the single from the album and from the soundtrack for The Lion King, will be available later tonight. https://smarturl.it/beyoncespirit
“It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artist but also produced by the best African producers. Authenticity and heart were important to me,” Beyonce said in a statement.
The live-action Lion King is set to hit theaters July 18, 2019.
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