Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Listen to Beyonce’s New Song from “The Lion King” Called “Spirit” Which Will Be Entered in Oscar Race for Best Song


“The Lion King” redux is coming, with a new song by Beyonce. Well, they needed a new song to qualify for the Oscars since the Elton John songs are 25 years old. Can you feel the gold statue tonight? It’s the circle of life, after all. Beyonce’s song is called “Spirit.” It’s written by Lebo M. and Hans Zimmer with Beyonce adding her own special touch. She is royalty and this is about royalties. ‘Natch.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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