Who originally sang Circle of Life?

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Question: Who originally sang the song Circle of Life?

Answer: The song ‘Circle of Life’ which featured in Disney’s classic animated film ‘The Lion King’ was first sang by Sir Elton John.

The British singer who released the single version of the track also co-wrote the song together with Tim Rice.

In the 1994 film itself though, the vocals were performed by Lebo M and Carmen Twillie.

Other notable songs featured on The Lion King’s soundtrack were ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’, also sang by Elton John and ‘Hakuna Matata’.

All three songs were nominated for the Best Original Song Academy Award at the 1994 Oscars with ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ taking the title.

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