He also released some information about the artists involved.
Usher’s taking on Aaron Burr’s big number “Wait For It,” Alicia Keys is doing her best Eliza on “That Would Be Enough,” John Legend becomes George Washington for “History Has Its Eyes On You.” There are two takes on “Dear Theodosia.” Piano balladeers Regina Spektor and Ben Folds will take on one, while Chance The Rapper and Francis And The Lights handle the reprise.
But Lin-Manuel Miranda—now a bona fide, SNL-hosting famous person himself—has found a way to get stars involved with The Hamilton Mixtape.
Today, Miranda announced that the album, which consists of covers of the show’s songs and demos that didn’t make the final cut, will be available for preorder Friday.
No doubt, Kandi is still collecting royalties for her Grammy Award winning song, “No Scrubs.” I’m sure we all remember how monumental this song was.Spending 15 weeks at the top, the song still holds the record for longest run on the Rhythmic Top 40you love Kandi Burruss.He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield.Twitter user @Abney Camryn tweeted recently that her sister very well could have been Usher’s beloved boo. Even though celebrities flock to see it, Hamilton has not yet engaged in the kind of stunt casting that’s all over Broadway these days.Keep refreshing, as we’ll be updating minute-by-minute! Read More Usher‘s fortune has reached astronomical new heights this week.For, thanks to dollars, pounds and pesos pulled in by his hit-kissed discography, the part he played in introducing Justin Bieber to the world, and his success within several realms in entertainment, the trendsetting star’s net worth now stands tall at the 0 million…“No Scrubs,” co written by Chilli, T-Boz, Debra Killings, Kandu and Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, was the first song to receive that amount airplay.It was the first song to peak at 140 million audience impressions.Despite not actually being a musician, Jimmy Fallon also found a way to weasel himself onto this thing: He’ll handle the role of King George III alongside The Roots on “You’ll Be Back.” (He’s already sort of done this, mind you.) The Roots, naturally, are prominently featured: After all, Questlove and Black Thought produced the cast recording. Sia, Kelly Clarkson, Nas, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Busta Rhymes, and more also make appearances.The Billboard Music Awards 2017 are currently underway at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.