Disney has announced Beyoncé will produce and curate The Lion King: The Gift album/soundtrack for the highly anticipated live-action remake.

According to a post on the film’s official Twitter account, the album will be steeped in the sounds of Africa and will feature global artists.

The first single, “Spirit,” will be released tonight.

Peep the announcement below.

The excitement around The Lion King continues to build as Disney released the official cast photo on Monday featuring Billy Eichner (Timon), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), Donald Glover (Simba), Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), John Oliver (Zazu), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari) and Eric André (Azizi).

Billy Eichner (Timon), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), Donald Glover (Simba), Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), John Oliver (Zazu), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari) and Eric André (Azizi).

I will be early for The Lion King and all of the goodness that comes along with this film!

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