It is almost impossible to miss out on the lyrics of any Disney featured song when we hear it. From Pinocchio’s ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ to Encanto’s ‘Dos Orugutias,’ these featured songs hold a special place in the music industry and in our hearts. Like the animation and storyline, Disney gives a great deal of importance to music as most of these animated movies are musicals. Here we covered the Top 10 Disney Songs of All Time.
From radio hits to Billboard charts, Disney songs have triumphed on many occasions, topping the charts and earning several awards – including the Grammys and Oscars.This is undoubtedly a playlist-worthy list for kids as well as adults (you cannot deny the fact that you haven’t sung ‘Let It Go’ even once!).
Top 10 Disney Songs
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1) Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John – The Lion King (1994)
What is the number one Disney song of all time? The answer is pretty simple. Elton John’s legendary composing made this melodious gem stay on Billboard’s Hot 100 for nearly 26 weeks – which is an accomplishment for an animated movie featured song. Even after 28 years since its debut, ‘Can you feel the love tonight’ remains a fan-favorite.
2) A Whole New World by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle – Aladdin (1993)
A quiet Arabian night, a magic carpet, an adorable couple – that’s all was needed for ‘A Whole New World’ to capture our hearts. This stunning Disney duet took us through the best magic carpet ride – and also brought home an Academy for the Best Original Song.
3) We Don’t Talk About Bruno by Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and Encanto Cast – Encanto (2022)
Everything about this unique Disney featured song screams ‘Lin-Manuel Miranda!’ Yes, the villain-based song – but without the villain himself, was composed by the iconic Lin-Manuel Miranda. We Don’t Talk About Bruno surprised fans by rising to the top charts in a very short span. Anyhow, it’s always refreshing to hear something new and captivating!
4) Let It Go by Idina Menzel – Frozen (2014)
Here it is! The best Disney song to sing! Idina Menzel’s featured solo became one of the most popular songs in the history of Disney movies and stays the same till this day. If you’re wondering how famous, try to remember how many Elsa costumes we saw in 2014’s Halloween! Let It Go remains one of the most popular Disney songs among kids (even adults) even after 8 years since its debut.
5) Beauty and the Beast by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson – Beauty and the Beast (1992)
This heart-warming duet by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson is still a mandatory part of our playlist for a long drive or a peaceful night. The Beauty and the Beast song has also bagged several awards, including the Academy for Best Original Song at the 64th Academy Awards – making it Celine Dion’s breakthrough in her music career.
6) When You Wish Upon A Star by Jiminy Cricket – Pinocchio (1940)
One of Disney’s earliest songs and the first-ever to win an Academy Award – When You Wish Upon A Star certainly gives a magical feel while listening. The Pinocchio featured song has something extraordinary that hooks fans to it.
7) Hakuna Matata by Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver and Joseph Williams – The Lion King (1994)
“Hakuna Matata! What a wonderful phrase!” This single line from the song can sum up the praise it has got. This peppy, catchy song from The Lion King always has the power to remind us to ‘don’t worry about our problems!’ Whenever we feel low or stressed, just play this gem of a song and sing, “It means no worries, for the rest of your days, It’s our problem-free philosophy, Hakuna Matata!”
8) Circle of Life by Elton John – The Lion King (1994)
You’d probably be lying if you said this song still doesn’t give you the chills. Fans get the first glimpse of the animated masterpiece’s hero in this song, Simba the future king of the Pride Lands. From the assembling of all the animals below the Pride Rock to Rafiki presenting Simba to the Pride Land, it is undeniably one of the best cinematic moments in the history of Disney.
9) Remember Me by Benjamin Bratt – Coco (2017)
Coco is easily one of the most successful box-office blockbuster movies in 2017 and the movie’s featured songs played a major part in this huge success. One of the songs “Remember Me” even went on to win an Academy Award For Best Original Song. Remember Me is a gripping song with stunning music and visuals that fans could never forget once heard!
10) The Family Madrigal by Stephanie Beatriz, Olga Merediz & Encanto Cast – Encanto (2022)
This mesmerizing Encanto’s featured song gives us a glimpse of the famous La Familia Madrigal – the magical family in a village hidden behind the mountains of Colombia. The lively, upbeat song gives fans the typical Disney feel, making it super famous in a short period! It is very surprising for fans of Brooklyn Nine-Nine to see Stephanie Beatriz who plays the favorite Rosa ‘Badass’ Diaz in the show, give voice to a lovely, enthusiastic character like Mirabel Madrigal!
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