Best Lion King Songs


The Top Ten

1 Be Prepared


In mickey's house of villains Jafar should have sung this song

I love this song

This is the song that builds the story of the Lion King. Everything about this song is amazing

2 Circle of Life

So Awesome

Beginning note: AAAH

This song should be number 1! The opening scene in the movie touched my heart so much, me and my sister started tearing up a little. Especially the key changes in the song get me every time. This movie is the best Disney movie ever made.

I agree should have been no. 1 not the Elton John version but the actual opening scene. Always get shiver down my back at the scene where the animals bow down to meet their new king - amazing and never saw a scene in a Disney film like it - epic - mickyc

Condensing everything so complex into something so simple

3 Can You Feel the Love Tonight

I love this song it is a type of song that warms your heart

I absolutely LOVE the lion king and all of its songs but this song is definitely my favourite. it's SO CUTE!

I hate it.

Elton John did a great job with this song! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!

4 I Just Can't Wait to Be King


It show he not scared and it show are kids to go off and be you

I like the rhythm and I can get it stuck in my head for a while. - Flamewarrior02

My favorite always stuck in my head because it's the best I also like can you feel the love tonight

5 Hakuna Matata

Kind of an annoying song, considering it's encouraging simba to run away from his problems and be lazy, and almost letting his family starve back at his home. Not dealing with life simply because you don't want to is NOT a good virtue. It's catchy, but doesn't make any sense to me.

Hakuna Matata is the best song ever sung by Pumbaa and Timon!

Definitely the best lion king song, the lyrics, the tune and the fact that it is so happy

I live by this motto

6 Not One of Us

I watched the second lion king all the time and this song I remember so well! The second lion king is very good, but not as good as the first one though. I watched both of them equally and they're both near and dear to my heart.

I love the lion king! It's one of my favorite animated movies - Ajkloth

This is the only song in the franchise that I enjoy other languages more. - Flamewarrior02

Definitely! Although, I thought it was called just "exile"...

7 He Lives In You

I love the song

It is awesome and just really deep. I love it

The best

I love this song and be prepared, but be prepared is, in my opinion, harder to make sound good, only the best of voices can pull it off, and I've heard versions that just didn't cut it. This song is more constantly good and overall my favorite

8 We Are One

It's beautiful and I love this song - ArcticWolf

Don't know why but just can't help singing along to this song, not as iconic as can you feel the love tonight and circle of life but definitely my favourite

My very favorite song. has helped me through some tough times. now I sing it to my siblings, and plan to sing it to my own daughter one day. it has a valuable wisdom there

I only like the melody - Flamewarrior02

9 My Lullaby

Yeah this is epic! It’s got an awesome thing to it! - DaringXx

This song was surprisingly dark and violent for a children's film!

This song got me every time at the ' key change!

Boring until after kovu falls asleep - Flamewarrior02

10 Love Will Find a Way

I love this song it is so beautiful

Why is this awesome song down here? It should be on top

Love will find away is so beautiful and awesome. Love will find away should be number 1

Love Will Find a Way will find a way to number 1


The Contenders

11 The Madness of King Scar

I know this was in the musical but I add it because it was originally meant for the movie. And also the animation tribute for it is absolutely perfect. Definitely should watch it.

I saw the animation tribute it was very good.

I wonder who animated it it was good

12 Morning Report

I kind of am obsessed with this song...

What is this

Gosh this song sucks.

The best song zazu kills it on the vocals, plus he actually reports the morning.

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13 To Die For

If you didn't know, To Die For is the song that comes in when the stampede scene comes in. This should be in the top ten! It's so powerful, and it pulls you buy your heartstrings.

This song is to die for

14 Upendi

What the hell were the creators on while making this song. - Flamewarrior02

15 King of Pride Rock

This should be in the top 5! I always get chill in the part when Simba climbs the rock!

16 Shadowland

The harmonies are just perfect. Extremely emotional, and powerful.

Most emotional and heart-catching of all the songs. Seeing this performed live is a whole journey, and this song always makes me cry. It is the start of the climax and just utterly beautiful. I feel this one in my soul.

This should truly be higher on the list. I'm completely obsessed with it. I'm playing Nala in my school's production of The Lion King, so I have the honor of being able to sing it. Honestly, I'm not sure how I'll be able to get through it without bawling my eyes out. It's a beautiful, emotional, and moving masterpiece.

Why is this not already on the list? It's awesome! If you don't know what it is, it's from the Lion King Original Broadway cast recording. Listen to it!

17 Endless Night

I've spend endless nights listening to this song

This song is the best the smothing voices and all the amazing background music and vocels and just the lyrics are amazing vote for this song

18 Chow Down

Yet another song from the musical, but it definitely deserves more recognition!

19 Already

This... Is the best song in the lion King Stars Album, video are coming from different people. The beat is awesome. πŸ™πŸ˜‡

20 Sisi Ni Sawa

Beautiful song showing that hyenas and lions can be friends, to put your differences aside and accept new friends of different kinds.

Beautiful African phrase song

21 Simba Confronts Scar

The guitar solo in the end was amazing, so was the harmony

22 Luau Hawaiian Treat

Just noticed this song isn't in here.

23 The Mourning

I’m pretty sure that this was in the musical, and I did this in my school play, and it was my favorite song (that I was in. My favorite was be prepared, and not just because I had a crush on the boy who performed it) by far. The Lyrics are kind of boring, but I love it anyway.

24 Lions Over All
25 I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
26 This Land
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3. Can You Feel the Love Tonight
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