Awards & Winners

Lebo M

Date of Birth 20-May-1964
Place of Birth Soweto
(Johannesburg, Gauteng)
Nationality South Africa
Also know as Lebo Morake, Lebohang Morak, Lebohang “Lebo M.” Morak, Lebo M., Lebohang Morake, Lebohang “Lebo M.” Morake
Profession Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Lyricist, Singer, Music Arranger, Conductor, Film Score Composer
Lebohang “Lebo M.” Morake is a South African singer and composer most famous for arranging and performing music for The Lion King movies and stage productions. He was recommended to Disney by Hans Zimmer, the score composer of The Lion King, and was later hired to form and conduct the African choir that sang for the movies. His voice is the first voice heard in the beginning of the film, singing the now famous chant over the opening sequence. He also contributed to the sequel to the film's soundtrack, Rhythm of the Pride Lands, and the film's direct-to-video sequel The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

Awards by Lebo M

Check all the awards nominated and won by Lebo M.


Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Tony Award for Best Original Score The Lion King


Nominations 1995 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Razzie Award for Worst Original Song Congo
For the song \"(Feel The) Spirit of Africa\".


Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Honored for : Circle of Life

Nominations 1994 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) Circle of Life