Immerse yourself in the sounds of award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson belting out "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Plus, the orchestra from Hollywood Scoring will make the fireworks feel even more epic!
Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson belted out "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Plus, the orchestra from Hollywood Scoring made the fireworks feel even more epic!
A two-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist and Academy Award-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson is an extraordinary talent. The Chicago native catapulted to fame with Dreamgirls, a film revamp of the Broadway musical, for which she won an Oscar, BAFTA, and Golden Globe in 2007. She's continued to have a hugely successful career as a versatile entertainer and author. Her albums—Jennifer Hudson (2008), I Remember Me (2011), and JHUD (2014)—have cemented her as a top-selling R&B diva. In 2012, the singer released the New York Times best-selling memoir, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways, Found Myself and Lost Everything that Weighed Me Down. In 2015, she made her Broadway debut, starring as Shug Avery in The Color Purple. In 2016, Hudson appeared in NBC's Emmy-nominated Hairspray LIVE! She's also appeared as a coach on both the US and UK versions of the music competition show, The Voice. Hudson recently completed production on the upcoming film adaptation of Cats, out this December, and she will soon begin production as the starring role in the Aretha Franklin biopic, RESPECT.
We've compiled a few details about the making of the score to give you the big picture.
We compiled a few details about the making of the score that gave you the bigger picture.
Macy's has collaborated with the Hollywood Scoring team to produce a cinematic and patriotic American score.
Macy's collaborated with the Hollywood Scoring team to produce a cinematic and patriotic American score.
Macy's creative team traveled to the West Coast to work with the film industry's best musicians. Sony Pictures Studios stands on the original grounds of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! are still filmed here.
Members of the Macy's Fireworks recording orchestra have contributed their talents to movie classics such as Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Edward Scissorhands and The Lion King.
Macy's Fireworks score features classic themes from more than 10 iconic American films.
Macy's Fireworks score featured classic themes from more than 10 iconic American films.
Jennifer Hudson performs "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" for this year's score. The song was picked by RIAA as the No. 1 Song of the 20th Century and by AFI as the Greatest Movie Song Ever.
Jennifer Hudson performed "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" for this year's score. The song was picked by RIAA as the No. 1 Song of the 20th Century and by AFI as the Greatest Movie Song Ever.
One of the largest motion picture scoring venues in the world, The Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage has produced some of the most famous scores of all time including Gone With the Wind, An American in Paris, E.T., La La Land and The Wizard of Oz.
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