Track is the third from the film to be released
Illumination, Universal Pictures and Republic Records unveil “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” as the latest single from the Sing 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The track is the third from the soundtrack and features by Keke Palmer, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Reese Witherspoon and Tori Kelly.
Energizing a holiday classic, Palmer uplifts the Mariah Carey staple with a rafter-shaking performance. Meanwhile, Johansson, Egerton, Witherspoon and Kelly shine just as brightly, carrying this powerhouse collaborative cover to the heavens. Palmer and Kelly will perform the tune with the Top 13 artists from NBC’s The Voice on the hit music competition series’ December 14th finale.
“Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” arrives on the heels of the previous Sing 2 single “Suéltate” by Sam i [feat. Anitta, Bia, & Jarina de Marco]. The video for the high-energy bilingual banger has already amassed more than 2.1 million YouTube views and the song has generated more than one million total streams.
The Sing 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack releases Friday, December 17th on CD and 2 LP. It accompanies the eagerly awaited new chapter in Illumination’s blockbuster animated franchise, Sing 2, which opens in US theaters on December 22nd.
The album’s first single “Your Song Saved My Life” marks the first new music from U2 since 2019. Bono, lead singer of U2, makes his animated film debut in Sing 2 as the voice of Clay Calloway. The band is very familiar with creating original songs for film, having received two Academy Award nominations for Best Original Song among their many honors over the years.
The soundtrack features three original works – U2’s “Your Song Saved My Life,” Sam i feat. Anitta, BIA & Jarina De Marco on “Suéltate,”, and a record from Adam Buxton with Fancy Feelings feat. DSCOSTU entitled “Tippy Toes”. The soundtrack also includes additional music from the film, including contributions from superstars Halsey, Pharrell Williams, Elton John and Billie Eilish.