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Baraka May


Baraka's versatile voice can be heard in over 300 films, TV episodes, video games, commercials, and albums. A-List film composers including Danny Elfman, John Powell, Hans Zimmer, and Michael Giacchino have enlisted her talents singing everything from belted gospel to ethereal soprano to child-like character voices and celebrity impressions. A ... See full bio »

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Known For

Coco Music Department
(2017)
The Lion King Music Department
(2019)
Solo: A Star Wars Story Music Department
(2018)
La La Land Music Department
(2016)

Filmography

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 2022 The School for Good and Evil (Singer: demo vocals) / (Singer: small ensemble) (filming)
  The Hyperions (singer) / (vocal contractor) (post-production)
 2022 Rumble (score vocalist) (post-production)
 2021 Love Hard (singer: small ensemble) / (singer: soloist) (post-production)
 2021 Sing 2 (featured vocalist) (completed)
 2021 Drama Club (TV Series) (Singer - 3 episodes)
- The Show Might Go On (2021) ... (Singer: small ensemble)
- Stress Rehearsal (2021) ... (Singer: small ensemble)
- The Phantom of Farth Auditorium (2021) ... (Singer: small ensemble)
  Pose (TV Series) (additional vocal contractor - 1 episode, 2021) (singer - 1 episode, 2021)
- Take Me to Church (2021) ... (additional vocal contractor - uncredited) / (singer: small ensemble - uncredited)
 2021 Archibald's Next Big Thing Is Here (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes)
- The Tooth Pirate/Zups (2021) ... (singer: soloist)
- The Fluffberg Method / Singing Tele-Grammers (2021) ... (singer: soloist)
 2021 The Mitchells vs the Machines (score vocalist)
 2021 The Simpsons (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes)
- Burger Kings (2021) ... (singer: yodeling soloist)
- Diary Queen (2021) ... (singer: small ensemble)
 2021 Blue's Clues & You (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Blue's Rainy Day Rainbow (2021) ... (singer: demo vocals)
 2021 Finding 'Ohana (beatboxer)
  Gabby's Dollhouse (TV Series short) (vocal coach - 9 episodes, 2021) (vocal producer - 9 episodes, 2021)
- MerCat Gets Her Sparkle Back (2021) ... (vocal coach) / (vocal producer)
- Kitty Pirates (2021) ... (vocal coach) / (vocal producer)
- Game Show (2021) ... (vocal coach) / (vocal producer)
- Dollhouse Defenders (2021) ... (vocal coach) / (vocal producer)
- Kitty Cat Cam (2021) ... (vocal coach) / (vocal producer)
  The Voice (TV Series) (background singer - 13 episodes, 2012 - 2018) (song transcriber - 9 episodes, 2016 - 2020) (background singer for John Legend - 1 episode, 2020) (music transcriptor - 1 episode, 2017)
- Live Finale Part 2 (2020) ... (background singer for John Legend) / (song transcriber)
- Live Finale, Part 1 (2019) ... (song transcriber)
- Live Semi-Final Top 8 Performances (2019) ... (song transcriber)
- Live Top 10 Performances (2019) ... (song transcriber)
- Live Finale Results (2018) ... (background singer) / (song transcriber)
 2020 Christmas on the Square (singer)
 2020 21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards (TV Special) (Singer)
 2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Video Game) (singer)
  Doug Unplugs (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes, 2020) (vocalist - 2 episodes, 2020)
- Bot on the Beach/Bot of the Party (2020) ... (singer: soloist) / (vocalist)
- Whole Bot of Fun/Volunteer Bot (2020) ... (singer: soloist) / (vocalist)
 2020 Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (additional vocal contractor) / (singer: small group)
 2020 Sketchy Times with Lilly Singh (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Activism (2020) ... (singer: soloist)
 2020 All My Life (vocal contractor)
 2020 Hearthstone: Madness at the Darkmoon Faire (Short) (singer: Darkmoon Faire theme soloist)
 2020 Madagascar: A Little Wild (TV Series) (additional vocal contractor - 1 episode)
- The Bear Necessities (2020) ... (additional vocal contractor)
 2020 Lucifer (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- It Never Ends Well for the Chicken (2020) ... (singer: soloist - uncredited)
  The Umbrella Academy (TV Series) (Singer - 2 episodes, 2019) (singer - 1 episode, 2020)
- A Light Supper (2020) ... (singer: soloist)
- I Heard a Rumor (2019) ... (Singer: Demo Soloist)
- The White Violin (2019) ... (Singer: Demo Soloist)
 2020 Hearthstone: Scholomance Academy (Short) (singer: Scholomance theme soloist) / (singer: small ensemble) / (singer: soloist)
 2020 Perry Mason (TV Series) (Singer - 2 episodes)
- Chapter Three (2020) ... (Singer)
- Chapter Two (2020) ... (Singer)
 2020 Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (TV Series) (vocalist - 3 episodes)
- All That Glitters (2020) ... (vocalist)
- Fun Gus Part 2 (2020) ... (vocalist)
- Fun Gus Part 1 (2020) ... (vocalist)
 2020 Songland (TV Series) (background singer - 1 episode)
- Ben Platt (2020) ... (background singer)
 2018-2020 Elena of Avalor (TV Series) (singer - 4 episodes)
- Sweetheart's Day (2020) ... (singer: small ensemble)
- Flower of Light (2019) ... (singer: small ensemble)
- All Kingdoms Fair (2018) ... (singer)
- Class Act (2018) ... (singer)
 2020 Valley Girl (singer)
 2020 Star Trek: Picard (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2 (2020) ... (singer: soloist)
 2020 The Boss Baby: Back in Business (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Who's a Good Baby? (2020) ... (singer: soloist)
 2020 Mulan (choir singer) / (score vocalist: "Reflection") / (singer: demo vocals) / (singer: soloist)
  The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (song transcriber - 1 episode, 2020) (singer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Kate Hudson/Oliver Hudson/Tone and I (2020) ... (song transcriber)
 2020 The Call of the Wild (singer)
 2020 The Oscars (TV Special) (song transcriber)
 2020 The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (backup singer: Billie Eilish)
 2020 Legends of Runeterra (Video Game) (singer)
 2020 Harvey Girls Forever! (TV Series short) (singer - 1 episode)
- Harvey Endings, Part 1/Harvey Endings, Part 2 (2020) ... (singer: multiple characters)
 2019 Fast & Furious Spy Racers (TV Series) (additional vocals - 2 episodes)
- Ghost Town Grand Prix (2019) ... (additional vocals)
- Born A Toretto (2019) ... (additional vocals)
 2019 Holidays Unwrapped: A Disney Channel Music Event (TV Special) (singer: soloist)
 2019 The Gatekeeper (Short) (Choir Director) / (singer: soloist)
 2019 Spies in Disguise (singer)
 2019 Frozen II (small ensemble singer)
 2019 The Little Mermaid Live! (TV Movie) (singer: soloist)
 2019 Doctor Sleep (singer)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (singer - 11 episodes, 2016 - 2019) (featured soloist - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (playback singer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Disney's The Reboot (2019) ... (singer: soloist)
- Hefty Shades of Gray (2019) ... (singer)
- Dead Dog Walking (2018) ... (singer)
- Married with Cancer (2018) ... (singer)
- 'Family Guy' Through the Years (2018) ... (singer)
 2018-2019 Unikitty! (TV Series short) (singer - 4 episodes)
- Growing Pains (2019) ... (singer: small ensemble)
- Delivery Effect (2019) ... (singer: small ensemble)
- This Spells Disaster (2018) ... (singer: small ensemble)
- Brawl Bot (2018) ... (singer: small ensemble)
 2019 Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure (TV Series) (vocal contractor - 1 episode)
- Rapunzel's Return (2019) ... (vocal contractor)
  Mayans M.C. (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode, 2019) (vocal contractor - 1 episode, 2019)
- Camazotz (2019) ... (singer - uncredited) / (vocal contractor - uncredited)
  Carnival Row (TV Series) (score singer - 8 episodes, 2019) (theme song singer - 8 episodes, 2019)
- The Gloaming (2019) ... (score singer) / (theme song singer)
- The World to Come (2019) ... (score singer) / (theme song singer)
- Unaccompanied Fae (2019) ... (score singer) / (theme song singer)
- Grieve No More (2019) ... (score singer) / (theme song singer)
- Kingdoms of the Moon (2019) ... (score singer) / (theme song singer)
 2019 The Lion King (demo vocalist) / (featured vocalist) / (singer) / (small ensemble singer)
  American Dad! (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (playback singer - 1 episode, 2016) (soloist - 1 episode, 2016)
- Mom Sauce (2019) ... (singer)
- (You Gotta) Strike for Your Right (2018) ... (singer)
- Roger's Baby (2016) ... (playback singer)
- Bahama Mama (2016) ... (soloist)
  American Housewife (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode, 2019) (soloist - 1 episode, 2019)
- A Mom's Parade (2019) ... (singer) / (soloist)
 2019 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (score vocalist)
 2019 UglyDolls (singer) / (vocal contractor)
 2019 American Gods (TV Series) (small ensemble singer - 1 episode)
- Donar the Great (2019) ... (small ensemble singer)
 2019 Wonder Park (singer: choir) / (singer: small group) / (vocalist: choir)
  You're the Worst (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode, 2019) (soloist - 1 episode, 2015)
- Magical Thinking (2019) ... (singer)
- A Right Proper Story (2015) ... (soloist)
 2019/II Us (singer) / (singer: small ensemble)
 2019 The Oscars (TV Special) (background singer for Jennifer Hudson)
 2019 Charmed (TV Series) (beatboxer - 1 episode)
- Witch Perfect (2019) ... (beatboxer)
 2018-2019 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (TV Series short) (singer - 6 episodes)
- Amazamoose and Squirrel Wonder: Chapter Five (2019) ... (singer: multiple characters)
- Amazamoose and Squirrel Wonder: Chapter Three (2019) ... (singer: multiple characters)
- Amazamoose and Squirrel Wonder: Chapter One (2019) ... (singer: multiple characters)
- Almost Famoose: Chapter Four (2019) ... (singer: multiple characters)
- Almost Famoose: Chapter One (2019) ... (singer: multiple characters)
 2018 Midnight, Texas (TV Series) (small ensemble singer - 1 episode)
- Yasss, Queen (2018) ... (small ensemble singer - uncredited)
  Voltron: Legendary Defender (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode, 2018) (vocal contractor - 1 episode, 2018)
- Clear Day (2018) ... (singer) / (vocal contractor)
 2018 Modern Family (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Stuck in a Moment (2018) ... (singer)
 2018 Room 104 (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes)
- Arnold (2018) ... (singer: Cecily) / (singer: Jenny)
 2018 The Christmas Chronicles (singer)
  Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (vocal arranger - 1 episode, 2017) (vocal coach - 1 episode, 2017)
- Sub Standard (2018) ... (singer)
- Sisters Without Subtext (2017) ... (singer: demo vocalist) / (vocal arranger) / (vocal coach)
 2018 The Grinch (singer) / (soloist)
 2018 The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl (Video) (corpse child) / (soloist) / (various voices)
 2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Video Game) (singer)
 2013-2018 Disney Mickey Mouse (TV Series) (singer - 4 episodes)
- Amore Motore (2018) ... (singer)
- Potatoland (2013) ... (singer)
 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale (singer)
 2018 Smallfoot (additional vocals)
 2018 Sofia the First (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Forever Royal (2018) ... (singer)
 2018 The Nun (singer)
  Disenchantment (TV Series) (singer - 2 episodes, 2018) (whistler - 1 episode, 2018)
- To Thine Own Elf Be True (2018) ... (whistler)
- Faster, Princess! Kill! Kill! (2018) ... (singer)
 2018 The Pig on the Hill (Short) (small ensemble singer)
 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story (Chanteuse singing voice) / (solo vocalist)
 2018 Deadpool 2 (singer)
 2018 Ready Player One (singer)
 2018 Peter Rabbit (singer: soloist - uncredited)
 2017 Pitch Perfect 3 (singer: Bellas featured voice - uncredited)
 2017 El Camino Christmas (singer - uncredited) / (vocal contractor) / (vocal director)
 2017 Ferdinand (playback singer)
 2017 Angry Angel (TV Movie) (playback singer)
 2017 Bull (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Thanksgiving (2017) ... (singer: featured soloist)
 2016-2017 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (singer - 3 episodes)
- Week 8: Trio Night (2017) ... (singer: off-camera - uncredited)
- Week 1: Fall 2017 (2017) ... (singer: off-camera - uncredited)
- The Finals (2016) ... (singer)
 2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure (Short) (featured soloist)
 2017/I Coco (singer: featured soloist)
 2017 2017 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (singer)
 2017 Star vs. the Forces of Evil (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
 2017 Casual (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- The Rat King (2017) ... (singer)
 2017 Making History (TV Series) (featured soloist - 1 episode)
- The Duel (2017) ... (featured soloist)
 2017 Red Blooded (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (singer)
 2017 Smurfs: The Lost Village (singer)
 2017 When We Rise (TV Mini Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Night I: Part I (2017) ... (singer: trio)
 2017 New Girl (TV Series) (on-camera singer - 2 episodes)
- Operation: Bobcat (2017) ... (on-camera singer - uncredited)
- The Cubicle (2017) ... (on-camera singer - uncredited)
 2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special (TV Special) (singer: demo vocalist)
 2017 Burning Sands (singer: soloist)
 2017 Pure Genius (TV Series) (on-camera singer - 1 episode)
- Grace (2017) ... (on-camera singer)
 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (score vocalist)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) (singer)
 2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Summer (2016) ... (singer: featured voice - uncredited)
 2016 Storks (singer)
 2016 Sing (singer)
 2016 La La Land (additional vocals) / (singer: demo vocalist) / (singer: featured soloist)
 2016 Suicide Squad (singer)
 2016 Star Trek Beyond (singer)
 2016 Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- Along Comes Mary (2016) ... (singer: featured soloist)
  Mack & Moxy (TV Series) (Sheriff Hiya singing voice - 1 episode, 2016) (Trooper singing voice - 1 episode, 2016)
- You're My Hero (2016) ... (Sheriff Hiya singing voice)
- Ready, Set, Hike! (2016) ... (Trooper singing voice)
 2016 Ghostbusters (singer)
 2016 Finding Dory (singer: small ensemble)
 2016 TRUMP: (Ya Got) Trouble (Video) (singer)
 2016 Sausage Party (featured soloist)
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (on-camera singer - 1 episode)
- The Gang Goes to Hell (2016) ... (on-camera singer)
 2016 Mack & Moxy: America's First Kid's Show About Causes (TV Movie) (featured soloist: Moxy singing voice)
 2015 Goosebumps (choir singer - uncredited)
 2015 Jurassic World (choir singer)
 2015 Tomorrowland (choir singer)
 2015 Castle (TV Series) (soloist - 1 episode)
- Habeas Corpse (2015) ... (soloist)
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series) (on-camera singer - 1 episode)
- About a Christmas Card (2014) ... (on-camera singer)
 2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot (TV Movie) (choir singer)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (choir singer)
 2014 Rio 2 (singer) / (vocalist: Rio singer - as Baraka May Williams)
 2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Video Game) (singer) / (singer: small ensemble Hearth and Home) / (singer: soloist & small ensemble Scholomance) / (singer: soloist Darkmoon Faire)
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (singer: featured voice)
 2014 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
 2013 World War Z (singer)
 2013 Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series) (singer - 1 episode)
- The Hierophant (2013) ... (singer - uncredited)
 2013 Behind The Candelabra (singer - uncredited)
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (choir singer - uncredited)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (choir singer)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (choir singer)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (choir singer)
 2012 The Lorax (choir singer)
 2012 John Carter (choir singer - uncredited)
 2011 Real Steel (choir singer)
 2010 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 April 2010 (2010) ... (music arranger: show choir)
 2009 League of Legends (Video Game) (choir singer) / (singer: soloist "Fiddlesticks" official theme) / (vocal contractor)
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Other Works:

Featured soloist for The Nightmare Before Christmas LIVE at the Hollywood Bowl with Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, Ken Page, and Paul Reubens. Performed the singing voices of various characters from the film. See more »


Alternate Names:

Baraka May Williams

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

The third of eight children. All of her siblings are musicians, as well as her parents, grandparents, and most of her other relatives. See more »

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