Hakuna Matata

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Information About Hakuna Matata

This song features in the Disney animation movie The Lion King. The word "Hakuna matata" is a Swahili phrase that is often translated as "no worries". In the film Timon along with Pumbaa and Simba appear singing this song.

The song proved so popular that it was nominated for Best Song at the Academy Awards in 1995 and came second to another song from the same movie "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".

This song was authored by Disney, Walt Disney Records, and the Walt Disney Music Company and is protected by copyright.

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Music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice.

Performed by Max Casella, Tom Allan Robbins, Scott Irby-Ranniar, and Jason Raize.

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peter, oxford

15 October 2013 at 12:49am

meaghan if you love him so much why don't you marry him

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peter, oxford

15 October 2013 at 12:47am

i love this song i always here it when i watch lion king and when i'm on the school bus and i have it on my mp3player

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Meaghan, United States

15 October 2012 at 9:35pm

Out of ALL of the characters in The Lion King, my favorite is Timon. He's SO funny! I just LOVE him!

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Jack, Australia

17 April 2012 at 10:32am

I love lion king my fav part is the hakuna matata

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Taylah, Australia

17 April 2012 at 10:28am

I live this song so much it is awesome because and I love lion king Taylah

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Julianna, United States

16 April 2012 at 2:46pm


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Morven, United Kingdom

19 March 2012 at 4:10pm

Oh, that's annoying! On my last comment, all the words got squished up next to each other! I hope you can understand it!

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Morven, United Kingdom

19 March 2012 at 4:08pm

I absolutely love The Lion King. My favourite character is Mufasa, although Simba comes in as a close second. In The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, I really like Kovu, too. It doesn't really make a big difference, and I don't want to sound critical, but Paragraph 4 of Hakuna Matata is missing a few words, which Timon says. Like this: Pumbaa: And, oh, the shame Timon: He was ashamed Pumbaa: Thought-a changin' my name Timon: What's in a name? Pumbaa: And I got downhearted Timon: How d'ya feel? Pumbaa: Ev'rytime... I hope I'm not wrong!

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Kalista, United States

9 March 2012 at 10:59pm

i love this song,but it would be good if it had a music video!

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Kenzetta, Indonesia

27 September 2011 at 1:25pm

why don't you provides the songs to download?

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Charlotte, United Kingdom

15 March 2011 at 8:03pm

hakuna matata describes me perfectly

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Nicole, Belfast

7 January 2010 at 4:38pm

I love this song i 've been trying to find the words for a long time and bus songs is my fav website on the web so far THANKS BUS SONGS.COM YOU REALLY ARE GOOD

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Dezzy, Port Richey Florida

22 December 2009 at 12:41am

I love this song and the movie lion king it just means believe in life. it means no worries for the rest of your days...

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Ziann, Singapore

23 November 2009 at 4:16am

I LOVE THIS SONG! I sing it with the kids when we're doin obstacle/walking the beam. Simply to say "it means no worries!" and that anyone can walk the beam with confidence. mind you, mu kids are about 18months! what a feat!

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Abby, Delmar Ny

19 April 2009 at 5:54pm

Hakuna Matata is definitly no passing craze! I sing that at least seven times a week (not once a day)

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Mitzy, Philippines

17 February 2009 at 1:46pm

hey i no what are in the video the title is five little monkeys at the zoo

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Salma Nasser, Eygpt:cairo ,el-rahab City

21 December 2008 at 7:43pm

The song show's no worries , and the wonderful phrase hakuna matata and more things.

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Caitlin, Cornwall

4 December 2008 at 6:56pm

classic songs, make me want to join along

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