"Rio 2" Soundtrack Featuring New Bruno Mars Song Out March 25

By Andrea Dresdale

Kevin Estrada/Blue Sky Studio/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.Not only does he make his voice acting debut in the upcoming animated film Rio 2, but Bruno Mars is also featured on the movie’s soundtrack, which now has a release date.

Rio 2: Music from the Music Picture will arrive in stores March 25, and it features the song “Welcome Back,” which is performed in the movie by Bruno as Roberto, the former boyfriend of the Anne Hathaway‘s character Jewel.

Other artists on the soundtrack include Bruno’s longtime musical collaborator Phillip Lawrence, as well as Janelle Monáe, Jamie Foxx, Kristin Chenoweth, former X Factor contestant Rachel Crow, and Siedah Garrett, who’s probably best known for duetting with Michael Jackson on “I Just Can’t Stop Lovin’ You” and co-writing the King of Pop’s classic “Man in the Mirror.”

Rio 2 will be in theaters April 11. In addition to Anne Hathaway, it features the voice talents of Jesse Eisenberg, Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno and many more.

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