Hidden Figures The Album Artist: Various Artists feat Pharrell Williams CD 2016 Release Date 12/9/16
Hidden Figures: The Album, is the soundtrack to the 2016 film, featuring Pharrell Williams, Janelle Monae, Lalah Hathaway, Mary J. Blige, and Kim Burrell.
Both the movie and the music from the film have picked up considerable notice, especially when Pharrell Williams joined the film's cast at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Hidden Figures is a film that tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Pharrell Williams produced the film's soundtrack, in addition to partnering with longtime collaborator Hans Zimmer as well as Benjamin Wallfisch to compose the film's score.