puerto rico disaster relief lin manuelThe impact of music can push forward a need for change and Lin-Manuel Miranda is the man to make it happen.

Miranda joined forces with all-star Latin celebrities to release a new song and raise money for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

“Almost Like Praying” pays tribute to the island and highlights what makes Puerto Rico strong despite the destruction the natural disaster brought.

Miranda organized the record and features celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Estefan and Gina Rodriguez to name a few.

The proceeds to the song will go to The Hispanic Federation, which Miranda has been a strong advocate for since the humanitarian crisis hit.

According to CNN, only about 9 percent of Puerto Rico residents have power, while other homes are left without running water.

Miranda rounded up some of the biggest Latin singers to perform this bilingual track.

According to The New York Times, the Hamilton creator traveled back and forth to oversee recording sessions and finally put everything together Tuesday night.

His hard work paid off and didn’t go unnoticed by his fans, who praised him on Twitter for creating a song and his continuous efforts to help out his island.

Miranda was teasing clips all September long, so its exciting to see the song produced and streamed across multiple music platforms.

Lin-Manuel Miranda continues to be the beacon hope for a fallen island.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying” was written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund

Proceeds go to https://hispanicfederation.org/unidos/

For more information, please visit http://www.hispanicfederation.org and http://www.almostlikepraying.com

“Almost Like Praying”

Lin-Manuel Miranda feat Artists for Puerto Rico Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda © 2017 5000 Broadway Music (ASCAP) Administered by WB Music Corp.

“Contains elements of “Maria” Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ©1957, Renewed.

Published by The Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Co. LLC (ASCAP) c/o Universal PolyGram Int. Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP) and Chappell-Co. Inc. (ASCAP)

Track produced by Jeffrey “Trooko” Penalva

Additional vocal arrangements by Alex Lacamoire

Mixed by Mikaelin “Blue” BlueSpruce at Lounge Studios, NYC

Mastered by Chris Gehringer at Sterling Sound, NYC

Engineered by Ebonie Smith, Ariel Chobaz, Salvador Majail

Assistant Engineers: Jordon Silva, Jaron Bozeman, Matt Dyson

Recorded at Atlantic Studios (NYC), Glenwood Place Studios (Burbank CA), The Village Recorder (Los Angeles CA), Circle House (Miami FL)

Percussion by: Eric Bobo Correa

Vocals Performed by Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Camila Cabello, Pedro Capo, Dessa, Gloria Estefan, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Alex Lacamoire, John Leguizamo, Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Ednita Nazario, Joell Ortiz, Anthony Ramos, Gina Rodriguez, Gilberto Santa Rosa, PJ Sin Suela, Tommy Torres, Ana Villafañe Marc Anthony, Ednita Nazario, Pedro Capo, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan appear courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment U.S. Latin LLC Luis Fonsi appears courtesy of Universal Music Latin Entertainment Camila Cabello appear courtesy of Syco / Epic Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment Tommy Torres appears courtesy of Warner Music Latina

Executive Producer: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Associate Producers: Luis A. Miranda, Jr. Rigo “Riggs” Morales

Producers: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez Danny Hastings Cesar Camacho

Assistant Producers: Ann Dubin Javier Gomez Sara Elisa Miller Owen Panettieri

Co-Directors: Cesar Camacho Lin-Manuel Miranda Luis A. Miranda, Jr.

Title Design: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez

For Atlantic Records: CEO & Co-chairman Craig Kallman COO & Co-chairman Julie Greenwald A&R Riggs Morales A&R Administration Craig Rosen A&R Coordination Ari Gelaw Marketing for Atlantic Records Grace James Business Affairs for Atlantic Records Michael Kushner, Alyson Abbagnaro, Brett Copell

For Somos Arte: Artistic Director & Principal: Edgardo Mirannda-Rodriguez Business Manager: Kyung Jeon-Miranda Lead Animator: Rahim Akbar Muhammad Production Coordinator: Stephanie Ortiz Director of Photography: Dawin Rodríguez Camera Operators: Joel Fernandez Dominick Estarella

Associate Sound Recordist: Jonathan Hernandez Gaffer: Bart Grillet

Proceeds to the Hispanic Federation UNIDOS Fund for Puerto Rico

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