Carmen Beth Twillie (born 1950) is an African American studio singer and actress. She is a long-time friend of Tommy Morgan and has appeared as guest soloist with Morgan's choir. She is best known for singing the Elton John and Tim Rice song "Circle of Life" in the beginning of the 1994 Disney animated feature The Lion King. She worked with Pink Floyd for their 1987 album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason, providing additional voices. She provided the singing voice of Stormella in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie in 1998 and she was a vocal singer in Cats Don't Dance.