Heather Headley (b. 1974) is a singer and actress. She is best known for her role of Nala in the Broadway musical adaptation of Disney's The Lion King, as well as her role of Aida in Disney and Elton John's Aida. Headley has won a Tony Award and been twice nominated for a Grammy. In concert, she has appeared alongside Nathan Lane, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andrea Bocelli, and Lillias White. Headley also sang "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" with Josh Groban at We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial and performed during the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade.