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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Mission to Help Raise Money for Puerto Rico

Things have been tough for Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria hit and many have responded to the call for help, especially Lin-Manuel Miranda. If you follow the Hamilton and In The Heights star on Twitter, you will see that he's been hard at work using his platform to help fundraising efforts for his home territory. From the Hispanic Federation to MoveOn and Unidos Por Puerto Rico, Miranda has helped shine a light on all the ways we could help the island that is still recovering from such a terrible storm. He has even teased...
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The ‘Hamilton’ Cast Recording Just Outsold ‘Rent’ and Lin-Manuel Miranda Had the Best Response

His name is Alexander Hamilton and he just broke a huge record for Broadway! After spending nearly two years on the charts, the original cast recording of Hamilton has officially surpassed the iconic Rent in sales. After its 100th week on the Billboard 200, they finally topped 1.285 million in sales, which puts them just barely ahead of Rent's 1.284 million. This feat also places Hamilton at sixth on the all-time list of cast recordings, joining the ranks of Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Mamma Mia!, Les Miserables and Jersey Boys. So, naturally the show's creator and almost EGOT winner, Lin-Manuel Miranda had...
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Cast Album Tops Katy Perry’s ‘Witness’ on iTunes Charts

Fresh off their big wins on Sunday night's 71st Annual Tony Awards, the cast of Broadway's newest smash hit Dear Evan Hansen is making waves on the iTunes Charts.  At the Tonys, the musical took home two of the top honor awards; Best Musical and Best Actor in a Musical which went to the lead star, Ben Platt. After the play's successful night, the cast album soundtrack has taken over the number one spot on iTunes, ahead of all other albums including the highly anticipated and promoted new release from Katy Perry, her...
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WATCH: A Young Lin-Manuel Miranda Singing ‘It’s Gonna Be Me’

Just when you thought you were safe from the *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys "May Memes," Lin-Manuel Miranda comes along and stirs the pot up again. Miranda shared an adorable video from his college days as Wesleyan University.  In the video, the Hamilton creator was participating in the University talent show and, in true Miranda fashion, he was doing things his own way.  Miranda's talent was performing *NSYNC's It's Gonna Be Me as well as other pop hits such at Britney Spears’ Oops!… I Did It Again and Destiny’s Child’s Say My Name.  Miranda, putting his...
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