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David Bowie, T.I. To Pen Songs For SpongeBob Squarepants Musical

Pop legend David Bowie signs on write songs for Spongebob Musical

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For a funny cartoon, SpongeBob Squarepants was able to land some serious songwriters.

The Nickelodeon cartoon will be taking its show to Broadway and to make it sing, David Bowie, T.I. and a host of musicians have signed on to write tunes. Joining the aforementioned pair will be John Legend, Landy Antebellum, Aerosmith, Dirty Projectors, Cyndi Lauper and the Flaming Lips, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T's and Jonathan Coulton. According to Entertainment Weekly, the show will premiere in Chicago next June before opening on Broadway for the 2016-2017 season.

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