‘Encanto’ Soundtrack Tops Billboard Chart for Fifth Week
One other week, one other No. 1 for Disney’s “Encanto” soundtrack.
The album, with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, continues its blockbuster run on Billboard’s chart by notching its fifth week at No. 1, beating out new releases by Yo Gotti and Mitski.
Propelled by the tune “We Don’t Discuss About Bruno,” which stays the most-streamed tune in the US on Spotify — in addition to a preferred TikTok meme — the “Encanto” soundtrack had the equal of 110,000 gross sales final week. That was down simply 2 p.c from the week earlier than, based on MRC Knowledge, Billboard’s monitoring arm.
“Encanto,” launched almost three months in the past, has held the highest spot each week this 12 months besides one, and posted regular numbers. Its whole this week consists of 135 million streams — final week it was 140 million; the week earlier than, 139 million — and 17,000 copies bought as a whole bundle. It’s the first soundtrack to earn not less than 5 weeks at No. 1 since Disney’s “Frozen,” which loved 13 instances on the prime in 2014.
Additionally this week, “DS4Ever” by the Atlanta rapper Gunna rises one spot to No. 2 on the album chart, whereas the veteran Memphis rapper Yo Gotti opens at No. 3 with “CM10: Free Recreation,” his highest chart place.
Morgan Wallen’s “Harmful: The Double Album,” a chart mainstay for greater than a 12 months now, holds at No. 4, and “Laurel Hell” by Mitski, a star indie singer-songwriter, opens at No. 5, a profession excessive.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/14/arts/music/encanto-soundtrack-billboard-chart.html ‘Encanto’ Soundtrack Tops Billboard Chart for Fifth Week