Beauty earned 72,000 equivalent album units for the week ending Jan. 6, with streaming activity making up the majority of that amount. The two most popular songs from the soundtrack, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure,” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 50 and No. 54 last week, and is expected to climb even higher. .
The film centers around the Madrigals, a family living in a beautiful place called Encanto, hidden in the mountains of Colombia. Every child in the family has a unique gift except one, Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz), who discovers the magic surrounding Encanto is in danger. On Sunday (January 9), Beauty won the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film.
the Beauty The soundtrack was released on November 19, five days ahead of the film’s exclusive 30-day theatrical run. The film, directed by Jared Bush and Byron Howard, debuted at Disney+ on Dec. 24. Its premiere on the streamer led to renewed interest in the soundtrack, which rose to No. 7 on the Billboard 200 after reaching No. 110 last week. Per Billboard, it’s been two years since a soundtrack topped the chart; at Disney Frozen II holds No. 1 spot for a week in December 2019.
Trailing Beauty on the Billboard 200 this week are two of the biggest artists of 2021: Adele and embattled country singer Morgan Wallen. The former helped reverse the 17 -year decline in CD sales, while the latter was previously No. 1, Dangerous: The Double Album, has now spent 51 non -consecutive weeks in the Top 10 on the chart. Wallen barely missed a step after being caught say the N-word to the camera, recently sold most of his dates great arena tour in just three weeks.