'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack Climbs to No. 1 on Billboard 200

The soundtrack to the circus musical film becomes the first chart-topping soundtrack since 'Fifty Shades Darker' soundtrack spent a week ruling the chart on March 4, 2017.

AceShowbiz - "The Greatest Showman" soundtrack tops Billboard 200 chart in its fourth week. The soundtrack to the circus musical film, which made its way out to stores on December 8 through Atlantic Records, racked up 106,000 equivalent album units in the week ending January 4, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 78,000 were in traditional album sales.

The soundtrack, which includes songs by the film's stars such as Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya Coleman, debuted at No. 71 on the chart before climbing to No. 63 in the following week. Following the movie's release on December 20 last year, it ascended to No. 5. "The Greatest Showman" soundtrack also becomes the first-chart topping soundtrack since "Fifty Shades Darker" soundtrack spent a week at No. 1 on March 4, 2017.

It appears that the soundtrack doesn't only rule Billboard 200 chart. It also tops ARIA's album chart after spending a week at No. 8. The movie, on the other hand, has earned over $67 million at the U.S. and Canada's box office through January 5.

Back to Billboard 200 chart, Ed Sheeran's "Divide (division sign)" stays steady at No. 2 with 67,000 units, while last week's chart topper, Taylor Swift's "Reputation", falls two spots to No. 3 with 48,000 units. G-Eazy's "The Beautiful & Damned" climbs to No. 4 with 42,000 units.

Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." ascends to No. 5 with 41,000. Meanwhile, Eminem's "Revival" descends two spots to No. 6 with nearly 41,000 units. Imagine Dragons' "Evolve" returns to the top 10, rising from No. 11 to No. 7 with nearly 41,000 units.

Post Malone's "Stoney" jumps to No. 8 with 39,000 units, while Huncho Jack's "Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho" falls six spots to No. 9 with nearly 39,000 units. For those who don't know, Huncho Jack is Quavo and Travis Scott (II)'s joint project. Closing out this week's top 10 is Khalid's "American Teen", which rises to No. 10 with 31,000 units.

  1. "The Greatest Showman" Soundtrack - Various Artist (106,000 units)
  2. "Divide (division sign)" - Ed Sheeran (67,000 units)
  3. "Reputation" - Taylor Swift (48,000 units)
  4. "The Beautiful & Damned" - G-Eazy (42,000 units)
  5. "DAMN." - Kendrick Lamar (41,000 units)
  6. "Revival" - Eminem (nearly 41,000 units)
  7. "Evolve" - Imagine Dragons (nearly 41,000 units)
  8. "Stoney" - Post Malone (39,000 units)
  9. "Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho" - Huncho Jack (nearly 39,000 units)
  10. "American Teen" - Khalid (31,000 units)

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