BEAUTY AND THE BEAST OST Climbs to The Top of The Charts
Manila, Philippines--Walt Disney Records' "Beauty And The Beast" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack climbs its way to the top of the charts, barely a week after the opening of its live-action remake. The soundtrack is currently charting on several digital platforms in the Philippines:
-No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums
-No. 3 on the Billboard 200
-10 "Beauty And The Beast" tracks currently on Spotify Philippines Viral 50, including: (Top 1) "Belle" by Emma Watson, Luke Evans, and Ensemble , (Top 2) "Something There" by Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Dan Stevens, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Nathan Mack, (Top 3) "Evermore" by Dan Stevens, (Top 4) "Days In The Sun" by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Audra McDonald, Adam Mitchell, Stanley Tucci, Clive Rowe, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor, and Ian McKellen, (Top 7) "Beauty And The Beast" by Emma Thompson, (Top 8) "How Does A Moment Last Forever (Montmartre)" by Emma Watson, (Top 15) "Be Our Guest" by Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, (Top 17) "Aria" by Audra McDonald, (top 40) "Beauty And The Beast" by Ariana Grande and John Legend, and (Top 47) "Evermore" by Josh Groban.
"Beauty And TheBeast" features the original film's most popular songs by composer Alan Menken and the late lyricist Howard Ashman such as "Belle," "Be Our Guest," "Gaston," and its title track, among others, as well as new songs by Menken and lyricist Tim Rice such as "How Does A Moment Last Forever" (performed by Celine Dion) and "Evermore" (performed by Josh Groban).
Meanwhile, the new rendition of the classic song "Beauty And The Beast" performed by Ariana Grande and John Legend is produced by Grammy-winning veteran Ron Fair, whose music career spans 37 years as a major-label record company leader and accomplished producer, arranger, recording engineer, and musical director. Fair was brought in to produce by Disney's president of Music & Soundtracks Mitchell Leib who also brought Grande and Legend to the project.
"Beauty And The Beast" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is exclusively distributed by MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines) in the Philippines and is now available in CDs for Php 495.00 at Astroplus/Astrovision stores. Download the soundtrack via Spinnr or iTunes. Stream the music via Spotify or Apple Music. Or listen HERE.