DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that the soundtrack for the third and final movie of the Fifty Shades series debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, with 58,000 copies sold worldwide in its first week. However, the least successful of the three soundtracks from the franchise. Both the soundtracks for the first two movies of the trilogy reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart. The soundtrack for Fifty Shades of Grey was the 7th best-selling album of 2015 with over 2.2 million copies sold worldwide. On the other hand, according to Nielsen Music, the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack sold 123,000 copies on its first week.
Soundtracks for the films all feature songs by popular pop stars. For the first movie, Beyoncé re-released a hit song from 2003, Crazy In Love. The sultry remix was played for the trailer of the movie. Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding, which was specifically recorded for the film, was released as a single. It became a global success and was even nominated for two Grammy awards. The next chart-topper from the trilogy’s soundtracks was I Don’t Want To Live Forever by Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik. The song became the 10th best-selling song of 2017, with 1,108,000 copies sold. For the Fifty Shades Freed soundtrack, the lead single released was For You by Rita Ora and Liam Payne. Unlike the past singles released for the franchise, the song debuted only at the 76th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. But before you listen to the Fifty Shades soundtrack, you might as well watch Fifty Shades Freed online first.