‘Fifty Shades’ & 5 Other Film Franchises With Multiple Top 10s From Different Movies
December 23, 2016 - Fifty Shades of Grey
With Zayn and Taylor Swift both behind in a tip 10 of a Billboard Hot 100 interjection to a No. 6 entrance of new collaborative singular “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (on a draft antiquated Dec. 31), a cocktail stars assistance a certain film authorization accomplish something that isn’t easy to do: land tip 10 songs from during slightest dual opposite films in a series.
That’s a attainment a Fifty Shades authorization achieves with “Forever,” that is a lead singular from a arriving film Fifty Shades Darker (out Feb. 10). The lane starts during No. 6 on a Hot 100 due in vast partial to 188,000 downloads sole in a tracking week finale Dec. 16, along with 3.5 million domestic streams, according to Nielsen Music. It becomes a third strain from a Fifty Shades brand to strech a tip 10; Ellie Goulding primarily did so with “Love Me Like You Do,” from a initial film (Fifty Shades of Grey), reaching No. 3 in Mar 2015, while The Weeknd’s “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” followed also with a No. 3 rise dual months later.
But a series, formed on regretful novels combined by E.L. James, is distant from a usually film authorization to send songs to a Hot 100’s tip 10 from during slightest dual of a editions. Below are 5 some-more franchises to accomplish a blockbuster feat.
The James Bond films: Possibly a biggest instance comes around a several themes combined for a James Bond films given a 1960s. In all, a authorization has sent 7 songs (all from opposite movies, for that matter) to a tip 10, commencement with Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger,” that appearance during No. 8 on a Hot 100 antiquated Mar 24, 1965. Songs from Paul McCartney Wings, Carly Simon, Sheena Easton and Madonna also finished adult within a tip 10 by a finish of their runs, travelling (so far) all a approach to Adele’s Grammy-winning “Skyfall,” that strike No. 8 in Oct 2012. But usually one from a authorization indeed reached No. 1: Duran Duran’s “A View to a Kill,” for dual weeks starting on a Jul 13, 1985-dated chart.
Beverly Hills Cop: The Eddie Murphy-starring, three-part film array had a share of tip 10 hits, led by a No. 2 peaks of Glenn Frey’s “The Heat Is On” (March 16, 1985) from a initial film and George Michael’s “I Want Your Sex” (Aug. 8, 1987) from a second. Others enclosed The Pointer Sisters’ “Neutron Dance,” that reached No. 6 usually after a inclusion on a initial movie’s soundtrack notwithstanding being creatively expelled a year before; Harold Faltermeyer’s “Axel F” (No. 3, Jun 1, 1985); and The Jets’ “Cross My Broken Heart” (No. 7, Aug. 1, 1987).
Ghostbusters: The thesis strain to a series, creatively available by Ray Parker Jr., was a three-week No. 1 in Aug 1984 after a initial film’s debut, though a supplement frightened adult a large Hot 100 hit, as well, with Bobby Brown’s “On Our Own,” rising to No. 2 (Aug. 5, 1989).
Rocky: The Hot 100 success of a Rocky franchise spans 4 films, commencement with a initial film’s theme, “Gonna Fly Now,” stoical by Bill Conti. After reaching No. 1 for one week (July 2, 1977), it was followed 5 years after by Survivor’s “Eye of a Tiger,” featured on Rocky 3, a six-week No. 1 in 1982. Though no other strain from Rocky finished adult during No. 1, a successive Rocky 4 had a successes regardless, highlighted by (again) Survivor and a “Burning Heart” (No. 2, Feb. 1, 1986) and James Brown’s “Living in America” (No. 4, Mar 1, 1986).
The Nutty Professor: Monica’s “Ain’t Nobody” from a initial Eddie Murphy iteration of The Nutty Professor climbed to No. 9 on a Hot 100 in 1996 as partial of a double-sided singular with “Why we Love You So Much,” as did Az Yet’s “Last Night.” Nearly 4 years later, a sequel’s pound crowned a draft for 3 weeks (Aug. 26, 2000) in “Doesn’t Really Matter,” achieved by Janet Jackson, who also co-starred in a film.