‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Scores Biggest Soundtrack Debut Since 2009

Beyonce, Ellie Goulding and The Weeknd tracks drove US sales of 250,000 copies in the first week

It’s been a dominating week for anything and everything “Fifty Shades of Grey” related.

The soundtrack for Sam Taylor-Johnson‘s erotic drama, which opened to packed houses on Valentine’s Day weekend and has already brought in $270 million worldwide for Universal Pictures, has topped charts in multiple markets.

From Republic Records, the soundtrack has already sold over 250,000 units in the U.S. alone, marking the best first week of sales for a theatrical feature soundtrack since “Michael Jackson’s This Is It” in 2009, and the best debut for a multi-artist compilation soundtrack since 2005. Currently, it sits atop the Billboard Soundtrack Chart.

In addition to performing well as a collective package, the soundtrack’s first two singles — Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” and The Weeknd’s “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” — both occupy Top 10 spots on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart.

Other big names on the soundtrack include Beyonce with a “Haunted” remix, Annie Lennox with “I Put A Spell on You (Fifty Shades of Grey),” the Rolling Stone’s classic “Beast of Burden” and Frank Sinatra’s “Witchcraft.”

“Fifty Shades of Grey, adapted from the the first installment of E.L. James‘ bestselling trilogy, stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.

See the entire soundtrack listing below:

1 “I Put A Spell On You (Fifty Shades of Grey)” – Annie Lennox
2. “Undiscovered” – Laura Welsh
3. “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)” – The Weeknd
4. “Meet Me In The Middle” – Jessie Ware
5. “Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
6. “Haunted (Michael Diamond Remix)” – Beyoncé
7. “Salted Wound” – Sia
8. “Beast Of Burden” – The Rolling Stones
9. “I’m On Fire” – AWOLNATION
10. “Crazy In Love (2014 Remix)” – Beyoncé
11. “Witchcraft” – Frank Sinatra
12. “One Last Night” – Vaults
13. “Where You Belong” – The Weeknd
14. “I Know You” – Skylar Grey
15. “Ana And Christian” – Danny Elfman
16. “Did That Hurt?” – Danny Elfman

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