Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Encanto” Soundtrack Reaches No. 1 on Australia’s Albums Chart

Lin-Manuel Miranda is celebrating success Down Under

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican composer/lyricist’s Encanto soundtrack tops the Australian albums chart in its eleventh week.


The soundtrack to the Disney animated film earns its first ARIA Chart crown, with three songs from the album impacting the singles survey: “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (No. 8), “Surface Pressure” (No. 22) and “The Family Madrigal” (No. 50).

Encanto completes its climb to the summit after debuting at No. 29 at the start of January, before lifting into the Top 10 for the first time in its second week, and staying there ever since.

Carolina Gaitán & Her “Encanto” Cast Mates Log Seventh Week at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart with “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”

Carolina Gaitán is still making a splash across the pond…

The 37-year-old Colombian actress and singer and her fellow Encanto cast mates are celebrating a seventh week at No. 1 in the United Kingdom with their hit single from the Disney animated film, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno.”

Encanto“We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” the longest-running No. 1 this year so far, became the first original Disney cut to lead the Official U.K. Singles Chart.

The song, by Gaitán, Mauro CastilloAdassaRhenzy FelizDiane GuerreroStephanie Beatriz and the Encanto cast (all singing as the characters that they voice in the movie), was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The track was recently named Best Song Written for a Film by the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association (LEJA).

Encanto continues to make a big impression on the chart with “Surface Pressure” down 3-5 this week, and “The Family Madrigal” down 8-10.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Encanto” Soundtrack Reaches Fifth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200 

It’s an enchanting five for Lin-Manuel Miranda

Walt Disney Records’ Encanto soundtrack, containing eight original songs written by the 42-year-old Puerto Rican Tony Award-winning star and produced by Mike Elizondo, spends its fifth nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, becoming the soundtrack with the most weeks atop the chart since Disney’s own Frozen ruled for 13 nonconsecutive weeks in 2014.


With their totals at No. 1 (so far), Frozen and Encanto boast the most, and second-most, weeks at No. 1, respectively, among soundtracks in the 21st century.

Encanto earned 110,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending February 10 (down 2%), according to MRC Data.

Of Encanto’s 110,000 equivalent album units earned, SEA units comprise 91,000 (down 3%, equaling 134.82 million on-demand official streams of the set’s songs), album sales comprise 17,000 (up 5%) and TEA units comprise 2,000 (down 28%).

Encanto continues to be powered largely by streaming activity for its songs, including its five top 40-charting hits on the Billboard Hot 100: “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” (which spent its second week atop the February 12-dated chart), “Surface Pressure,” “The Family Madrigal,” “What Else Can I Do?” and the Academy Award-nominated “Dos Oruguitas.”

Notably, Encanto is one of only six soundtracks to spend at least five weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in the last 30 years. Before Encanto, there was Frozen (13 weeks, 2014), Titanic (16, 1998), Waiting to Exhale (five, 1996), The Lion King (10, 1994-95) and the Whitney Houston-led The Bodyguard (20, 1992-93). (Before that, the last soundtrack with at least five weeks at No. 1 was Prince’s Batman in 1989, with six weeks at No. 1.) The soundtrack — and overall album — with the most weeks at No. 1 is West Side Story, with 54 weeks atop the list in 1962-63.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units, compiled by MRC Data. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad-supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Encanto” Soundtrack Makes History on U.K. Singles Chart

Lin-Manuel Miranda is making U.K. chart history…

The 42-year-old Puerto Rican actor, singer-songwriter, playwright, and film director’s Encanto soundtrack has produced another U.K. singles chart achievement as the album’s hit single “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” notches another week at No. 1 on Official U.K. Singles Chart.

EncantoWhile “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” enters a third week at No. 1, another two Encanto album tracks impact the Top 10: “Surface Pressure” by Jessica Darrow (holding at No. 4) and “The Family Madrigal” (up 11-7).

In the process, Encanto becomes the first animated film soundtrack in U.K. chart history to simultaneously chart three songs in the Top 10. The collection already made history when “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” became the first original Disney number to lead the chart.

Meanwhile, “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” is on track to notch a fourth consecutive week at No. 1 on the U.K singles chart. Based on sales and streaming data accumulated from the first 48 hours in the chart week, the song will lock up another chart crown.

The Official U.K. Singles Chart is unveiled late Friday, local time.

The ensemble song, written by Miranda, is performed by Carolina GaitánMauro CastilloAdassaRhenzy FelizDiane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and the Encanto cast.