Business Wire – Wed Jun 25 14:37:00 CDT 2008
Disney's Camp Rock Soundtrack Debuts at #3 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart
Walt Disney Records' Release from Hit Disney Channel Original Movie Debuts at #1 on Billboard's Soundtrack and Childrens' Charts
BURBANK, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Walt Disney Records' soundtrack to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock made its debut at #3 this week on the Billboard 200 chart based on sales of 188,000 units in its first week of release. In addition to its Top 5 position, the soundtrack is #1 on Billboard's Soundtrack and Childrens' charts.
Thus far, over 454,000 single tracks and over 37,500 albums from the Camp Rock soundtrack have been purchased digitally. Album sales represent nearly 20% of soundtrack sales-to-date. As of June 25, three tracks are in the Top 10 on the iTunes Top Songs chart -- "This is Me" (which held the #1 position various times during the first week of release), "Play My Music" and "Gotta Find You." The album is #1 on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and #2 on the Top Albums chart.
The unprecedented multi-platform premiere weekend roll-out of Disney's "Camp Rock" on Disney Channel, ABC and ABC Family resulted in more than 21 million unique total viewers in the U.S.
The eclectic soundtrack consists of: "Who Will I Be," written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil and performed by Demi Lovato; "Start the Party," written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil and performed by Jordan Francis; "This Is Me" written by Adam Watts and Andy Dodd and performed by Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas; "Gotta Find You" written by Adam Watts and Andy Dodd and performed by Joe Jonas; "What It Takes," written by Tim James and Antonina Armato and performed by Aaryn Doyle; "Our Time Is Here," written by Tim James and Antonina Armato and performed by Demi Lovato, Meaghan Jette Martin and Aaryn Doyle; "Too Cool," written by Toby Gad, Pam Sheyne and Kovasciar Myvette and performed by Meaghan Jette Martin; "Hasta La Vista," written by Toby Gad, Pam Sheyne, Kovasciar Myvette and performed by Jordan Francis, Roshon Fegan; "Play My Music," written by Kara Dioguardi and Mitch Allan and performed by Jonas Brothers; "We Rock," written by Kara Dioguardi and Greg Wells and performed by the cast; "Here I Am," written by Jamie Houston and performed by Renee Sandstrom and "2 Stars," written by Adam Anders and Nikki Hasman and performed by Meaghan Jette Martin.
Walt Disney Records is part of the Disney Music Group. The Disney Music Group is the recorded music and music publishing arm of The Walt Disney Studios, which is a part of The Walt Disney Company. For more information, please visit DisneyRecords.com.
Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 95 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on 27 Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney-ABC Television Group.
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