As the July 21 premiere of Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie’ draws closer, the lineup of artists featured on the film’s official soundtrack has been unveiled. To celebrate the release of Disney’s live-action film The Little Mermaid, the staff at Billboard put together a list of the Top 100 Disney Songs. Just doctor’s orders, Sam Smith has canceled an extra pair of UK gigs. even more!
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The ‘Barbie’ soundtrack stacks up! Sam Smith announces a project with Madonna and cancels a show. We’ve got Lauren Jauregui in studio. We run down the top Disney songs of all time and the stars remember the legendary Tina Turner
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Welcome to Billboard News, I’m Tetris Kelly, today is Thursday, May 25th. And can I have a ticket to the movie ‘Barbie’ please? Because this soundtrack is everything. We already knew that Dua Lipa was on the soundtrack for the ‘Barbie’ movie, but now we have the full list of Barbie and Kenes singing tunes for the movie.
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Dua Lipa isn’t the only pop girlie on the soundtrack. We have Charli XCX, Lizzo, Pink Pantyhose and Ava Max.
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The soundtrack features some alternate Barbies in HAIM and Gayle, plus some rapping Barbies, of course, with Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice, and Kali. Speaking of Cannes, Ryan Gosling is on the soundtrack alongside Dominic Fike, Khalid, Tame Impala and The Kid LaRoi.
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Mark Ronson executive produced the collection of tracks, and it is also international with Karol G and K-pop group FIFTY FIFTY.
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Speaking of soundtracks, Disney has ruled the soundtrack charts for decades and we’re running down some of the best tracks. Almost everyone has heard a Disney song in their lifetime. There are hundreds of them. To celebrate the release of Disney’s live-action film The Little Mermaid, the staff at Billboard put together a list of the Top 100 Disney Songs. Here are the top five. A Disney classic first released in 1940, the first song on our list was made popular by a little cricket named Jimmy. It won an Oscar for Best Original Song and was Disney’s first Oscar-winning track, peaking at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top Disney Songs When You Wish Upon a Star.
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The next song on the list is an upbeat classic that has Lumiere and Cogsworth singing inanimate objects to welcome us at number 4 with “Be Our Guest” from “Beauty and the Beast.”
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The next song on the list isn’t featured in a Disney movie at all, but it’s one of the most publicly performed songs of all time. ‘It’s A Small World’ comes at number 3 on our list.
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The next song on the list has been in your head since it first “frozen” into our homes in 2013 — can you believe it’s been 10 years! “Let It Go” is #2 on our Staff Choice!
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And we couldn’t help but choose the iconic “Little Mermaid” song as our number one pick for the Top 100 Disney Songs. Power ballad ‘Part of Your World’ originally sung in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Jodi Benson’s voice hits No. 1
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Which is your favorite Disney song? And who’s looking forward to hearing Halle Bailey sing the iconic No. 1 song in the live-action remake? Turn off the sound with your choice below!
Now let’s talk about Sam Smith. They are teaming up with a legend but the attention of the fans is something else this time. Sam Smith annoys some fans and makes headlines, good and bad, but Madonna makes it all better. The ‘Too Good at Goodbye’ singer had to walk off stage after just four songs at her concert in Manchester. He posted in a statement: “I battled the virus a few weeks back. During my third song, I noticed something was wrong with my voice. I came off stage and tried everything possible to raise my voice again, but it didn’t happen. I’m honestly heartbroken. I couldn’t end the show for all of you tonight. They also posted that the shows in Birmingham and Glasgow would also be rescheduled and would be available for refunds, leaving some fans angry and disappointed. But he also got some good news yesterday: Sam announced a collab with the legendary Madonna
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If this is anything like his work with Kim Petras on ‘Unholy’ then we better be in for a hit.
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Hey guys, it’s Lauren, I’m so excited to be getting your tickets with Billboard on June 7th in Nashville.
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Now it’s time for my interview with Lauren Jauregui. He just announced his new EP and I sat down with him to talk about it. Now let’s talk about your lead single ‘Wolves’ it’s got two amazingly talented guys Ty Dolla $ign and Russ,
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Why were those two people perfect people?
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This song was written back in like 2019. So Russ and I have always been friends, you know, he’s also a freelance artist. And I learned a lot from him and all the knowledge he gives to the world as an artist and I feel very connected to him and we kind of grew a friendship like getting to know each other, and then Ty heard the track And loved it, and wanted to jump on it. So he did.
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It seems like only yesterday that it was July, Fifth Harmony was celebrating 10 years and now it’s July 11th.
I mean I can say that I have been a part of anything for 11 years. Like it very much.
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And I think every other week you guys are going viral for some moment or performance. What is something that you are connected to that you haven’t talked about? I need to know that when you see it on the Internet, you say, Oh man, I can’t, man.
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OK, with Fifth Harmony. This is his endless supply. The pictures of our carpet are definitely a lot of stuff. I laughed so hard at all of your comments about the carpet pictures because I feel you.
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Make sure you hit up Billboard.com for the full interview live on TODAY Show. Come back tomorrow for our Friday music guide. And I leave you with some great memories of icons Tina Turner, I Am Tetris Kelly, and this Billboard News.
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With the passing of Tina Turner, several artists shared on social media how the icon inspired and influenced them.
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Beyoncé posted a message on her website for her beloved queen, which read, “I love you so much. I am so grateful for your inspiration and all the ways you have paved the way for strength and resilience.” You are the epitome of strength and passion. We are all so lucky to have seen your kindness and beautiful soul that will live on forever.
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The two divas performed ‘Proud Mary’ together at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in 2008. Mariah Carey wrote on Twitter, “The legendary iconic diva and superstar are often used interchangeably. And yet Tina Turner is the epitome of them all, and to me an incredible artist, musician and trailblazer, she has always been a survivor and everywhere.” Will be an inspiration to women.” Alicia Keys posted a heartwarming message on Instagram, writing, “What a woman, what a life, what a warrior. The songs you sang gave us the courage to step out and be ourselves completely. You are a force to be reckoned with as a woman and as an artist. All these things are a beacon of light not only for me, but for all the people around the world who are finding themselves and their fearlessness through our vulnerability. And finally, Nicki Minaj posted, “Legend icon and that doesn’t even scratch the surface. May he rest in absolute peace and may his legacy of talent and resilience live on forever. #OnlyTheBest.” To see our full roundup of celebs honoring Tina Turner and Billboard.com