Film Title: Furious 7

For the first time in more than a decade, a soundtrack is the No. 1 album of the week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, while one of its songs tops the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.

Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ Knocks ‘Uptown Funk’ Off No. 1 on Hot 100

The Furious 7 soundtrack jumps to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 dated April 25, while its smash song “See You Again,” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, concurrently vaults 10-1 on the Hot 100.

‘Furious 7’ Soundtrack Speeds to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

Furious 7 is the first soundtrack in 12 years to monopolize both charts in such a double-pronged manner. The last time a soundtrack was the No. 1 album while one of its songs was also No. 1 on the Hot 100 was back on the charts dated Jan. 18, 2003. That week, the 8 Mile soundtrack was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (for a fourth nonconsecutive week) while the movie’s star, Eminem, ruled the Hot 100 with “Lose Yourself.” The song was in its 11th of 12 straight (and total) weeks at No. 1.

 For good measure, Furious 7 was also the No. 1-grossing film over the April 10-12 weekend in the U.S. and Canada. That weekend was part of the most recent Billboard tracking week, reflected on the April 25-dated charts.

8 Mile was also the last movie to so triple up, earning No. 1 status at the box office over a weekend while also ruling the Billboard 200 and Hot 100. It debuted atop the box-office heap in the weekend of Nov. 8-10, 2002 (earning $51.2 million); at the same time, its soundtrack crowned the Billboard 200 and “Lose Yourself” led the Hot 100 (on the charts dated Nov. 23, reflecting the tracking week that included Nov. 8-10).

Here is a list of all instances in which a soundtrack has topped the Billboard 200 while one of its songs also was No. 1 on the Hot 100. (The Billboard 200 began on March 24, 1956, while the Hot 100 launched on Aug. 4, 1958.)

Album, Song (Artist) — Chart Dates
Furious 7, “See You Again” (Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth) — April 25, 2015
8 Mile, “Lose Yourself” (Eminem) — Nov. 16-23, 2002; Jan. 11-18, 2003

Titanic, “My Heart Will Go On” (Celine Dion) — Feb. 28-March 7, 1998
Dangerous Minds, “Gangsta’s Paradise” (Coolio featuring L.V.) — Sept. 9-23, 1995
The Bodyguard, Whitney Houston — “I Will Always Love You” Dec. 12, 1992-Feb. 27, 1993
Batman, “Batdance” (Prince) — Aug. 5, 1989
Dirty Dancing, “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” (Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes) — Nov. 28, 1987
La Bamba, “La Bamba” (Los Lobos) — Sept. 12, 1987
Miami Vice, “Miami Vice Theme” (Jan Hammer) — Nov. 9, 1985
Purple Rain, “Let’s Go Crazy” (Prince and The Revolution) — Sept. 29-Oct. 6, 1984
Purple Rain, “When Doves Cry” (Prince and The Revolution) — Aug. 4, 1984
Footloose, “Let’s Hear It For the Boy” (Deniece Williams) — May 26-June 2, 1984
Flashdance, “Flashdance… What a Feeling” (Irene Cara) — June 25-July 2, 1983
Grease, “Grease” (Frankie Valli) — Aug. 26-Sept. 9, 1978
Saturday Night Fever, “If I Can’t Have You” (Yvonne Elliman) — May 13, 1978
Saturday Night Fever, “Night Fever” (Bee Gees) — March 18-May 6, 1978

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