2018’s Top-Selling Soundtracks

Hugh Jackman and Keala Settle in "The Greatest Showman"

2018’s top-selling soundtracks were recently announced and movies dominated the music scene.

According to BuzzAngle Music, the soundtrack for The Greatest Showman topped the charts. The Hugh Jackman musical featured memorable songs such as “This Is Me” and “Rewrite the Stars”, culminating in 1.3 million albums sold.

The soundtrack was followed by a soundtrack of one of 2018’s top films — A Star Is Born. No doubt that Shallow, performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper aided in the sale of 525,000 units.

The top 3 was rounded out by a stage production as Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi-award winning musical, Hamilton, sold 239,000 copies of its soundtrack.

When the year’s top albums were ranked by total consumption — The Greatest Showman came in 4th, behind Drake, Post Malone, and XXXTentacion.

The Top-Selling Soundtracks of 2018:

  1. The Greatest Showman
  2. A Star Is Born
  3. Hamilton
  4. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix No. 1
  5. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  6. Moana — Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  7. Coco: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  8. Fifty Shades Freed
  9. Black Panther: The Album (Music From and Inspired By)
  10. Trolls
  11. Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack
  12. Pitch Perfect 3: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  13. Dear Evan Hansen: Original Broadway Cast Recording
  14. Wicked — Broadway Cast
  15. Deadpool 2
  16. Stranger Things: Soundtrack From the Netflix Original Series
  17. La La Land
  18. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  19. Descendants 2 — Original TV Movie Soundtrack
  20. Dirty Dancing
  21. Frozen
  22. Call Me By Your Name: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  23. Moulin Rouge
  24. Mean Girls
  25. Frozen: The Songs