I knew “Titanic.” “Avatar” is no “Titanic.”

Even though “Avatar” has made its much vaunted billion dollars around the world, fans of the 3D sci-fi spectacle are not wanting to take its music home.

Remember when James Cameron’s “Titanic” launched Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” up the charts to number 1? You couldn’t get away from the song or Celine pounding her heart with her fist.

Alas, Leona Lewis’s theme song from “Avatar” is atrocious, and, luckily, not getting any traction. So far the soundtrack album to “Avatar,” featuring the milquetoast new age music of James Horner, isn’t selling any copies. Only amazon.com has it listed, at number 20. Otherwise, the “Avatar” CD is not a factor in the music sales since its release on December 15th.

As well, the Lewis single, “I See You,” has failed to attract much attention from anyone. And that’s just as well. Lewis is a great singer, and has her own hit album and single out right now. “I See You” is a bland example of her soulful work. For a better example of Leona Lewis, try “Happy.”’

And here’s an irony: even though “I See You” hasn’t done much for “Avatar,” Lewis has helped out another, more Oscar prone movie. “Happy” is used in the TV ads and trailers for “Precious.” So there.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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