Thursday, April 18, 2024

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Sends 13 Queen Singles and 4 Albums Onto the iTunes Top 100


The Queen-Freddie Mercury movie is such a hit it’s sent 13 of the group’s singles and 4 of its albums onto the iTunes charts. All of them are hits from the 70s and 80s. But the movie is booming with $50 million on its opening weekend, and people want the music. In heaven, Freddie is smiling. Down here, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon, not to mention Freddie’s heir, Mary, will rake it in.

Tonight, the song “Bohemian Rhapsody” is number 13. “We Will Rock You” is 18. They are followed by:

23 – “Somebody to Love”

26 – “We Are the Champions”

28 – “Another One Bites the Dust”

40 – “Under Pressure” with David Bowie

41- “Radio Gaga”

58 – “Fat Bottomed Girls”

59 – “Killer Queen”

70 – “Don’t Stop Me Now”

75 – “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”

84- “Love of My Life”

86 – “You’re My Best Friend”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
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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