Queen Charts 16 Hits on Hot Rock Songs After ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Home Release


The songs have been additionally aided by buzz main as much as the Academy Awards.

The house media launch of biopic Bohemian Rhapsody helps a number of Queen songs re-enter Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart dated March 2.

The movie's house rollout started with its Jan. 22 arrival on digital platforms, adopted by DVD and Blu-ray releases Feb. 12.

The onslaught is led by "Bohemian Rhapsody," which re-enters a brand new No. Three peak. (Older songs are in a position to chart on Hot Rock Songs in the event that they rank within the prime 25 and present a significant purpose for his or her resurgence.)

"Rhapsody" crowns all Queen tunes with 15,000 downloads bought within the week ending Feb. 21, any 80 p.c increase, based on Nielsen Music,. The monitor rises Three-1 for a second week atop Rock Digital Song Sales, after it dominated the Nov. 17, 2018-dated record, simply after the movie's Nov. 2 premiere.

In all, 16 Queen songs attain Hot Rock Songs, with "Another One Bites the Dust" following "Rhapsody" at No. 5 (eight,000 bought, up 85 p.c).

Queen songs have been moreover aided by exercise surrounding the 91st Academy Awards (Feb. 24), because the film was nominated for a number of honors, together with finest image. It received for finest sound modifying, finest sound mixing and finest movie modifying, whereas Rami Malek, within the function of late frontman Freddy Mercury, received finest actor. The band additionally carried out with Adam Lambert to open the published.

Next week's March 9-dated charts will replicate 4 full days of post-Oscars consumption, protecting the monitoring week ending Feb. 28.