Beyonce’s ‘Spirit’ debuts at No. 1 on Kid Digital Chart

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The songs on the soundtrack of the live-action remake of The Lion King came roaring in on Billboard’s charts.

The original song by Beyoncé that was released on July 10 titled ‘Spirit’ launches at No. 1 on the Kid Digital Song Sales tally dates July 20, according to Nielsen Music. The song accumulated 7,000 downloads sold in the week ending in July 11. The song marks Beyoncé’s first entry in the survey, which ranks the most downloaded kid-centric songs.

“Can You Feel the Love” covered by Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen starts at No. 5 on the chart with 1,000 sold. The original version by Elton John hit No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997.

The soundtrack of the new movie, which includes “Spirit” and “Can you Feel the Love Tonight,” debuts at No. 2 on Kids Albums selling 2,000 after its first day of release on July 11. According to Billboard, The 19-song set, featuring nine score pieces by composer Hans Zimmer, also enters the Soundtracks chart at No. 16, with 4,000 equivalent album units earned.

According to an official Instagram announcement, a Beyoncé-curated collection called The Lion King: The Gift, will be released on July 19 (Friday), it will include “Spirit” and will feature songs by global artists “steeped in the sounds of Africa.”