soundtrack

‘Saul’ Soundtrack Has a Nice Ring

‘Saul’ Soundtrack Has a Nice Ring

Dave Porter’s music for the first two seasons of AMC’s Better Call Saul will be released by Madison Gate Records and Sony Classical on April 7, available digitally and on CD. Porter, who also scored Better Call Saul’s predecessor, AMC’s Breaking Bad, said his Saul sound was inspired by that earlier show, but stands its own with […]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Tops Soundtrack Charts for Third Week

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Tops Soundtrack Charts for Third Week

Walt Disney Pictures’ live-action Beauty and the Beast dominates both the box office and soundtrack charts for the third consecutive week, holding steady at No. 1 on both. The film crossed the $300 million mark after just 10 days in theaters, while the soundtrack debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart the week […]

‘Sing’ a Chorus of 60 Shiny Tunes

‘Sing’ a Chorus of 60 Shiny Tunes

Melinda Newman safaried to the heart of song licensing territory for Billboard, reporting “From the Desk of…”  Universal Film Group President of Music and Publishing Mike Knobloch, who presided over the licensing feat of what is believed to be a record-setting 60 songs for the animation motion picture Sing. The Dec. 21 Universal Pictures release […]