Encanto - We Don't Talk About Bruno

February 01, 2022

The song "We Don't Talk About Bruno" from the Disney animated film "Encanto" tops No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the first time.

The song, sung by actors Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz from the "Encanto" cast and signed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, climbs to the top of Hot's second place. 100 in which it was last week and becomes just the second song from a Disney animated film that dominates No. 1.

It is also the first song by Lin-Manuel Miranda to top the Billboard Hot 100.

According to MRC Data, "We Don't Talk About Bruno" recorded 34.9 million streams (up 8%) and 12,300 sales (up 32%, aided by a discount) in the United States in the week of January 21-27. 69 minutes on iTunes), while reaching a radio audience of 1.5 million people (an increase of 239%).

At the same time, the song remains at the top of the Streaming Songs Chart for the fourth week.

"We Don't Talk About Bruno" dominates No. 1 of the Billboard Hot 100 in the fifth week of its presence in the rankings, after making its debut at No. 50 in the chart on January 8.

The movie "Encanto" premiered in theaters on November 24 and was released on the Disney + streaming service on December 24.

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"We Don't Talk About Bruno" is just the second song from a Disney animated film to top the Hot 100. It is followed by "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle from "Aladdin" , Which topped the chart on March 6, 1993.

As "We Don't Talk About Bruno" goes up to No. 1 of the Billboard Hot 100, the album with the soundtrack of the movie "Encanto" remains at the top of the Billboard 200 for the third week, recorded an increase in sales by 11%.

The "Encanto" soundtrack recorded sales equivalent to 115,000 albums, its best weekly performance to date.

"The release of Encanto started with a fantastic movie, incredible music and a dynamic marketing campaign," Disney Music Group President Ken Bunt recently told Billboard, adding that one reason he believes "We Don't Talk About Bruno "has an impact is that it" includes the whole Madrigal Family, which reflects the dynamics of so many families ".

"It's really amazing, because the songs that a cast performs don't usually get that much love," Lin-Manuel Miranda said of "We Don't Talk About Bruno" in the latest episode of Billboard's "Pop Shop Podcast."

"My job is to raise my hand and let the animators and incredibly creative people learn what music can do," he added.

With the signature of only one person, "We Don't Talk About Bruno" sets a record for the song with the most artists that goes up to No. 1 of the Billboard Hot 100.