The film’s 14-song soundtrack generated 3.5 million streams for its songs in the U.S. the day of and the day after its star’s passing.
Streams of the Black Panther soundtrack roared into the millions in the days following the death of the film's star Chadwick Boseman on Aug. 28.
On Aug. 28 and 29, the songs on the 14-song soundtrack generated 3.5 million U.S. on-demand streams, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. That’s a 103.5% gain over the previous two-day period, Aug. 26-27, during which the soundtrack’s songs accumulated 1.7 million streams.
“All the Stars" paces all songs in overall streams. Recorded by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, the song, a No. 7 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 2018, garnered 910,000 streams Aug. 28-29, an 83% boost over Aug. 26-27 (502,000).