A Star is Born returns to the top of Billboard 200 following Oscar win

The soundtrack dethrones Ariana Grande’s thank u, next.

March 03, 2019
<i>A Star is Born</i> returns to the top of Billboard 200 following Oscar win Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga perform onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California.   Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's A Star is Born soundtrack returns to the top of the Billboard 200 this week, dethroning Ariana Grande's thank u, next. Grande's album spent two weeks at the top of the chart before falling to no. 2.

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According to Billboard, the soundtrack rose from no. 3 to no. 1 on the chart following a major night for Gaga and Cooper during last weekend's Academy Awards. The duo performed "Shallow" from the soundtrack before the song won Best Original Song later in the broadcast.

"It’s likely that Amazon’s sale pricing of the digital album edition of the Star soundtrack pumped a late-in-the-week sales surge for the set," Billboard notes. "On Feb. 27, the album was priced at $3.99, and then on Feb. 28, it dropped to $2.99. (Lady Gaga tweeted about both sale prices to her 78 million followers, so awareness was high with her fans about the discount.)"

A Star is Born has not left the top 10 since debuting at the top of the chart 21 weeks ago.

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A Star is Born returns to the top of Billboard 200 following Oscar win