The Barbie mania carries on! The Margot Robbie-Ryan Gosling led existentialist comedy about Mattel’s iconic doll reigns supreme over the box office as one of the year’s most significant phenomena.
Not only is it a accredited strike in ticket sales, but also on the tunes charts, with some of its largest hits, like Dua Lipa’s ‘Dance the Night’, Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice’s ‘Barbie World’, and Billie Eilish’s ‘What Was I Manufactured For?’ have realized throughout the world results.
Nonetheless, another hit creeping up the charts, 1 of the initial tracks from the motion picture to be completely introduced, is Ryan’s himbo anthem, ‘I’m Just Ken’, which he sings [spoiler alert] although planning to wage in an all-Ken war immediately after remaining instigated by the Barbies.
The 80s model electricity pop ballad, established by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, is now a charting strike, debuting on the most recent American Billboard chart at range 87.
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The tune is the fifth from the soundtrack to debut on the chart (which includes the aforementioned three and Charli XCX’s ‘Speed Drive’), and a milestone first for the Oscar-nominated actor, 42.
The information arrives as a welcome shock for enthusiasts of the actor given he has had a career in songs due to the fact 2009 with his rock band Useless Man’s Bones (which produced 1 self-titled album the identical 12 months).
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He has experienced other releases thanks to performances from the soundtracks for Blue Valentine and La La Land, past achieving chart achievements in selected European nations around the world with his duet with Emma Stone on ‘City of Stars’.
The dad-of-two, who shares his two daughters with Eva Mendes, spoke to GQ a short while ago about his determination to Ken, a “tale that requirements to be explained to,” a portrayal that has by now drummed up essential acclaim and some Oscar excitement.
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When questioned by the outlet about the early discussion on whether or not he was way too previous to engage in the male doll, he responded: “It is funny, this type of clutching-your-pearls idea of, like, #notmyken.
“Like you at any time considered about Ken prior to this?” he emphatically stated. “But out of the blue, it is like, ‘No, we’ve cared about Ken this entire time.’ No, you failed to. You never ever did. You in no way cared. Barbie hardly ever [expletive] with Ken. That is the issue. If you ever seriously cared about Ken, you would know that no one cared about Ken. So your hypocrisy is uncovered. This is why his tale should be informed.”
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The principal soundtrack, meanwhile, debuted at range two on the albums chart, the Billboard 200, just driving the next EP, Get Up, from K-Pop lady team NewJeans.
The margins between the two, nonetheless, finished up staying razor slim, as only 500 copies separated the two, with Get Up debuting with 126,500, the 2nd K-Pop woman group to strike selection 1 immediately after BLACKPINK.