Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Hairspray Top Independant album of 2007

The Hairspray soundtrack spent nine consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 chart after its July 10 release and was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA, selling more than 1 million copies in the US. The album also received a 2008 Grammy nomination for Best Soundtrack Recording.

“Despite the increasing challenges the music industry is facing, New Line Records had its strongest year to date with the Hairspray soundtrack as ourbestselling release,” says Jason Linn, New Line’s Executive Vice President of Music who oversees New Line Records. “We are delighted that the album went platinum, ranked atop the US Billboard charts and was a huge international success.”



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