Purple Hearts is officially the most streamed soundtrack from a Netflix original series, earning approximately £458,454 in royalties. The musical Tick, Tick…BOOM! comes in second, earning £413,660 in royalties from Spotify streams. Bridgerton dominated the ranking, holding three entries in the top 10.
According to the analysis by Headphonestv, Purple Hearts takes the crown as the most streamed Netflix original series on Spotify. Currently, the series boasts over 238 million streams on Spotify, resulting in an estimated £458,454 in royalties. Notably, the most streamed song on the soundtrack is ‘Come Back Home’, accumulating over 103 million streams alone.. Purple Hearts taking the top spot could be attributed to the film’s lead actress, Sofia Carson. The famous actress and singer, who catapulted into fame after starring in Disney’s Descendants franchise, sings all eight songs on the soundtrack.
Tick, Tick…BOOM! ranks as the second most popular Netflix soundtrack, with more than 214 million streams on Spotify. The musical, starring Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson, has earned an estimated £413,660 in royalties in total. The most popular song on the soundtrack is ‘30/90’, with more than 68 million streams alone.
The research revealed that Bridgerton Season Two (Covers) places third. Season two of Bridgerton is divided into two albums: the covers, featuring popular songs like “Material Girl” and “Wrecking Ball,” and the soundtrack with music by Kris Bowers. The covers album, ranking third in popularity among Netflix originals, has garnered over 133 million streams, resulting in £257,238 in royalties.
Don’t Look Up ranks as the fourth most streamed soundtrack from a Netflix original. The 2021 sci-fi comedy film features a star-studded cast, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep, and its soundtrack has over 86 million streams on Spotify, earning £167,177 in royalties. The soundtrack features Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi on the song ‘Just Look Up’, the most streamed song, with more than 72 million streams alone.
Bridgerton Season One places next, in fifth place overall. The hit first season of the popular Netflix show has nearly 80 million streams on Spotify, amassing an estimated £153,900 in royalties. Bridgerton dominated the analysis, holding three entries in the top 10.
The top ten is rounded out by ranking Emily in Paris S1 ranking in sixth place, The Witcher S2 in seventh, followed by A Beautiful Life, Persuasion, and Bridgerton S2 in eighth, ninth and, tenth, respectively.
A spokesperson for Headphonesty commented on the findings: “Soundtracks are a fundamental part of filmmaking, intensifying the audience’s emotional connection to the story, characters, and setting.”
“To no surprise, the hugely popular Purple Hearts takes the crown. In Netflix’s Purple Hearts, music plays just an equally significant role in shaping the storyline as the romance itself. The soundtrack perfectly integrates classic rock covers and original compositions into one unified album, performed by the hugely talented Sofia Carson.Furthermore, the song ‘Come Back Home’ boasts an impressive 103 million Spotify plays on its own. This surpasses the total streams of seven of the top 10’s entire soundtracks.
Top 10 highest grossing Netflix Soundtracks on Spotify
|Rank:||Soundtrack:||Total Spotify streams||Earnings|
|3.||Bridgerton Season 2 (Covers)||133,691,582||£257,238|
|4.||Don’t Look Up||86,885,461||£167,177|
|5.||Bridgerton Season 1||79,985,171||£153,900|
|6.||Emily in Paris Season 1||78,030,554||£150,140|
|7.||The Witcher Season 2||56,702,943||£109,103|
|8.||A Beautiful Life||48,183,092||£92,710|
|10.||Bridgerton Season 2||35,351,294||£68,020|