Keala Settle’s standout “Greatest Showman” track “This Is Me” did not win the Oscar for Best Original Song.
It does, however, hold the highest position on the US iTunes sales chart in the wake of Sunday’s Academy Awards.
The song is #4 as of press time at 9:25AM ET Monday morning.
Settle performed the song during Sunday’s telecast.
Each of the five nominees, in fact, received support from a live performance. Each of the five nominees, accordingly, has made big gains on iTunes.
Sufjan Stevens’ “Mystery Of Love” is the next-highest-charting song. It occupies the #26 position as of press time.
Andra Day’s “Stand Up For Something (featuring Common)” follows at #47, while Mary J. Blige’s “Mighty River” is sitting at #71.
“Coco” song “Remember Me,” which won the Oscar, has two versions charting in the Top 200. Miguel’s “Remember Me (featuring Natalia Lafourcade)” is at #121, while Gael García Bernal, Gabriella Flores & Libertad García Fonzi’s take is #136.
— Kesha’s version of “This Is Me” is also charting fairly prominently; it is #83 as of press time.