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Keala Settle’s “This Is Me” Enters Top 5 On US iTunes Sales Chart Following Oscars

“This Is Me” is the highest-ranking of the Best Original Song nominees.

Keala Settle | Ed Herrera/ABC

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.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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