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Jay Z’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack Heads To Billboard Glory

LANA DEL REY THAT GRAPE JUICE 5 Jay Zs Great Gatsby Soundtrack Heads To Billboard Glory

With contributions from Lana Del Rey, Beyonce, Frank Ocean and Emeli Sande, the soundtrack for Baz Lurhmann‘s ‘The Great Gatsby’ is on track to score impressive numbers on the Billboard 200.

Good news below…

Crafted by ROC mogul Jay Z, the Interscope backed release is now on course to debut with over 100,000 units by the end of the next chart week- surpassing earlier expectations of 95,000.

Set to come in at #2, the project is also on course to mark Baz’ third soundtrack to reach  the Top 3 after ‘Romeo & Juliet‘ peaked at #2 in 1996, and ‘Moulin Rouge‘ arrived at #3 back in 2001.

Had it not been for Lady Antebellum‘s ‘Golden‘, the soundtrack would have peaked at #1, thanks to Beyonce’s sultry rendition of the Amy Winehouse classic, ‘Back To Black‘ and Lana Del Rey’s ‘Young & Beautiful‘.

The Great Gatsby‘ is now available to watch in theatres worldwide now.

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  1. May 11, 2013 at 6:39 am
    Nats says:
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    Thats great!

  2. May 11, 2013 at 6:43 am
    . : : h 2 o : : . says:
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    Gratz..

  3. May 11, 2013 at 6:45 am
    Hadley says:
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    Why is this site set in US time when youre a British run site?

    • May 11, 2013 at 7:01 am
      Sierra says:
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      Exactly…

      I don’t know why either.

    • May 11, 2013 at 7:37 am
      truth(icki's b**** ASS STANS can EAT ME honey!! Yall b**** is a STANK p**** FLOP chile! (puckers lips like Drake)) says:
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      Shut up b******!

  4. May 11, 2013 at 6:47 am
    MariahIsMusic1 says:
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    Its a beautiful soundtrack. I’m loving lana
    Lana>>>Katy perry

  5. May 11, 2013 at 6:49 am
    Xxx says:
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    Get them coins jigga.

  6. May 11, 2013 at 6:50 am
    MariahIsMusic1 says:
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    Omg omg I’m going to AFRICA. After Exams ! I’ve never been to africa or out of europe. :) :) happy for days

    • May 11, 2013 at 6:59 am
      Sierra says:
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      OMG…

      You’re going to Africa?

      Which Country are you going to?

      There are, after, 67 countries within the Continent… LOL.

      I’ve been Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Congo, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Ethiopia…

      BEAUTIFUL AFRICAN COUNTRIES!!!

      • May 11, 2013 at 7:05 am
        MariahIsMusic1 says:
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        Its going to be a tour. Morocco, Egypt,Kenya,Nambia,Mozambique and then South Africa. Finally I’m going to the motherland

      • May 11, 2013 at 7:13 am
        Sierra says:
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        YES.

        THE MOTHERLAND…

        I would love to go to Mozambique; hell, I want to go around the entire continent – see every culture, tribe etc…

        You will love it… I cried when I went – I was HOME.

    • May 11, 2013 at 7:11 am
      Faith says:
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      HAVE A GREAT TIME!!!! THAT’S FROM A NIGERIAN

      • May 11, 2013 at 7:14 am
        Sierra says:
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        Me too. Haha, well, half Nigerian. :)

  7. May 11, 2013 at 6:50 am
    kim says:
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    “All I do is make more money” – jay z
    Slay! Soundtrack selling more than some artist work of s***! Wasn’t expecting that much glory.

  8. May 11, 2013 at 6:51 am
    King B>Rihanna says:
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    the soundtrack is great especially that lana del rey and florence tracks are amazing.

  9. May 11, 2013 at 6:53 am
    MariahIsMusic1 says:
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    I’m gonna buy this soundtrack tomorrow

  10. May 11, 2013 at 6:56 am
    Tiffany22534 says:
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    Yasss d*** sucking lips Oopppsss I mean Jay Z LOLOOLASODASFLASDFO

  11. May 11, 2013 at 6:58 am
    Jewell says:
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    More money in the bank for the billion dollar couple. I love the soundtrack aswell, he did a great job.

  12. May 11, 2013 at 6:59 am
    MariahIsMusic1 says:
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    The Carters. They’re becoming huge

  13. May 11, 2013 at 7:09 am
    meenadelrey says:
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    Its a nice soundtrack .

  14. May 11, 2013 at 7:18 am
    La Perra says:
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    This is good news after his embarrassing scandal with Foxy Brown… Claiming he like trannies and he was/is in a relationship with that guy that modeled for RocAWear. Lana Sia and Florence are awesome. Too bad Emile Sande did a cover or she would of slayed!

  15. May 11, 2013 at 7:20 am
    h2hoe is a w**** says:
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    KATY AND TAYLOR CAN SLAAAAAAAAAAY COWRIAH AND FOSSILYONCE VOCALLY IF THEY WANT

    • May 11, 2013 at 7:25 am
      Jewell says:
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      Troll.

  16. May 11, 2013 at 7:28 am
    MariahIsMusic1 says:
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    You’re right. I’m proud of my african roots as much as I am proud of my european roots. So I’m really excited about this trip I’ve never been to my mothers native land. Its a dream come true!!!

    @Faith Nigerian People are amazing:) best people eveeer. I have nigerian friends! They’re the best.

  17. May 11, 2013 at 7:29 am
    Rach says:
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    I love this soundtrack. It was very experimental. Unlike a lot of soundtracks that are often boring and safe.

  18. May 11, 2013 at 7:52 am
    Shine ya light says:
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    Too bad ritas not on the soundtrack

  19. May 11, 2013 at 7:59 am
    Likica says:
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    Congratulations, even though I can’t stand Lana, but good for Bey and Jay, more coins to their account.

    H20 and MARIAHISMUSIC1 both slay with their pictures though. :D

  20. May 11, 2013 at 8:46 am
    Loyalty says:
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    Congrats. I liked it, it was an interesting soundtrack.

  21. May 11, 2013 at 8:46 am
    Dev says:
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    thanks to Beyonce’s sultry rendition of the Amy Winehouse classic, ‘Back To Black‘

    Is this a read? That track in darn right awful!

  22. May 11, 2013 at 9:28 am
    DIGGER BEY says:
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    Thanks to Beyonce sultry rendition of Amy Winehouse classic, Back to Black….U Mad huh bwahahahahaha. I can’t wait to get this soundtrack! I’m gonna play Back to Black cover too death! I even got friends luving the track!

  23. May 11, 2013 at 12:17 pm
    JOHNVIDAL says:
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    What´s up with the dislikes when people are only saying they like this soundtrack or Lana del rey or Florence???
    And what´s up with all the likes for that comment saying Taylor Swift and Katy Perry can sing better than Mariah Carey??? lol f****** trolls

  24. May 11, 2013 at 12:43 pm
    Yolo says:
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    Win!

  25. May 12, 2013 at 10:00 am
    Musicmaniac says:
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    Wow jay and beyonce keep wining

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