Free Music Video - Celine Dion - Titanic
Saturday, May 8, 2010 1:31:06 PM
Free Music Video
: Titanic is the soundtrack to the film of the same name composed, orchestrated and conducted by James Horner. The soundtrack was released by Sony Classical on November 18. 1997. Céline Dion, who was no stranger to movie songs in the 1990s, sang "My Heart Will Go On". At first, Cameron did not want a song sung over the film's ending credits, but Horner disagreed. Without telling Cameron, he went ahead and wrote the song anyway, and recorded Dion singing it. Cameron changed his mind when Horner presented the song to him. My Heart Will Go On became a worldwide smash hit, going to the top of the music charts around the world. My Heart Will Go On also ended up winning the 1997 Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1998. Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture became the highest-selling primarily orchestral film score in history, with worldwide sales surpassing 30 million copies. The success led to the release of a second volume, called Back to Titanic which contained a mixture of previously unreleased soundtrack recordings and newly recorded performances of some of the songs in the film. The soundtrack quickly moved up the Billboard 200 chart, going from number eleven to number one on the Billboard 200 in January. 1998. It would remain at the top for sixteen straight weeks until it was replaced by the Dave Matthews Band album Before These Crowded Streets. No album since has spent at least ten consecutive weeks at number one, before Santana's album Supernatural which spent twelve consecutive at number-one in 2000. The soundtrack has been certified 11x Platinum for 11 million copies shipped in the United States, and was the best-selling album of 1998.