'Beauty and the Beast' Claws Way to No. 1 on Top Movie Trailers Chart

12:32 PM 2/9/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

The second trailer for the film features Ariana Grande and John Legend’s rendition of the film’s theme song.

'Beauty and the Beast'
'Beauty and the Beast'

A new trailer for Beauty and the Beast — featuring the movie’s title track, performed by Ariana Grande and John Legend — launches the film to No. 1 on the Top Movie Trailers chart.

The second trailer for the upcoming live-action remake of the popular animated Disney film accumulated 18.5 million global views in the tracking week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, according to video technology company ZEFR. The report prioritizes trailers based on overall view counts on YouTube, combining a sum of official and fan trailer uploads. The trailer was uploaded right at the start of the tracking week on Jan. 30.

Additionally, the lead red band trailer for Fist Fight, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day, starts at No. 2 with 7.5 million views, having premiered Feb. 1.

See the full top 10 below.

  • 10. 'Logan' Trailer 2

    Last week: 3

    This week's views: 1.4 million (down 64%)

    Release date: March 3 | Twentieth Century Fox

  • 9. 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Official Trailer - Teaser

    Last week: 6

    This week's views: 2.1 million (up 11%)

    Release date: June 23 | Paramount

  • 8. 'Power Rangers' Trailer 1

    Last week: 1

    This week's views: 2.1 million (down 69%)

    Release date: March 24 | Lionsgate

  • 7. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Trailer 1

    Last week: -

    This week's views: 2.3 million (up 134%)

    Release date: July 7 | Disney

  • 6. 'Cars 3' Teaser Trailer 3

    Last week: -

    This week's views: 2.3 million (up 41%)

    Release date: June 16 | Disney

  • 5. 'The Fate of the Furious' Trailer 1

    Last week: 4

    This week's views: 3 million (down 8%)

    Release date: April 14 | Universal

  • 4. 'Fifty Shades Darker' Trailer 2

    Last week: 10

    This week's views: 3.3 million (up 94%)

    Release date: Feb. 10 | Universal

  • 3. 'The Boss Baby' Official Trailer 1

    Last week: 2

    This week's views: 3.4 million (down 43%)

    Release date: March 31 | Twentieth Century Fox

  • 2. 'Fist Fight' Red Band Trailer 1

    Last week: -

    This week's views: 7.5 million

    Release date: Feb. 17 | Warner Bros.

  • 1. 'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer 2

    Last week: -

    This week's views: 18.5 million

    Release date: March 17 | Disney

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