For so many, the name Disney means childhood.
Whether you were raised on the animated classics, experienced the Disney Renaissance of the 1990s in real-time or now have children of your own who have become obsessed with the new generation of hits from franchises like Frozen or Descendants, generations have been raised on the songs found in Disney films and TV shows.
And this legacy continues today - just this week, it looks like the cast of Disney's newest animated classic Encanto could secure the Number 1 spot on the Official Singles Chart with their breakout hit We Don't Talk About Bruno.
To celebrate, we've collated the data and crunched the numbers and are unveiling, for the first time ever, the Official Top 100 most-streamed Disney songs in the UK. Based on Official Charts Company UK audio and video streaming data, the list includes any song released by the Disney record label, from animated films, to live-action blockbusters and TV shows.
Let's get stuck into a few select highlights.
88. This Is Me - Demi Lovato & Joe Jonas
From: Camp Rock (2008)
UK streams: 14.2 million
The emotional centrepiece of Camp Rock, the mid-tempo rammer from an ascendant Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas is the only song from the two-film franchise about the student attendants of a musical summer camp to chart inside the Top 100.
73. Strangers Like Me - Phil Collins
From: Tarzan (1999)
UK streams: 16.5 million
You may have forgotten the 1999 film Tarzan, made at the very end of Disney's Renaissance period, but its entire soundtrack was the work of British rock icon Phil Collins. It's told from Tarzan's point of view, as he meets other humans for the first time after being raised by apes.
54. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke
From: Mary Poppins (1964)
UK streams: 20.9 million
The biggest word you ever heard and this is how it goes...various Disney classics from yesteryear don't make the Top 100 due to the more modern invention of streaming, but we're glad to see this barmy highlight from live-action classic Mary Poppins pop in, sung by living legends Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
41. Breaking Free - Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens
From: High School Musical (2006)
UK streams: 25 million
The song that made stars out of Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, Breaking Free is not only the highest placed song from the original High School Musical trilogy on this list at Number 41, but it's also one of the highest-charting released by Disney in the UK - peaking at Number 9 on the Official Singles Chart in 2006.
33. Beauty And The Beast - Ariana Grande & John Legend
From: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
UK streams: 30.5 million
A big single from Ariana and John taken from the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, the release of this song imitates a similar trick Disney used throughout the 90s, hiring popular singers of the day to cover songs featured in the film. The original, sung by Angela Lansbury, lands in the Top 100 at Number 53, proving this really is a tale as old as time.
27. Queen of Mean - Sarah Jeffery
From: Descendants 3 (2019)
UK streams: 33.6 million
Made of TV trilogy Descendants - which follows the exploits of the children of several Disney villains like Maleficent and Cruella De Vil - places several songs in the Top 100, but this is the highest of the lot. It's sung by Canadian actress Sarah Jeffrey, who plays the antagonistic child of Sleeping Beauty and Prince Phillip.
15. All I Want - Olivia Rodrigo
From: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2020)
UK streams: 52.1 million
For those who watched the deliciously meta High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (actual title), the rise of Olivia Rodrigo was no surprise. This was her first hit; written by Olivia during production of the show, and the first time she showed true promise as a songwriter in the vein of her beloved Taylor Swift.
7. Under The Sea - Samuel E Wright
From: The Little Mermaid (1989)
UK streams: 62.1 million
The highest peak for a 'classic' Disney film, Under The Sea is the sole entry in this Top 10 for a traditionally animated film. Despite being released in 1989, the shine still hasn't dimmed on this silly introduction to the world of The Little Mermaid, sung by Samuel E Wright as the persnickety crab Sebastian. With over 62 million streams in the UK alone, it's clearly still a favourite of kids both young and old!
3. How Far I'll Go - Aul'i Cravalho
From: Moana (2016)
UK streams: 128.9 million
Every Disney princess has her "what is my place in the world" anthem, and this is the one of Polynesian explorer Moana, who leaves her sheltered island village to save the world. How Far I'll Go features a stirring vocal performance by actress Aul'i Cravhalo, who was just 16 when she cut her vocal for the film. In the UK alone, it's been streamed 128 million times.
2. Let It Go - Idina Menzel
From: Frozen (2013)
UK streams: 133.5 million
You were waiting for this one, weren't you? An instant classic from the moment it was released, Let It Go galvanized Frozen's success as the second-coming of Disney movies as box office events. Featuring veteran Broadway performer Idina Menzel, Let It Go peaked at Number 11 in the UK, and has been streamed over 133 million times and even won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Chart -fact - if you were to cut out video streams, it's the most popular Disney song in the UK on pure audio streams only.
1. You're Welcome - Dwayne Johnson
From: Moana (2016)
UK streams: 150 million
Perhaps a surprise winner to older Disney fans, Moana's You're Welcome is the most-streamed Disney song in the UK - topping the chart with a very healthy 150 million streams. Sung by Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, it's used as a handy introduction to his Moana character Maui, a powerful demi-god with the ability to shapeshift.
Released squarely in the streaming era in 2016, it may never have reached the Official Singles Chart Top 100 but a much-loved modern-day favourite it's become all the same. Some five years after its release, the track is still notching up an average of 675,000 UK streams per week.
Moana places 14 entries inside the Top 100 - the most for any film (which even includes to dubbed covers of How Far I'll Go, in Spanish and Korean, respectively).
Official Top 100 Most-Streamed Disney Songs
|1||YOU'RE WELCOME||DWAYNE JOHNSON||MOANA|
|2||LET IT GO||IDINA MENZEL||FROZEN|
|3||HOW FAR I'LL GO||AULI'I CRAVALHO||MOANA|
|4||INTO THE UNKNOWN||IDINA MENZEL & AURORA||FROZEN II|
|5||HOW FAR I'LL GO||ALESSIA CARA||MOANA|
|6||FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER||IDINA MENZEL & KRISTEN BELL||FROZEN|
|7||UNDER THE SEA||SAMUEL E WRIGHT||THE LITTLE MERMAID|
|8||DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A SNOWMAN||KRISTEN BELL/AGATHA LEE MONN||FROZEN|
|9||WE KNOW THE WAY||FOA'I/MIRANDA||MOANA|
|10||WHERE YOU ARE||JACKSON/HOUSE/SCHERZINGER||MOANA|
|12||SHOW YOURSELF||IDINA MENZEL/EVAN RACHEL WOOD||FROZEN II|
|13||LOVE IS AN OPEN DOOR||KRISTEN BELL/SANTINO FONTANA||FROZEN|
|14||JUST LIKE FIRE||PINK||ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS|
|15||ALL I WANT||OLIVIA RODRIGO||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES|
|16||I JUST CAN'T WAIT TO BE KING||JASON WEAVER||THE LION KING|
|17||YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME||RANDY NEWMAN||TOY STORY|
|18||WHEN WILL MY LIFE BEGIN||MANDY MOORE||TANGLED|
|19||LIFE IS A HIGHWAY||RASCAL FLATTS||CARS|
|20||CIRCLE OF LIFE||CARMEN TWILLIE||THE LION KING|
|21||SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE||BELL/MENZEL/GAD/GROFF||FROZEN II|
|22||CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT||ERNIE SABELLA/JOSEPH WILLIAMS||THE LION KING|
|23||HAKUNA MATATA||NATHAN LANE||THE LION KING|
|24||A WHOLE NEW WORLD||BRAD KANE & LEA SALONGA||ALADDIN|
|26||I SEE THE LIGHT||MANDY MOORE/ZACHARY LEVI||TANGLED|
|27||QUEEN OF MEAN||SARAH JEFFERY||DESCENDANTS 3|
|28||PART OF YOUR WORLD||JODI BENSON||THE LITTLE MERMAID|
|29||ALL IS FOUND||EVAN RACHEL WOOD||FROZEN II|
|30||SPEECHLESS (FULL)||NAOMI SCOTT||ALADDIN (2019)|
|31||ILL MAKE A MAN OUT OF YOU||DONNY OSMOND||MULAN|
|32||CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT||ELTON JOHN||THE LION KING|
|33||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST||ARIANA GRANDE & JOHN LEGEND||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)|
|34||IN SUMMER||JOSH GAD||FROZEN|
|35||FRIEND LIKE ME||WILL SMITH||ALADDIN (2019)|
|36||COME AND GET YOUR LOVE||REDBONE||GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY|
|37||I AM MOANA (SONG OF THE ANCESTORS)||RACHEL HOUSE & AULI'I CRAVALHO||MOANA|
|38||INTO THE UNKNOWN||PANIC AT THE DISCO||FROZEN II|
|39||LOST IN THE WOODS||JONATHAN GROFF||FROZEN II|
|40||WHAT'S MY NAME||MCCLAIN/DOHERTY/PLAYFAIR||DESCENDANTS 2|
|41||BREAKING FREE||CAST OF HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL|
|42||COLORS OF THE WIND||JUDY KUHN||POCAHONTAS|
|43||NIGHT FALLS||CAMERON/CARSON/STEWART/BOYCE||DESCENDANTS 3|
|44||WHEN I AM OLDER||JOSH GAD||FROZEN II|
|45||LET IT GO||DEMI LOVATO||FROZEN|
|46||THE BARE NECESSITIES||PHIL HARRIS||JUNGLE BOOK|
|47||I WON'T SAY (I'M IN LOVE)||EGAN/FREEMAN/LACHANZE/THOMAS||HERCULES|
|48||ROTTEN TO THE CORE||CARSON/CAMERON/BOYCE/STEWART||DESCENDANTS|
|49||AN INNOCENT WARRIOR||MAHINA/FOAI-AMIATU/INELEO||MOANA|
|50||PRINCE ALI||WILL SMITH||ALADDIN (2019)|
|51||BE OUR GUEST (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST)||JERRY ORBACH||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST|
|52||KISS THE GIRL||SAMUEL E WRIGHT||THE LITTLE MERMAID|
|53||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST||ANGELA LANSBURY||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST|
|54||SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS||JULIE ANDREWS & DICK VAN DYKE||MARY POPPINS|
|55||TULOU TAGALOA||OLIVIA FOA'I||MOANA|
|56||IT'S GOIN' DOWN||CAMERON/CARSON/BOYCE/STEWART||DESCENDANTS 2|
|57||FIXER UPPER||CAST OF FROZEN & MAIA WILSON||FROZEN|
|58||WAYS TO BE WICKED||CAMERON/CARSON/BOYCE/STEWART||DESCENDANTS|
|59||KNOW WHO YOU ARE||CRAVALHO/MAHINA/FOA'I/FOA'I||MOANA|
|60||CHILLIN' LIKE A VILLAIN||CARSON/BOYCE/STEWART/HOPE||DESCENDANTS|
|61||GOTTA GO MY OWN WAY||GABRIELLA & TROY||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL|
|62||ALMOST THERE||ANIKA NONI ROSE||PRINCESS AND THE FROG|
|63||FROZEN HEART||CAST OF FROZEN||FROZEN|
|64||A WHOLE NEW WORLD (END TITLE)||ZAYN & ZHAVIA WARD||ALADDIN (2019)|
|65||IVE GOT A DREAM||GARRETT/TANGLED ENS/TAMBOR||TANGLED|
|66||LOGO TE PATE||FOA'I/FOA'I/SALE||MOANA|
|67||I WANNA BE LIKE YOU||PHIL HARRIS||JUNGLE BOOK|
|68||WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER||CAST OF HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL|
|69||UN POCO LOCO||GONZALEZ/BERNAL||COCO|
|70||REINDEER(S) ARE BETTER THAN PEOPLE||JONATHAN GROFF||FROZEN|
|71||THAT TIME OF YEAR||K BELL/I MENZEL/J GAD||OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE|
|72||SABER QUEM SOU||ANY GABRIELLY||MOANA|
|73||STRANGERS LIKE ME||PHIL COLLINS||TARZAN|
|74||THE NEXT RIGHT THING||KRISTEN BELL||FROZEN II|
|75||GOOD TO BE BAD||CAMERON/CARSON/BOYCE/STEWART||DESCENDANTS 3|
|76||DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO||DOVE CAMERON/CHEYENNE JACKSON||DESCENDANTS 3|
|77||GO THE DISTANCE||ROGER BART||HERCULES|
|78||EVERMORE||DAN STEVENS||BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)|
|79||CIRCLE OF LIFE||ELTON JOHN||LION KING|
|80||I JUST CAN'T WAIT TO BE KING||MCCRARY/WRIGHT JOSEPH/OLIVER||LION KING (2019)|
|81||IF ONLY||DOVE CAMERON||DESCENDANTS|
|82||MOTHER KNOWS BEST||DONNA MURPHY||TANGLED|
|83||HE'S A PIRATE (CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL)||KLAUS BADELT||PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL|
|84||ZERO TO HERO||LILLIAS WHITE||HERCULES|
|85||LAVA||KUANA TORRES KAHELE||LAVA|
|86||CIRCLE OF LIFE/NANTS' INGONYAMA||LINDIWE MKHIZE/LEBO M||LION KING (2019)|
|87||NA UNJENGAN DDEONNAL GEOYA||SO-HYANG||MOANA|
|88||THIS IS ME||DEMI LOVATO & JOE JONAS||CAMP ROCK|
|89||JUST AROUND THE RIVERBEND||JUDY KUHN||POCAHONTAS|
|90||ONE JUMP AHEAD||BRAD KANE||ALADDIN|
|91||START OF SOMETHING NEW||GABRIELLA & TROY||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL|
|92||CAN I HAVE THIS DANCE||ZAC EFRON||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3|
|93||INTRODUCING ME||NICK JONAS||CAMP ROCK 2|
|94||A WHOLE NEW WORLD||MENA MASSOUD & NAOMI SCOTT||ALADDIN (2019)|
|95||EVERYDAY||CAST OF HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2|
|96||BET ON IT REMIX||TROY||HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2|
|97||LES POISSONS||RENE AUBERJONOIS||THE LITTLE MERMAID|
|98||CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT||BEYONCE/GLOVER/EICHNER/ROGEN||LION KING (2019)|
|100||ONE KISS||CARSON/CAMERON/MCCLAIN||DESCENDANTS 3|
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