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Entertainment Billie Eilish's No Time to Die theme song has biggest opening week of all time for a James Bond theme

22:25  21 february  2020
22:25  21 february  2020 Source:   digitalspy.com

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a person wearing a hat and sunglasses: Billie Eilish’s James Bond theme No Time To Die has set a new record for the franchise after hitting the number one spot in the UK chart. © Rich Fury - Getty Images Billie Eilish’s James Bond theme No Time To Die has set a new record for the franchise after hitting the number one spot in the UK chart. Billie Eilish’s James Bond theme 'No Time To Die' has set a new record for the franchise.

The song has debuted at the Number One spot on the UK Singles Chart, racking up the biggest opening week of all time for a Bond theme, according OfficialCharts.com.

No Time To Die scored a massive 90,000 chart sales across the past week including 10.6 million streams.

The huge numbers also mean it's had the biggest opening week for a single so far in 2020.

Billie Eilish sings Yesterday during Oscars in memoriam © Kevin Winter - Getty Images Billie Eilish sings Yesterday during Oscars in memoriam At just 18-years-old, Billie is now the youngest artist and the first female to take a Bond theme to the top of the Official Singles Chart. 

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'No Time To Die' is only the second Bond theme to top the charts, the first being Sam Smith’s 'Writing’s On The Wall' from Spectre in 2015.

The singer is also celebrating hitting one billion streams in the UK and collecting Best International Female at BRIT Awards – all in one week!

Daniel Craig looking at the camera: Daniel Craig, James Bond, No Time to Die © MGM/Nicole Dove Daniel Craig, James Bond, No Time to Die

Official Charts chief executive Martin Talbot said: "What a fantastic achievement this is for Billie Eilish, to set new standards for a brand new Bond track and break through through the 1 billion barrier for audio streams in the UK. 

"Both achievements coming in the week when she was one of the standout performers and victors at the 40th Brit Awards. She is a superstar who is clearly 'Licensed To Win'."

Billie Eilish Drops James Bond Theme Song ‘No Time to Die’

  Billie Eilish Drops James Bond Theme Song ‘No Time to Die’ With six Grammys, 13 platinum singles and one of the biggest debut albums in recent memory, Billie Eilish has already conquered the music world and has moved on to film. With six Grammys, 13 platinum singles and one of the biggest debut albums in recent memory, Billie Eilish has already conquered the music world and has moved on to film. After performing a unique take on the Beatles’ classic “Yesterday” at the Academy Awards last weekend, the singer has dropped the theme song to the forthcoming James Bond film “No Time to Die,” which comes out April 10.

No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond movie, has a UK release date of April 2, 2020, and opens in the US on April 10, 2020. 

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