BURBANK, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records' soundtrack to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie "Lemonade Mouth" debuts at #4 on the Billboard 200 Chart after scanning over 69,000 units in its second week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Released on April 12, the album debuted in the Top 20 on the Billboard 200 and fast tracked its way to No. 1 on the iTunes Soundtrack chart and was No. 4 on the Album Overall chart. The album also ranked No. 1 on Billboard's Soundtrack and Children's Music charts. Moreover, hit songs "Somebody," "Determinate" and "Don't Ya Wish U Were Us" rank in the Radio Disney Top 30.
Due to popular demand, Disney Channel programmers have increased the airings of "Lemonade Mouth" as follows: Thursday, April 28 (8:00 p.m.); Saturday, May 7 at 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. (with the cast doing a live chat on DisneyChannel.com, 7:00 p.m., ET); Friday, May 20 (with never before seen scenes added, and a "pop-up" style feature "What's What?"); and Sunday, May 29 (8:00 p.m.).
"Lemonade Mouth" stars Bridgit Mendler (of Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie"), Adam Hicks (Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther"), Hayley Kiyoko ("Wizards of Waverly Place"), Naomi Scott (Disney Channel UK's "Life Bites" and "Terra Nova"), Blake Michael, Nick Roux ("The Suite Life on Deck"), Chris Brochu ("Soul Surfer"), Tisha Campbell-Martin ("My Wife and Kids") and Christopher McDonald ("Boardwalk Empire").
Based on the book Lemonade Mouth by Mark Peter Hughes, the script was written by April Blair, directed by award-winning Patricia Riggen ("La Misma Luna" aka "Under the Same Moon"), executive-produced by Debra Martin Chase ("The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," Disney Channel's "The Cheetah Girls" movies), co-produced by Gaylyn Fraiche ("Just Wright," "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2") and choreographed by Chris Scott ("So You Think You Can Dance").
SOURCE Walt Disney Records