The Weeknd Releases First Official Single From Universal Pictures And Focus Features' FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK DUE OUT FROM REPUBLIC RECORDS ON FEBRUARY 10, 2015

Dec 23, 2014, 13:30 ET from Universal Pictures

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Records announced today that it will release the official soundtrack album for one of 2015's most highly anticipated films, Universal Pictures and Focus Features' Fifty Shades of Grey. With the announcement, platinum-selling XO/Republic Records artist The Weeknd released his contribution to the soundtrack, "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)," – the first official release from the drama's soundtrack. The track is available for purchase on iTunes, and the album will be in stores and available through iTunes and all digital partners beginning February 10, 2015.

Purchase "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" from The Weeknd HERE
Listen to "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" from The Weeknd HERE

Comprised of brand new original material from marquee multi-platinum and award-winning artists, the album will make for an indispensable musical affair. Additional artists and the full track listing will be announced shortly.

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon.  Since its release, the "Fifty Shades" trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. 

The soundtrack album will arrive just prior to the Universal Pictures and Focus Features'  release, which arrives in theaters everywhere February 13, 2015. You can watch the trailer on the movie's official site now. Iconic four-time Oscar® nominee Danny Elfman provides the original score for the film, while Dana Sano serves as music supervisor.

Get ready for Fifty Shades of Grey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on February 10.


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ABOUT REPUBLIC RECORDS:
A division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, Republic is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Ariana Grande, Black Sabbath, Colbie Caillat, Enrique Iglesias, Florence + the Machine, Godsmack, Gotye, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Keith Richards, Milky Chance, Nickelback, Of Monsters and Men, Owl City, Seth MacFarlane, Weezer, among many others.  It is also comprised of innovative business ventures including American Recordings (The Avett Brothers), Brushfire (Jack Johnson, G. Love), Cash Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj), John Varvatos Records, Lava Records (Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), Casablanca Records (Tïesto, Martin Garrix), NBC's The Voice (Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery), XO (The Weeknd), Photo Finish Records (MisterWives), School Boy Records (PSY, Sheppard), among others. In addition, Republic maintains a long-standing strategic alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Label Group which is comprised of Big Machine Records (Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw), Dot Records (Maddie + Tae), and Republic Nashville (The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, The Eli Young Band).

ABOUT FIFTY SHADES OF GREY:
Fifty Shades of Grey
is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Since its release, the "Fifty Shades" trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever.  

Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become iconic to millions of readers, are Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson

Joining Dornan and Johnson in the cast are Luke Grimes as Elliot, Christian's brother; Victor Rasuk as Jose, Anastasia's close friend; Eloise Mumford as Kate, Anastasia's best friend and roommate; Marcia Gay Harden as Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey, Christian's mother; Rita Ora as Mia, Christian's sister; Max Martini as Taylor, Christian's bodyguard; Callum Keith Rennie as Ray, Anastasia's stepfather; Jennifer Ehle as Carla, Anastasia's mother; and Dylan Neal as Bob, Carla's husband.     

Fifty Shades of Grey is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti alongside E L James, the creator of the series. The screenplay for the film is by Kelly Marcelwww.fiftyshadesmovie.com

 

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