Walker tribute drives 'Furious 7' to top of Billboard

April 15, 2015 7:17 PM

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Walker tribute drives 'Furious 7' to top of Billboard

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An emotional tribute song to late actor Paul Walker in Universal Pictures' blockbuster film "Furious 7" drove the movie's soundtrack to the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday.

The "Furious 7" soundtrack, which features Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's song "See You Again," sold 45,000 albums and 583,000 songs, and was streamed 11.6 million times in the past week, for a total of 111,000 units, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. It also climbed into the top spot fro...

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