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iCarly: The Sequel
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Soundtrack by Various Arts
Released June 22, 2012[1] (see more)
Genre Pop
Length 47:59
Label Nick Music
Columbia
Producer Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress, Noah Munck, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Brandy Norwood, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Avril Lavigne, Kelly Clarkson, Jordin Sparks
iCarly chronology
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iSoundtrack II iCarly: The Sequel
Singles from iCarly: The Sequel
  1. ""Dancing Crazy""
    Released: December 21, 2010
  2. ""Stupid in Love""
    Released: March 20, 2012
  3. ""Coming Home""
    Released: May 29, 2012
  4. ""Sayonara""
    Released: June 19, 2012
  5. ""High Mainterance""
    Released: March 15, 2011
  6. ""All Kinds of Wrong""
    Released: June 26, 2012
  7. ""Million Dollars""
    Released: September 10, 2012

iCarly: The Sequel soundtrack based onto the film with the same title. It was the second soundtrack in the iCarly franchise to have a soundtrack that is used for the film adaptation since the first soundtrack for iCarly: The Movie. It was released on June 22, 2012 worldwide and June 26, 2012 in the United States.

The soundtrack's lead singles; "Stupid in Love", "Coming Home", are remakes of Rihanna's single ("Stupid in Love") and Diddy ("Coming Home"). Other songs that will include are Chris Brown's "Turn Up The Music", Rihanna's "Where Have You Been" and "California King Bed", Katy Perry's "Part of Me", Jordin Sparks' "Battlefield", Kelly Clarkson's "Already Gone" and Taylor Swift's "Speak Now". Since her latest album High Maintenance, Cosgrove finally releases her single "Sayonara" on iTunes on June 19. She also premiered her music video that same day on YouTube. A music video for "Million Dollars" will be released in mid September, as the fourth lead single of the soundtrack. It will make its premiere on iTunes on September 10.

Two of the singles "Stupid in Love" and "Coming Home" broke rating records on YouTube, where "Coming Home" became only the second most viewed video in the 24 hour slot behind only Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend", which made 8 million views in 24 hours.

iCarly: The Sequel receieved extremely mixed reviewsby critics and came to a close third place at the Billboard 200 behind Living Things and Overexposed, earning 215,000 copies, sligtly lower than iCarly: The Movie, which made 225,000 copies and debuts in first place at the Billboard 200 which finally beaten Eminem's Recovery after four weeks of being at the top chart. However, it roses the #1 position one week later.

DevelopmentEdit

Nickelodeon Movies and Parmaount Pictures confirmed to release a soundtrack for the film, iCarly: The Sequel. The release date for the soundtrack was announced for June 22, 2012, which is a month ahead of the film's release. Miranda Cosgrove confirms that she will record her brand new singles for the soundtrack.[2] She states that the soundtrack will be having feelings that the characters will make the audiences feel like that they are having fun while watching the movie.[3]

Cosgrove states that she would also be recording her very own singles to make it more grown up and mature for the soundtrack.[4] She states: "I've been growning up with the show for mostly my entire life. And I am planning to have a different feeling for fans to make them feel like that they are growning up to become older kids.[5]

Like the first film, the sequel will have a musical performance of Chris Brown set to perform a song during a scene where Carly and her friends were on vacation on cruise.[6] His single "Turn Up the Music" will be featured in the film and the sountrack from his album Fortune.[7]

SinglesEdit

The film's soundtrack will be into works. Miranda Cosgrove's singles "All Kinds of Wrongs" and "High Maintenance" will be featured into the film's soundtrack. Cosgrove will record "Stupid in Love" originally written by Rihanna from her album, Rated R.[8] She confirmed that a single will be released on March 20, 2012.[9] Nathan Kress will be Cosgrove's duet for the song. Although, Rihanna told Cosgrove that she could used her single "Stupid in Love" as her single for the soundtrack to make it sound like that she has grown out of her teenage years into the adult world, where Cosgrove agrees to record the song for her own.[10]

On June 26, 2012, the official soundtrack will be released, just one month before the film's release.[11] Chris Brown's single "Turn Up the Music" will be included in the film's soundtrack due to his appearance into the film performing the song.[12]

Rihanna's singles; "California King Bed" (Loud) and "Where Have You Been" (Talk That Talk) will be included in the film's soundtrack. Coming Home, the second single, will be released on May 29, 2012. The music video is due to release on May 28, 2012.[13] Although, the song also included in the latest soundtrack iSoundtrack II. Katy Perry's "Part of Me" will also be included in the soundtrack. Cosgrove is also including "Sayanora", "Million Dollars", "Dancing Crazy" and again "Kissin' U" in the soundtrack. Although, "Kissin' U" appears in the soundtrack of iCarly: The Movie. Also featuring are Jordin Spark's "Battlefield" and Taylor Swift's "Speak Now".

TracklistEdit

No. Title Writer Artist Length
1 Stupid in Love Robyn Fenty, Shaffer Smith Brandy Norwood Miranda Cosgrove featuring Nathan Kress 3:57
2 Coming Home iCarly Cast Shawn Carter, Jermaine Cole, Alexander Grant, Holly Hafermann 2:51
3 All Kinds Of Wrong Miranda Cosgrove Lukasz Gottwald, Claude Kelly, Emily Wright 3:35
4 California King Bed Harr, Jackson, Priscilla Renea, Alex Delicata,The Runners Rihanna 4:12
5 Kissin U Miranda Cosgrove, Lukasz Gottwald, Claude Kelly Dr. Luke 3:18
6 High Maintenance Miranda Cosgrove, featuring Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo 3:09
7 I Will Be Leona Lewis Avril Lavigne 4:00
8 Million Dollars Miranda Cosgrove Jacob Kasher Hindlin, Philip Paul Shaouy, Emily Wright 3:35
9 Battlefield Louis Biancaniello, Ryan Tedder, Sam Watters, Wayne Wilkins, Ryan Tedder, The Runaways Jordin Sparks 4:01
10 Speak Now Taylor Swift Taylor Swift 4:00
11 Turn Up the Music Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas, Fuego Chris Brown 3:49
12 Alredy Gone Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson, Ryan Tedder 4:11
13 Where Have You Been Dean, Gottwald, Calvin Harris, Walter, Geoff Mack Rihanna 4:02
14 Sayonara Greg Kurstin, Bonnie McKee Miranda Cosgrove 2:41
15 Part of Me Perry, McKee, Gottwald, Martin, Henry Walter Katy Perry 3:35
Total Runtime: 47:59

PromotionEdit

"Stupid in Love" is the first single from the soundtrack to be released written by Miranda Cosgrove. Released on iTunes on March 20, 2012, the music video was not released until May 14, 2012, Cosgrove's 19th birthday on her Vevo Channel on YouTube.[14] In its first 24 hours after its release, "Stupid in Love" became Cosgrove's most successful video on her Vevo channel earning 3.3 million during its world premiere on April 24, 2012.[15] It has set a previous record with most viewed video on Vevo for a singer under the age of 20, before being broken to Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend", which earned 8 million.[16] Afterwards, Cosgrove was listed alongside Bieber, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus and Rebecca Black as one of the youngest lead singers to have more than a million views in 24 hours.[17] "Stupid in Love" has already made 18.5 million views so far as of May 28, 2012, Cosgrove's most viewed video on her Vevo Channel on YouTube.

"Coming Home" is the second single from the soundtrack, written by Miranda Cosgrove and cast members of the TV show iCarly. It was originally featured as part of the soundtrack from iSoundtrack II. Producer John Shanks confirmed that the song "Coming Home" will be remade by the cast members of iCarly for the film iCarly: The Sequel. The newer version of the song will be a much cleaner version as it was from the original to avoid strong language from younger audiences.[18] The music video was released on May 28, 2012 on Cosgrove's Vevo Channel on YouTube, with the single released on iTunes the following day. A sneak peek of the music video was released on Miranda Cosgrove's vevo channel on YouTube on May 19, 2012.[19] The lyric video for the song was released on May 25, 2012.[20] E! News screened a preview of the song on the same day.[21] In 24 hours, the music video made 5 million views on YouTube, which was the second best debut on YouTube behind Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend", which made 8 million views in 24 hours.[22]

"Sayonara" will be the third single from the iCarly: The Sequel soundtrack to be released. Greg Kurstin and Bonnie McKee are writing the song.[23] The song was released originally from Cosgrove's latest album, High Maintenance. It is is a pop rock song. It also contains electro pop and dance music. Miranda Cosgrove will release the music video for "Sayonara" on June 19, 2012 on her Vevo channel on YouTube.[24] Miranda Cosgrove will release two versions of her music video for "Sayonara". Her first version was released the music video for "Sayonara" on June 19, 2012 on her Vevo channel on YouTube.[25] The video is about four minutes long. It was filmed in late May 2012 in Los Angeles. Her second version was released on June 26, 2012, same day as the release of the soundtrack in North America.

ReactionEdit

Critical receptionEdit

 Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.3/5[26]
BBC Positive[27]
Filmtracks 3/3/5[28]
IGN 8/10[29]
Movie Music UK 3.5/5[30]

Criticals for the soundtrack iCarly: The Sequel were generally mixed. The critics recently talked about the songs from the soundtrack and one of them received mixed reviews. It reveived 75% from Metacritcs.[31] Allmusic scored the soundtrack 3.3/5.[32] BBC gave the soundtrack positive.[33] Filmtracks scred it 3/3 out of 5 stars.[34] IGN gave it a postive score of 8 out of 10.[35] And Movie Music UK scores the soundtrack 3.5 out of 5 stars.[36]

Marla Wilkinson of Billboard magazine praised the song "Stupid in Love": "the song is not as good as Rihanna's version."[37] Paris Watson of BBC praised "Stupid in Love": "the song has some younger lead singer's voice into the tune".[38] Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe praised "Stupid in Love": "a bit dramatic".[39] Ted Wilson of The New York Times praised: "the first ever and beautiful R&B song for Miranda Cosgrove".[40]

"Coming Home" received mixed reviews. Marla Wilkinson of Billboard magazine praised: "the song is not as good as the original version."[41] Paris Watson of BBC praised "Coming Home": "the song is kinda not as sad as the original".[42] Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe praised "Coming Home": "pretty decent".[43] Ted Wilson of The New York Times praised: "quite good".[44]

"Coming Home" nearly break a new record earning 5 million views on YouTube in the first 24 hours, which was the second best debut on YouTube behind Justin Bieber's "Boyfriend", which made 8 million views in 24 hours.[45]

"Sayonara" received mixed reviews. Marla Wilkinson of Billboard magazine praised: "kinda a dull music."[46] Paris Watson of BBC praised "Sayonara": "the song is kinda feels like it just came from the garbage.".[47] Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe praised "Sayonara": "pretty decent".[48] Ted Wilson of The New York Times praised: "quite good".[49]

CommercialEdit

iCarly: The Sequel debuts at No. 3 at the Bilboard 200 earning 215,000 copies behind Living Things by Linkin Park (223,000) and Overexposed by Maroon 5 (222,000).[50] The soundtrack is 10,000 copies lower than iCarly: The Movie, which made 225,000 copies two years ago. It also debuts in first place at the Billboard 200 which finally beaten Eminem's Recovery after four weeks of being at the top chart. A week later, the soundtrack moved up from No. 3 to No. 1 with 155,000 copies (falling 30%) bringing its total to 370,000 copies beating Chris Brown's Fortune, which made 134,000 copies in it first week, making it the second iCarly soundtrack that debuts in first place at the chart.[51]

ReleaseEdit

iCarly: The Sequel soundtrack is released worldwide on June 2012. It was first released in Germany on June 22, 2012.[52] The following weekend, the worldwide release of the soundtrack in Italy is June 23, 2012.[53], United Kingdom on June 25, 2012,[54] United States on June 26, 2012,[55] and Australia on June 27, 2012.[56] The soundtrack would be feature with two disks of some of the music videos from each of the songs.[57] Other countries will be followed for the release of the soundtrack.[58]

Release HistoryEdit

Region Date Label References
Australia June 22, 2012 Nick Music, Columbia [59]
France [60]
Switzerland [61]
United Kingdom [62]
Italy June 23, 2012 [63]
Sweeden June 24, 2012 [64]
Spain June 25, 2012 [65]
Mexico [66]
Canada [67]
United States June 26, 2012 [68]
Malaysia [69]
Netherlands June 27, 2012 [70]
Austria June 28, 2012 [71]
Germany [72]
Japan June 29, 2012 [73]
China TBA 2012 [74]

Charts, sales and processionEdit

ChartsEdit

Charts (2012) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart 6
Austrian Albums Chart 2
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders) 54
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia) 18
Brazil Top 10 Albums ABPD 2
Canadian Albums Chart 1
Danish Albums Chart 9
Finnish Albums Chart 26
French Albums Chart 32
Hungarian Albums Chart 2
Mexican Albums Chart 3
New Zealand Albums Chart 2
Norwegian Albums Chart 1
Polish Albums Chart 3
Portuguese Albums Chart 1
Spanish Albums Chart 1
Swedish Albums Chart 9
Swiss Albums Chart 13
U.S. Billboard 200 1
U.S. Billboard Top Soundtracks 2

CertificationsEdit

Country Certification
(sales thresholds)
Australia Platinum
Austria Gold
Brazil Gold
Mexico Platinum
New Zealand Platinum
Poland Gold
Spain Platinum
United States 2× Platinum

ProducersEdit

  • Miranda Cosgrove
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Chris Brown
  • Taylor Swift
  • Nathan Kress
  • Noah Munck
  • Jordin Sparks
  • Rivers Cuomo
  • C.J. Abraham

  • Dan Schneider
  • Neil A. Sheridan
  • Robin Weiner
  • Joe Catania
  • Jana Petrosini
  • Amber Comisar
  • Sean Gill
  • Adam Small
  • Michael Corcoran

  • Rihanna
  • Ne-Yo
  • Brandy Newton
  • Jennette McCurdy
  • Clayton Boen
  • Katy Perry
  • Bruce Rand Berman
  • Becky Opp
  • Avril Lavigne

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External linksEdit

  • iCarly: The Sequel Soundtrack Due June 26!

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