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Synonyms for megahit

an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)

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"Come So Far," first released in 2016 as a charity track benefiting Doctors Without Borders, closes the album with an evocative melody clearly "inspired" by 1960s megahit "Love Is Blue." It recounts the plight of a refugee who's already made a long journey which is bound to continue even if the final destination is unknown.
By Jun Ji-hye NCSOFT's mobile megahit game 'Lineage M' has maintained the top position in the mobile game market for a year, with market observers estimating the game's sales at about 15 trillion won ($1.4 billion).
Known for her many television roles, especially the megahit drama series "This is Us," Breckenridge will share her pregnancy with the world in Palmer's new campaign ads, which will center on the theme that everything changes during pregnancy.
KELIS The pop star, who released megahit Milkshake in 2003, has come full circle.
Beverley, best known for the early 1990s megahit Promise Me, will be performing on Friday, December 2 and tickets are expected to sell out fast.
It makes sense: The unlikely hip-hop musical about America's first treasury secretary has become the kind of megahit that Broadway hasn't seen in at least a generation, stirring up a frenetic excitement even beyond the typical musical theater crowd.
The latest "Star Wars" movie was a box-office megahit. It raked in more than $2 billion and set numerous cinematic records.
And it's no wonder that the brunette beauty's mashup of the British singer's megahit with one of Lebanese diva Fairouz's songs titled "Keefak Eta" (How are You?) went viral overnight.
Other tracks to make the top 20 included recent megahit Happy by Pharrell Williams, Mark Knopfler's Local Hero, I'm Still Standing by Elton John and Footloose by Kenny Loggins.
With about 5% of adults under 50 watching the premiere of "Fear the Walking Dead," the prequel to AMC's megahit "The Walking Dead" not only saw cable's top-rated drama launch of all time in the 18-49 demo, but also topped all broadcast premieres of the past five years.
After being told Mel C and Emma Bunton were heading to the festival, he invited them to join him singing his megahit Happy - after all, bandmate Geri Halliwell had already joined him at a previous gig.
A snapshot of the year in music so far, this latest double CD features million-selling tracks like Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk and Ed Sheeran's megahit Thinking Out Loud.
While not as highly readable as John Greens megahit about cancer, The Fault in Our Stars, the story will appeal to those who enjoy a good cry.--Kathleen Beck.
How I Shot the YouTube Megahit All By Myself on my iPhone and Why I'm Not Lonely Anymore
Megahit Bang Bang brought the curtain down on a show that very nearly didn't happen but will certainly be remembered for the right reasons.