All of the Stars

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"All of the Stars"
Ed Sheeran - All of the Stars (Official Song Cover).png
Song by Ed Sheeran
from the album The Fault in Our Stars (Music from the Motion Picture) and x (Deluxe physical edition)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2014
Length 3:54
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Johnny McDaid
Music video
"All of the Stars" on YouTube

"All of the Stars" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It is featured over the credits in the 2014 film The Fault in Our Stars and is the first track of the soundtrack album, The Fault in Our Stars (Music from the Motion Picture).[1] It is also a bonus track on the physical deluxe edition of Sheeran's second studio album x (2014).

Sheeran said that the song was "inspired by the whole movie, just wanting to be sad, yet euphoric and lift people a little bit."[2] The film, about a teenager dying of cancer who falls in love with another teen cancer patient, deals with the importance of love in the face of death.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was premiered on YouTube on 9 May 2014,[4] the video does not feature any new footage from the movie, but it does feature fan-submitted messages of encouragement such as "Everything is beautiful" and "You are not a burden".[5]

Covers[edit]

Jackie Evancho released a single and corresponding video covering the song in August 2015.[6][7]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[8] 67
France (SNEP)[9] 130
Germany (Official German Charts)[10] 66
Ireland (IRMA)[11] 29
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[12] 31
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 46
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[14] 13
US Digital Songs (Billboard)[15] 49

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[16] Gold 500,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - The Fault in Our Stars (Music from the Motion Picture) by Various Artists". iTunes. Retrieved 11 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Schillaci, Sophie. "Ed Sheeran's Fault in Our Stars Song 'Means So Much' to Author John Green", The Hollywood Reporter, May 14, 2014, accessed August 21, 2015
  3. ^ Berman, Eliza. "How The Fault in Our Stars Dramatically Improves the 'Sick Flick'", Slate.com, June 5, 2014, August 21, 2015
  4. ^ "Ed Sheeran - All Of The Stars [Official Video] - YouTube". Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Kritselis, Alex. "Ed Sheeran's 'The Fault in Our Stars' song is exactly what the soundtrack needed". Bustle.com. Retrieved 27 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Evancho, Jackie. "All of the Stars", Sony Music Entertainment, August 21, 2015
  7. ^ "All of the Stars", Amazon.com, August 21, 2015 ASIN B013XBYSE6
  8. ^ "Ed Sheeran Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)" Billboard. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Lescharts.com – Ed Sheeran – All Of The Stars" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Ed Sheeran – All Of The Stars". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Chart Track: Week 27, 2014". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  12. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  13. ^ "Ed Sheeran: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  14. ^ "Ed Sheeran Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)" Billboard. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  15. ^ "Ed Sheeran Chart History (Digital Songs)" Billboard. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  16. ^ "American single certifications – Ed Sheeran – Galway Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 13, 2017.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH