|"A Whole New World"|
|Song by Brad Kane and Lea Salonga|
|from the album Aladdin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack|
|Released||October 31, 1992|
"A Whole New World" is a song from Disney's 1992 animated feature film Aladdin, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice.A duet originally recorded by singers Brad Kane and Lea Salonga in their respective roles as the singing voices of the main characters Aladdin and Jasmine, the ballad serves as both the film's love and theme song. Lyrically, "A Whole New World" describes Aladdin showing the confined princess a life of freedom and the pair's acknowledgment of their love for each other while riding on a magic carpet. The song garnered an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 65th Academy Awards. "A Whole New World" also won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year at the 36th Annual Grammy Awards, the first and so far only Disney song to win in the category.
|"A Whole New World"|
|Single by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle|
|from the album Aladdin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack|
|B-side||"After the Kiss" (instrumental)|
|Released||November 5, 1992|
A single version of the song was released that same year and was performed by American recording artists Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle. This version is played over the film's end credits and is referred on the soundtrack as "Aladdin's Theme".The version peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on March 6, 1993, replacing Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You", which had spent a then-record 14 weeks at the top of the chart. It went gold and sold 600,000 copies domestically. The track peaked at number 12 in the UK Singles Chart in 1993. The song is the first and so far only song from a Disney animated film to top the US Billboard Hot 100. The single version was later included on Belle's studio album Passion (1993) and on Bryson's studio album Through the Fire (1994).
|Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)||14|
|Canada Top Singles ( RPM )||6|
|Canada Adult Contemporary ( RPM )||1|
|Germany (Official German Charts)||70|
|Iceland (Íslenski Listinn Topp 40)||2|
|Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)||18|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||14|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||8|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||12|
|US Billboard Hot 100||1|
|US Adult Contemporary ( Billboard )||1|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs ( Billboard )||21|
|US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard )||1|
|US Rhythmic ( Billboard )||18|
|Canada Top Singles (RPM)||56|
|Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)||6|
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||37|
|US Billboard Hot 100||18|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
When the movie was first released in 1992, it numbered complexively 22 versions worldwide in 20 languages. Over the years, this number has increased to 40 official versions, to which some unofficial versions have been added by local TV stations and studios in their local languages: namely Albanian, Arabic (TV version), Crimean Tatar, Kannada, Persian, Serbian, Slovak (TV version) and Tagalog.
Sami Aarvaand Ulla Renko (together with the whole Finnish cast) were prized as the best foreign version, while Joël Legendre 's Aladdin (Canadian French) was so appreciated by Disney USA that in 1997 he was asked to come back as Hercules.
|"A Whole New World" worldwide|
|Arabic||هشام نور (Hesham Noor)||نهله الملواني (Nahla Al Malwani)||"دنيا فوق" ("Dunya fo’")||"A world above"|
|Bulgarian||Тодор Георгиев (Todor Georgiev)||Венцислава Стоилова (Ventsislava Stoilova)||"Един нов свят" ("Edin nov sviat")||"A whole new world"|
|Cantonese||潘奇發 (Poon Kei Faat)||陳美鳳 (“Chan Mei-Fung”; May Chan)||"新的世界" ("Sun Dik Se Kie")||"A new world"|
|Croatian||Jacques Houdek||Renata Sabljak||"U novi svijet"||"To a new world"|
|Czech||Vilém Udatný||Sabina Laurinová||"Svět nádherný"||"Gorgeous world"|
|Danish||Søren Launbjerg||Louise Norby||"Et helt nyt liv"||"A brand new life"|
|English||Brad Kane||Lea Salonga||"A whole new world"|
|Dutch||Bart Bosch||Laura Vlasblom||"Een nieuw begin"||"A new beginning"|
|Finnish||Sami Aarva||Ulla Renko||"Se on kuin yö"||"It’s like a night"|
|French (Canada)||Joël Legendre||Martine Chevrier||"Un nouveau monde"||"A new world"|
|French (Europe)||Paolo Domingo||Karine Costa||"Ce rêve bleu"||"This blue dream"|
|German||Peter Fessler||Sabine Hettlich||"Ein Traum wird wahr"||"A dream comes true"|
|Greek||Χρήστος Στασινόπουλος (Hrístos Stasinópoulos)||Κατερίνα Γιαμαλή (Katerína Yiamalí)||"Γλυκιά ζωή" ("Ylikia zoi")||"Sweet life"|
|Hebrew||אלון אופיר (Alon Ofir)||רמה מסינגר (Rama Messinger)||"עולם חדש" ("Olam chadash")||"A new world"|
|Hindi||सोनू निगम (Sonu Nigam)||सुचित्रा कृष्णमूर्ति (Suchitra Krishnamoorty)||"सपनो का जहां" ("Sapno ka jahaan")||"The world of dreams"|
|Hungarian||Miller Zoltán||Janza Kata||"Egy új élmény"||"A new experience"|
|Icelandic||Felix Bergsson||Edda Heiðrún Backman||"Nýr heimur"||"A new world"|
|Indonesian||Nanang Niskala||Beatrix Renita||"Seluruh dunia"||"The whole world"|
|Italian||Vincent Thoma||Simona Peron||"Il mondo è mio"||"The world is mine"|
|Japanese||石井一孝 (Ishii Kazutaka)||麻生かほ里 (Asoh Kaori)||"ア・ホール・ニュー・ワールド" ("A hōru nyū wārudo")|
|Kazakh||Тимур Пиязов (Tīmūr Pīyazov)||Айнұр Бабаева (Aynur Babaeva)||Unknown||Unknown|
|Korean||남경주 (Nam Gyeong-Ju)||이정화 (Lee Jeong-Hwa)||"아름다운 세상" ("Arŭmda-un sesang")||"A beautiful world"|
|Malaysian||Unknown||Unknown||"Dunia baru"||"A new world"|
|Mandarin Chinese (China)||Unknown||Unknown||"新的世界" ("Xīn de shìjiè")||"A new world"|
|Mandarin Chinese (Taiwan)||黃卓穎 (Huáng Zhuō-Yǐng)||马毓芬 (Mǎ Yù-Fēn)||"嶄新的世界" ("Zhǎnxīn de shìjiè")||"A whole new world"|
|Norwegian||Trond Teigen||Jannike Kruse||"En helt ny verden"||"A whole new world"|
|Spanish (Europe)||Miguel Morant||Ángela Aloy||"Un mundo ideal"||"An ideal world"|
|Spanish (Latin America)||Demián Bichir||Analí|
|Polish||Paweł Tucholski||Katarzyna Skrzynecka||"Wspaniały świat"||"Wonderful world"|
|Portuguese (Brazil)||Joseph Carasso Jr||Kika Tristão||"Um mundo ideal"||"An ideal world"|
|Portuguese (Europe)||Luís Alves||Sofia Escobar|
|Romanian||Mihai Dinu||Simona Nae||"Un nou taram"||"A new land"|
|Russian||Андрей Малышев (Andrey Malyshev)||Анна Позднякова (Anna Pozdnyakova)||"Волшебный мир" ("Volshyebnj mir")||"A magical world"|
|Slovak||Daniel Fischer||Alžbeta Bartošová||"Svet úžasný"||"Awesome world"|
|Swedish||Peter Jöback||Myrra Malmberg||"En helt ny värld"||"A whole new world"|
|Tamil||நாகூர் பாபு (Nagoor Babu)||அனுபமா (Annupamaa)||Unknown||Unknown|
|Telugu||నాగూర్ బాబు (Nagoor Babu)||Annupamaa||Unknown||Unknown|
|Thai||เดชพัฒน์ อรรถสาร (Detchaphat Atthasan)||เนตรนภา หาญโรจนวุฒิ (Netnapa Hanrojanawut)||"โลกใหม่สวยงาม" ("Lok mai suai-ngam")||"A beautiful new world"|
|Turkish||Arda Aydın||Otilia Radulescu Ipek||"Gerçek dünya"||"The real world"|
|Ukrainian||Арсентій Примак (Arsentij Prymak)||Дарина Сумська (Daryna Sumsʹka)||"Нове життя" ("Nove zhyttya")||"A new life"|
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