Lin-Manuel Miranda’s soundtrack song has become the biggest musical hit from a Disney animated film on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since 1995. It’s time to talk about “Bruno,” which has become the highest-charting Disney animated film song in 26 years.

According to new tracking data from the newspaper, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s infectious Encanto soundtrack tune “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” has surpassed Frozen’s Oscar-winning hit “Let It Go” as the largest Billboard Hot 100 success from Disney’s animated movie.

With 29 million streams and 8,000 downloads, the song ascribed to Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz, and the Encanto cast, has climbed to No. 4 on this week’s chart. These figures helped it beat out Idina Menzel’s cover of “Let It Go,” which peaked at No. 5 in April 2014.

Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle’s Aladdin smash “A Whole New World,” which reached No. 1 in 1993, Elton John’s “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King (No. 4 in 1994), and Vanessa Williams’ Pocahontas soundtrack song “Colors of the Wind,” which also reached No. 4 in 1995, are the only other songs from animated Disney films to reach the top five on the chart.

Before dropping to No. 3 on this week’s chart, Encanto’s accompanying soundtrack record had became only the sixth animated soundtrack in history to top the Billboard 200 chart. Encanto has been one of the most successful animated films of the epidemic era, grossing $93.1 million locally and $222.6 million internationally to date.

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