Hannah Montana is the soundtrack for the Disney channel original series of the same name. It was released on October 24, 2006 by Walt Disney Records. The first eight songs on the album are sung by Miley Cyrus as her character Hannah Montana. There are also four songs by other artists, and another track, the last on the album, that is sung by Cyrus (out of her Hannah Montana character) and her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. The soundtrack was the eighth best selling album of 2006 in the U.S., with nearly two million copies sold that year. The album has sold over 3.7 million copies in the U.S and over 4.5 million worldwide.
Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus is the second soundtrack from the Disney Channel original series Hannah Montana and the debut studio album by Miley Cyrus, the star of the television series. The album was released on June 26, 2007 by Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records. It is a new hybrid album, that is the follow up to the triple-platinum selling Hannah Montana released in 2006.
The CD has two parts, as it serves a dual purpose: disc one features ten songs by the character of Hannah Montana as the show's 2nd season's soundtrack, while disc two features ten songs by Miley Cyrus as her debut studio album. During its first week of sales, it debuted in the U.S. at number one on the Billboard 200 with 326,000 album copies sold. The album, having sold 3,900,000+ copies in the U.S, has been RIAA-certified 3× multi platinum. The album has also sold over 4 million copies worldwide.
In the UK, the album debuted at #9 on the Compilations chart for the week beginning July 15, 2007; eventually peaking at #8. In Australia, the album debuted at #86 on the ARIA Albums Chart, later reaching the Top 20 it re entered at no.44 and was certified Platinum for shipments of 70.000 units. In New Zealand the album went Gold selling over 7,500 copies. In Venezuela, the album debuted at #5 and stayed in the Top 10 for over 3 weeks. In Japan, Walt Disney Records released a special edition of the album, Hannah Montana 2: Rock Star Edition on December 5, 2007. Walt Disney Records also released a karaoke version of the album called Disney Karaoke Series: Hannah Montana 2 was released exclusively to Wal-Mart for a limited time in 2007, then was re-released to other stores on September 16, 2008.