‘Frozen’ soundtrack extends No. 1 reign with its best weekly sales yet

‘Frozen’ soundtrack extends No. 1 reign with its best weekly sales yet
The soundtrack to Disney’s “Frozen” logged an 11th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

“Frozen” isn’t going anywhere.

The hit soundtrack to Disney’s animated feature film topped the Billboard 200 for the 11th time Wednesday, reflecting sales of 259,000 copies in the week that ended Sunday, according to Nielsen SoundScan.


That’s the album’s biggest one-week business yet, wrote Billboard’s Keith Caulfield, who attributed the 94% boost over the previous week to Easter shopping, “which tends to lift sales of music that appeals to families and children.”

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In extending its stint at No. 1, “Frozen” also broke the record held by “The Lion King” for the most weeks atop the chart for a soundtrack to an animated movie. In all, “Frozen” has sold 2.3 million copies since it came out in November.

Meanwhile, four new albums entered the Billboard 200 this week, though each with only a fraction of the sales recorded by “Frozen.”

“Testimony,” by the R&B; singer August Alsina, debuted at No. 2 with 67,000 copies, followed by Needtobreathe’s “Rivers in the Wasteland” at No. 3, Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” at No. 4 and Ingrid Michaelson’s “Lights Out” at No. 5.



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