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Walt Disney Records' Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position On The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart For Seven Non-Consecutive Weeks
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Walt Disney Records' Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position On The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart For Seven Non-Consecutive Weeks12:04 EDT Wednesday, March 26, 2014
OSCAR®-WINNING SONG, "LET IT GO" SELLS OVER 2 MILLION COPIES
BURBANK, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending seven non-consecutive weeks in the top position according to Nielsen SoundScan. Selling 202,000 copies in the week ending March 23, the soundtrack has sold over 1.6 million copies and over 5 million combined digital tracks in its 17th week of release. Frozen is the first album to sell a million units in 2014.
The Oscar-winning song "Let It Go," performed by Idina Menzel, has sold over 2 million copies and is expected to be certified double Platinum by the end of the week. The track is in the Top 15 (*13) at Mainstream AC radio and is #33* and climbing at Adult Top 40 radio. "Let It Go" is currently the #2 song on the iTunes singles chart and #2 on the overall Billboard's Digital Song chart. The film video version of Idina's "Let It Go" has been viewed more than 150M times on YouTube and Demi Lovato's "Let It Go" music video has been Vevo-certified for surpassing 100M views.
The album maintains its No. 1 position on Billboard's Soundtrack Chart, peaked at No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Chart (and in 31 countries), plus Amazon's Overall Music Category, Pop, and Overall MP3 charts. The Frozen album has held the #1 position for 5 non-consecutive weeks at Spotify and worldwide, is approaching 110M album streams.
The soundtrack features eight original songs from Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and songwriter Robert Lopez plus score by the composer of last year's Oscar-winning short "Paperman," Christophe Beck.
The Frozen soundtrack, the Frozen two-disc deluxe edition and the digital deluxe edition soundtrack (featuring 23 and 27 additional tracks respectively, including demos, outtakes and a "Let It Go" instrumental karaoke track) are available at physical and online retail.
The Disney Karaoke Series: Frozen album will be available in physical and digital formats on April 15. The physical album will feature all 8 songs from the film with CD + Graphics (CD + G) technology which allows the song lyrics to appear on a television screen when played in a CD + G machine.
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