Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack Reaches 6th Week At No.1

0
0
Subscribe to Disney alerts

Disney's hugely successful animation film 'Frozen' is currently enjoying its sixth non-consecutive week at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 200.

In doing so, the film's soundtrack becomes the first album of 2014 to have sold over $1 million copies.

Since being released back in November (2013), the Disney album has sold 1.4 million copies, and 338,000 of those were shifted last year.

Although this week hasn't been solid for album sales, 'Frozen' has managed to reach a mere 99,000 copies to earn the top spot.

One of the reasons for a sale surge in copies over this week is due to 'Frozen' being released on DVD and Blue Ray this past Tuesday (March 18th). The soundtrack is being placed alongside the home video versions in all major retailers.

MORE: Frozen wins big at the 2014 Oscars

Additionally, the soundtrack has become just one of four to stay atop of the album charts for up to 6 weeks, with the last being 'Titanic' album in 1998, which was No.1 for 16 weeks. The all-time leader in soundtrack is 'Sound of Music' as that was a chart topper for an impressive 53 weeks in 1962 and 1963.

In a poor week or album sales, hitting the No.2 spot was Luke Bryan's 'Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever' EP with 74,000 sold.

Last week's No.1, Rick Ross's 'Mastermind' fails to repeat the same kind of success as it falls into 3rd position by dropping a massive 73%, only selling 49,000 copies.

MORE: John Travolta Fluffs Idina Menzel's Name In Hilarious Oscars Introduction

Aloe Blacc's 'Lift Your Spirit' lands at No.4 by selling just over 45,000 copies and Pharrell Williams still holds a top 5 position with his latest studio set 'G I R L', which sold 45,000.

Watch 'Frozen's' 'Let It Go' here

See the rest of the week's Billboard Hot 200 top ten below:

1. 'Frozen (2013)' -Soundtrack (99,000)

2. 'Spring Break 6' - Luke Bryan (74,000)

3. 'Mastermind' - Rick Ross (49,000)

4. 'Lift Your Spirit' - Aloe Blacc (45,000)

5. 'G I R L' - Pharrell Williams (45,000)

6. 'Stereolithic' - 311 (31,000 - 45,000)

7. 'Rise of an Empire' - Young Money Entertainment's Artists (31,000)

8. 'Pure Heroine' - Lorde (27,000)

9. 'Slow Me Down' - Sara Evans (27,000)

10. 'The Outsiders' - Eric Church (23,000)


Contactmusic

Tags: Disney

0
0
Subscribe to Disney alerts
Advertisement

More Disney

Star Wars Spin-Off Movie Could Focus On Bounty Hunters

It's a big week for Star Wars. The first trailer for The Force Awakens drops on Friday (November 28, 2014), though a juicy rumor about...

Lily James Finds Her Prince Charming In The Latest 'Cinderella' Trailer [Trailer + Pictures]

Finally, Disney has unveiled the first full trailer for Kenneth Branagh's live action rendition of one of the world's most beloved fairytales: Cinderella. And it...

Get Ready For ‘Moana’, Disney’s Latest Heroine Who Will Set Sail In 2016

While some of us may not be ready to let Frozen go yet, Disney is at least moving forward, having just announced their 56th animated...

We Nominate The Trailer For Disney's "Feast " For A Cute Thing Of The Week Award

Ok, I admit, the new trailer for Disney’s animated short Feast kind of melted my heart a little. A tiny, tiny bit. But they played...

Advertisement

'Frozen' Attractions To Be Built In Disney World Florida

Disney World Florida will be getting the Frozen treatment when a section of the park will feature a whole new series of attractions based on...

Epcot Is About To Get ‘Frozen’ As Disney Announces New Theme Park Attraction Based On Hit Movie

It was only a matter of time before Disney increased the presence of Frozen at its theme parks and it seems Epcot is to become...

Disney Goes to War with Deadmau5 over 'Mickey Mouse' Ears

The Walt Disney Co has filed an objection to musician Deadmau5's use of stylized ears, claiming they are too similar to its iconic signature logo....

Disney To Follow 'Frozen' with Short Sequel in 2015

Disney is keen to capitalize on the monumental success of the Oscar-winning 'Frozen' - now the biggest grossing animation in history - and will release...

Advertisement

Comments

Disney Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Disney

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All