"Frozen," which features the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go,"
sold 202,000 copies last week according to figures from Nielsen
SoundScan, its biggest sales week since its November 25 release.
"Frozen," the Oscar-winning animated tale of two Nordic princess
sisters who must save their kingdom from an eternal winter, has
grossed more than $1 billion worldwide at the film box office.
The spike in sales of its soundtrack was spurred by the release
of the film on DVD.
Six new debuts entered the top ten of the Billboard 200 chart
this week, led by rapper YG's "My Krazy Life" at No. 2 with
sales of 61,000. Alt-rockers Foster the People debuted its
latest record "Supermodel" at No. 3, electronic music DJ
Skrillex came in at No. 4 with "Recess" and grunge rockers The
Pretty Reckless notched No. 5 with "Going to Hell."
Latin pop crooner Enrique Iglesias' latest studio album "Sex and
Love" clocked in at No. 8 in its opening week, while rockers
Taking Back Sunday rounded out the top ten with "Happiness Is."
For the week ending March 23, overall album sales totaled 4.7
million, Billboard said, down 22 percent from the comparable
sales week in 2013.
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; editing by Patricia Reaney and
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