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SOURCE Walt Disney Records
FROZEN HAS THE MOST WEEKS AT NO. 1 FOR AN ANIMATED FILM SOUNDTRACK IN HISTORY AND IS THE TOP SELLING ALBUM OF 2014
BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The double Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending eleven non-consecutive weeks in the top position according to Nielsen SoundScan. Selling 259,000 copies in the week ending April 20, the soundtrack has sold over 2.3 million copies and over 6 million combined digital tracks in its 21st week of release. Frozen remains the top-selling album of 2014 and is expected to cross 3M in shipments imminently. The Frozen soundtrack has surpassed The Lion King's 10-week reign at No. 1 in 1994 and has spent the most weeks at No. 1 for an animated film soundtrack in the 58-year history of the chart.
The triple Platinum, Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" performed by Idina Menzel, is in the Top 15 (#12*) at Mainstream AC radio and is #22* and climbing at Adult Top 40 radio. The film video version of Idina's "Let It Go" has been viewed more than 190M times on YouTube and Demi Lovato's "Let It Go" music video has surpassed 133M views.
The album has sold over 4.5 million worldwide and has been certified 15x Platinum in Korea; Platinum in Canada, United Kingdom, France, Argentina and Taiwan; and Gold in Poland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore.
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.
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