|By PR Newswire||
|April 9, 2014 04:18 PM EDT||
BURBANK, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending nine non-consecutive weeks in the top position according to Nielsen SoundScan. Selling 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, the soundtrack has sold 1.9 million copies and 5.9 million combined digital tracks in its 19th week of release. Frozen is the first album to sell a million units in 2014 and is expected to cross 2M sales later this week.
The Oscar-winning song "Let It Go," performed by Idina Menzel, has sold over 3 million copies and has been certified triple Platinum. The track is in the Top 15 (*12) at Mainstream AC radio and is #26* and climbing at Adult Top 40 radio. "Let It Go" is currently the #4 song on the iTunes singles chart and #3 on Billboard's Digital Song chart. The film video version of Idina's "Let It Go" has been viewed more than 178M times on YouTube and Demi Lovato's "Let It Go" music video has surpassed 125M views. Lovato's version of "Let It Go" has sold over 1M copies and has been certified Platinum.
The album maintains its No. 1 position on Billboard's Soundtrack Chart, peaked at No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Chart (and in 35 countries), plus Amazon's Overall Music Category, Pop, Soundtrack, MP3 Soundtrack and Overall MP3 charts. The Frozen album has held the #1 position for 7 non-consecutive weeks at Spotify, and worldwide has exceeded 135M album streams. In the UK, the album is the #1 overall best-selling album this week.
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.
For more information on Walt Disney Records' releases, please visit Disney.com/music, become a fan at Facebook.com/disneymusic or follow us at Twitter.com/disneymusic. To purchase Disney music, visit the online store at www.disneymusicstore.com.
Maria Kleinman - Walt Disney Records/Disney Music Group Publicity [email protected] - 818.560.5867
SOURCE Walt Disney Records
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