Frozen Soundtrack, Beyoncé Are Top Sellers
January 8, 2014


Beyoncé
The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen rises to #1 on the sales chart this week, selling 165,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It rises from #4 last week, and marks the first soundtrack to reach #1 in a year, since Les Misérables did it in January 2013. Moreover, Frozen is just the fourth animated film soundtrack to reach #1 since the Billboard 200 chart became a regularly published weekly barometer in 1956, the magazine reports. Frozen also bumps Beyoncé's self-titled album from the #1 position, down to #2 in its fourth chart week, with another 130,000 copies sold. The unannounced, surprise December release spent its first three weeks at #1, and has now sold 1.43 million.

As for the rest of the Top 10 this week, Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is #3 with 55,000, Katy Perry's Prism is #4 with 51,000, and Lorde's Pure Heroine is #5 with 46,000. One Direction's Midnight Memories slides to #6 with 45,000, and Luke Bryan's Crash My Party rises back up to #7 with 43,000. OneRepublic's Native album returns to the Top 10 for the first time since April of 2013, moving up to #8 with 35,000 sold. The Now 48 compilation is #9 with 34,000, and Imagine Dragons' Night Visions closes out the Top 10, shifting 31,000 units.

In other sales news, Adele's smash hit 21 has become the first-ever digital album to sell over three million copies, a representative from Nielsen SoundScan confirmed to Rolling Stone. Back in 2012, 21 reached another significant sales milestone when it became only the 21st album in history to sell more than 10 million copies.




 
Music News
Kanye West Unveils The Life of Pablo
Quick Hits: The Grammys, No Doubt / AFI, Bruce Springsteen, NBA All-Star performers, The Beatles, Eaux Claires festival
Gwen Stefani Announces New Album, Filming Live Video During Grammys
Quick Hits: The Grammys / Eagles, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, The Grid NYC
Taylor Swift Leads Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin, Lionel Richie tribute, Seether, Lamb of God, Way Home festival, Good Charlotte
Beyoncé Announces "Formation" Stadium Tour, Releases New Single
Metallica At CBS RADIO’s “THE NIGHT BEFORE” Concert in San Francisco
Rihanna Reaches #1 With Anti
Quick Hits: Grammy Awards, Zayn, Adele, Dead & Company, The Monkees, The Neighbourhood
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
The Entertainment World Remember Maurice White
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Future, The Lumineers, Stone Temple Pilots
Justin Bieber, Pitbull and More Added to Grammy Lineup
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Future
Breaking News
Charlie Walk Named President of Newly Formed Republic Group
Warner Bros. Ups Luke, Ravikoff in Rock Promo Positions
Entercom Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Nielsen Reports 4th Quarter And Full Year 2015 Results
WBLI/Long Island Announces Drive Time Live With Syke & M.J.
February 10, 2016
iHeartMedia Promotes Senior Programmers To Executive Vice Presidents
CBS Radio Celebrates Grammy Awards With Over-The-Air & Digital Programming
February 9, 2016
RAB: Radio Increasing Focus On Digital Sales
107.1 The Brew Is Sacramento's New Home For Rock
In Brief - February 9, 2016
February 8, 2016
"Saturday Night Online" Rebrands As "Most Requested Live With Romeo"
iHeartMedia Names Travis Moon Director of Country Operations for the Austin-San Antonio Region
Entercom Kansas City Announces Appoints Alan Furst PD Of KMBZ
February 5, 2016
Stu Bergen Named CEO, International & Global Commercial Services For Warner Music Group
JoJo Turnbeaugh Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Las Vegas
In Brief - February 5, 2016
February 4, 2016
John Strazza Joins RECORDS
Greater Media Promotes Buzz Knight to SVP of Program Development
MIWs Announce Results from 2015 Gender Analysis
February 3, 2016
Leslie Moonves Named Chairman Of CBS Corporation
FADER Label Annouces New Distribution Deal With Caroline
Jeff Hickcox Returns To Beasley SWFL As Promotions & Events Director
February 2, 2016
SiriusXM Reports Major Subscriber Growth, Record Revenue in 2015
FMQB NOW

Mike “OD” O’Donnell, OM
Entercom
Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!