Walt Disney Records' Frozen Soundtrack And "Let It Go" Single Both Certified
BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014
BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven weeks after its release,
the Frozen soundtrack has certified Platinum, selling over 1,000,000 copies,
and has spent four non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album
chart. Industry sources are forecasting the album's return to the top position
on Wednesday. The last soundtrack to spend 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard
200 chart was 1998's "Titantic."The Oscar-nominated song "Let It Go,"
performed by Idina Menzel, also certified Platinum with sales over
1.2M.Menzel, who provides the voice of Elsa in the film, will perform the
song at the Oscars (March 2).
The album maintains its No. 1 position on Billboard's Soundtrack Chart, peaked
at No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Chart (and in 31 countries), plus Amazon's
Overall Music Category, Pop, and Overall MP3 charts. Additionally, over 3.6M
combined digital tracks have been sold to date.
In wide release since November 27, "Frozen" posted the No. 1 all-time
Thanksgiving debut and the largest opening ever for a Walt Disney Animation
Studios film. "Frozen," Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd feature film, has
earned more than $980 million worldwide, including $384 million
domestically.Named best-animated film by more than a dozen critics
associations, it won a Golden Globe® for best animated film, plus five Annie
Awards. The film is nominated in two categories for the Oscars: best animated
feature and best original song ("Let It Go")."Frozen" is available in Digital
HD and Digital 3D today and via the newly launched Disney Movies Anywhere.
The soundtrack features eight original songs from Kristen Anderson-Lopez and
Tony® Award-winning 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 Deluxe Edition Vinyl collectible
is also available for pre-order at http://myplay.me/15ya.
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SOURCE Walt Disney Records
Contact: Maria Kleinman, Walt Disney Records/Disney Music Group Publicity
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