The soundtrack for Disney’s movie Frozen has become the biggest-selling album in the world in 2014, shifting 10 million copies.
The sales figures have been revealed by the IFPI in another report published in addition to the one we mentioned earlier.
Frozen soundtrack sold 4 million more copies than its nearest rival, Taylor Swift’s 1989, which sold 6 million.
Happy was the biggest-selling single of the year worldwide, shifting 13.9 million copies. Global top five albums 2014: Frozen – Various artists (10 million copies sold) 1989 – Taylor Swift (6 million copies) x – Ed Sheeran (4.4 million copies ) Ghost Stories – Coldplay (3.7 million copies) In The Lonely Hour – Sam Smith (3.5 million copies) Global top five singles 2014: Happy – Pharrell Williams (13.9 million copies sold) Dark Horse -Katy Perry featuring Juicy J (13.2 million copies) All Of Me – John Legend (12.3 million copies sold) All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor (11 million copies) Let It Go – Idina Menzel (10.9 million copies) VIDEO Frozen’s soundtrack has spent a 10th non-consecutive week at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.
The album becomes one of only 11 albums to have topped the US chart for 10 weeks or longer.
It has now also equaled
The Lion King‘s chart-topping record for an animated film.
The soundtrack, which includes the Oscar-winning
Let It Go, sold 133,000 copies in its 20th week in the chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Frozen’s soundtrack has spent a 10th non-consecutive week at the top of the Billboard 200 chart
It beat off competition from Pharrell Williams’
Girl, which sold 29,000 copies and climbed seven places to number two on the Billboard 200 chart.
Last month, Disney’s
Frozen became the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
The movie recently reached $1.072 billion at the worldwide box office, overtaking the revenue of previous record holder
Toy Story 3. Frozen, which stayed in the top 10 films on domestic box office charts for more than three months, has also now become the 10th-largest grossing film in cinema history.
It follows a princess who sets off to find her estranged sister.
Her ability to turn anything she touches to ice has trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter.
Frozen includes the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and Santino Fontana.
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