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‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Keeps No. 1 Spot Despite Sales Drop

In the absence of anything like a major new pop hit to displace it, Disney’s “Frozen” soundtrack remained at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart last week, amid some of the lowest sales in recent memory.

Frozen” claimed the top rung for a 12th non-consecutive week with sales of 115,000 (down 56%), according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ended April 27.

The rest of the national top 10 continued to be something of a revolving door, as five more new titles flooded in, with none managing to notch anything close to a six-figure debut. Nothing outside the top five sold more than 20,000 copies, and all of the week’s holdover titles in the top 10 experienced large percentage declines.

Atlanta rapper Future had the frame’s top bow, as his “Honest” (Epic) arrived at No. 2 with 53,000 shifted. His 2012 debut “Pluto” peaked at No. 8.

Australian model-rapper Iggy Azalea’s debut album “The New Classic” (Def Jam) moved in at No. 3, trailing Future’s release by less than 1,000 units. She broke through with the viral video “Pu$$y” in 2011.

Utah-based rock band Neon Trees’ “Pop Psychology” (Mercury) launched at No. 6, moving 19,000. The quartet’s previous “Picture Show” topped out at No. 17 in 2012.

ABC’s country-themed “Nashville” series got some chart love, as “Nashville on the Record” (Big Machine), a set drawn from last week’s special featuring the show’s musical stars, entered at No. 8, selling 18,000.

Finally, Bethel Music’s “You Make Me Brave: Live at the Civic,” a concert album by the music arm of Bethel Church, a Pentecostal house of worship in Redding, Calif., closed out the top 10 at No. 10 with 14,000 sold.

The week’s holdovers were Pharrell’s “G I R L” (No. 4, 21,000 sold, off 36%), August Alsina’s “Testimony” (No. 5, 20,000, down 71%), Luke Bryan’s “Crash My Party” (No. 7, 19,000, down 42%) and Lorde’s “Pure Heroine” (No. 9, 16,000, off 38%).

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