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‘Frozen’ Soundtrack Back at No. 1 on Album Charts

The “Frozen” soundtrack, 2014’s seemingly tireless sales champ, retook the No. 1 position on the U.S. album chart last week.

Dipping scarcely 1%, the animated hit’s companion album shifted 99,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending March 16. “Frozen” has now logged six non-consecutive weeks at the top of the chart, and has sold 1.4 million to date. Since first taking the pinnacle in January, “Frozen” has been temporarily displaced by collections from Bruce Springsteen, Eric Church, ScHoolboy Q and Rick Ross and the “Now 49” hits compilation.

“Frozen” sales may not thaw just yet: The cartoon feature reached stores on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday.

The week’s top debut, Luke Bryan’s “Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever” (Capitol Nashville), arrived at No. 2 with a 74,000-unit score. As its title suggests, it’s the latest of the country star’s party-themed EPs; the most recent, “Spring Break 4…Suntan City,” reached No. 9 in 2012, while an album-length compilation of the previous releases (which evidently was counted as the fifth in the series) hit No. 1 last year.

R&B vocalist Aloe Blacc’s “Lift Your Spirit” (Interscope) climbed aboard at No. 4 with 45,000 sold. It’s the singer’s major label debut after two collections for L.A. indie Stones Throw, and his first full-length release since “Wake Me Up,” last year’s breakthrough collaboration with Swedish dance artist Avicii.

“Stereolithic,” the latest from Nebraska rock band 311, entered at No. 6, moving 41,000. The self-released title is the group’s eighth consecutive top-10 debut.

Lil Wayne’s Young Money posse toted up a No. 7 bow with “Rise of an Empire.” The compilation, which moved 31,000, offers new material by Wayne and such other performers as Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga and Christina Milian.

Country vet Sara Evans’ “Slow Me Down” (RCA Nashville) launched at No. 9, tracking 27,000. Her most recent studio set “Stronger” peaked at No. 6 in 2011.

The stanza’s top-10 holdovers included Ross’ “Mastermind” (No. 3, 49,000 sold, down 73%), Pharrell Williams’ “G I R L” (No. 5, 45,000, off 60%), Lorde’s “Pure Heroine” (No. 8, 27,000, down 13%) and Church’s “The Outsiders” (No. 10, 23,000, off 23%).

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