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SoundScanner: Frozen Is Still On Top, But Foster The People And Skrillex Go Strong

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It’s springtime, but the SoundScan charts are still under a deep freeze. That’s because the Frozen soundtrack is still going strong, and this week had its biggest sales week yet, thanks to the billion-dollar-movie-that-could’s release on DVD last week. Elsewhere, a slew of albums debut in this week’s Top 10 and everybody is still singing along to “Happy.” SoundScanner digs in!

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SoundScanner: Aloe Blacc Makes Strong Showing With Debut Album

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Fans just can’t let it go. The Frozen soundtrack is No. 1 yet again on this week’s SoundScan chart, in a week where five new releases splash the Top 10. Meanwhile, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” still leads the singles chart, and a pair of artists with otherwise not a whole lot in common celebrate important sales milestones. For more, we turn to this week’s SoundScanner:

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SoundScanner: Rick Ross Shows Us Why He’s “The Bawse”

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They don’t call him “The Bawse” for nothing: Rick Ross tops this week’s Nielsen SoundScan albums chart with his latest album, Mastermind. Elsewhere, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” enjoys its best sales week yet on the singles chart, as Coldplay and Phillip Phillips arrive on the charts. With more, here’s this week’s SoundScanner update:

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SoundScanner: Bruno Mars Gets Super Bowl Boost, Freeze Freezes Out The Competition

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The full impact of last month’s Grammy Awards is felt on this week’s Nielsen SoundScan sales charts, but no Grammy act could topple the Frozen soundtrack from the top of the charts. Meanwhile, Bruno Mars benefits from both the Grammy Awards and his performance during halftime at the Super Bowl. We crunch the numbers in this week’s SoundScanner.

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SoundScanner: Katy Perry Lands Another #1, But Aloe Blacc Is ‘The Man’

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Watch out Katy Perry, Pitbull, etc., because Aloe Blacc is coming for you. The singer is setting the singles chart ablaze with “The Man,” which is heating up to be the first big hit of 2014. Meanwhile, the Frozen soundtrack is No. 1 again on the albums chart in what proved an icy week for sales. Those stories and more in this week’s SoundScanner – won’t you join us?

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SoundScanner: Frozen Tops The Charts While Britney And Bieber’s Careers Are On Ice

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While the nation suffers under the deep freeze of the Polar Vortex, the No. 1 album in the country is perhaps unsurprisingly the soundtrack to Disney’s Frozen. Hey, it’s cold out there – might as well embrace it. While Frozen is chilling at the top of the charts, several albums cross important sales milestones this week, and we also look at recent fumbles from Britney Spears and Justin Bieber. Bundle up for this week’s SoundScanner:

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