'Frozen,' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and others see post-Christmas bumps on the Billboard 200.
Boosted by big Christmas box-office numbers and the onset of awards season, soundtracks are surging up the charts. Leading the way is Disney's "Frozen," which hits No. 1 on the Billboard 200, rising from No. 4. The animated film's soundtrack, released on Walt Disney Records, sold 165,000 copies in the week ending Jan. 5 -- its biggest sales frame yet -- adding to total sales of 503,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The soundtrack's success is echoing that of the film, which is No. 1 at the U.S. box office and has grossed $300 million, according to Box Office Mojo.