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This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the "Frozen" soundtrack spent its 10th nonconsecutive week at No. 1, selling 133,000 copies in the week ending April 13, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Four new entries arrived in the top 10, led by MercyMe's "Welcome to the New," at No. 4.

Outside the top 10, there were a number of movers and shakers -- let's take a closer look at some of them:

-- Eminem, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" - No. 20 - Eminem's total album sales creep past the 45 million mark, as he moves another 24,000 of his collected catalog (including 11,000 of this album). He's the sixth-best selling album artist of the 23-year SoundScan era.

-- Linda Ronstadt, "Duets" - No. 32 - New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Linda Ronstadt roars back onto the Billboard 200, as her new compilation "Duets" debuts at No. 32 — her highest charting album since 1990.

The multi-genre performer last went higher with that year's "Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind" (featuring Aaron Neville), which peaked at No. 7 on March 17, 1990. That set spawned three hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including the smash No. 2 cut "Don't Know Much," featuring Neville. (It also produced her so-far final Hot 100 entry, "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby," which topped out at No. 78.)

The new compilation -- which happens to include "Don't Know Much" -- boasts collaborations with Don Henley, Bette Midler, Frank Sinatra, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris. Her No. 2 Hot 100 hit with James Ingram, "Somewhere Out There," is also included. (One previously-unreleased cut rounds out the 15-song collection: "Pretty Bird," with Laurie Lewis.)

-- Barry Manilow, "Night Songs" & Cher, "Closer to the Truth" - Nos. 43 and 48 - Web-based orders of "Night Songs" via Manilow's Website send the set surging back onto the list at No. 43 after a one-week absence (up 300%). Meanwhile, Cher's album returns at No. 48 thanks to a successful concert ticket/album bundle promotion (up 186%).

-- Journey, "Journey's Greatest Hits" - No. 44 - Journey's best-of celebrates its 300th week on the Billboard 200, as it climbs from No. 71 to No. 44. It becomes one of only five albums to have spent at least 300 weeks on the list since the tally combined its Mono and Stereo album charts into one all-encompassing list in August 1963. (The Billboard 200 became a regularly-compiled weekly chart in 1956, but split into two charts -- for mono and stereo albums -- in 1959. Then, in August of 1963, the mono and stereo lists were combined into one overall chart.)

"Journey's Greatest Hits" was released in 1988 and peaked at No. 10 the following year. The album consistently sells multiple thousands of copies per week, while its total sales stand at 15 million (according to the Recording Industry Association of America).

-- Patton Oswalt, "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time" - No. 54 - Actor/comedian Patton Oswalt nets his fourth No. 1 on the Comedy Albums chart -- and highest charting set yet on the Billboard 200 -- as "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time" arrives. The Comedy Central album bows at No. 54 on the latter list, selling 6,000 copies in the week ending April 13, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

"Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals" Time also gives the Comedy Central Records label its record-extending 32nd chart-topper on the Comedy Albums chart. That's a full 33% the total 95 No. 1s in the nine-year history of the list.

-- Adele, "21" - No. 84 - With 163 weeks spent in the top 100, it ties Zac Brown Band's "The Foundation" for the fourth-longest top 100 run since the chart began using SoundScan data (May 25, 1991). Metallica's self-titled album has logged the most weeks (232) in the region in that span.

-- Twenty One Pilots, "Vessel" - No. 187 - The album returns to the chart after three months (2,000, up 98%), thanks to the band's performance on the MTV Movie Awards (April 13). This is its best sales week since the week ending Jan. 5.

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