Sia lands atop 'Billboard' chart; 'Frozen' rises again

July 16, 2014 6:31 PM

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Sia lands atop 'Billboard' chart; 'Frozen' rises again

Singer/songwriter Sia (seen here with her face obscured) has for the first time landed atop the Billboard album chart with her new album, 1000 Forms of Fear. According to Nielsen SoundScan, 1000 sold 52,000 copies in its first week — the lowest sales for a No. 1 album in almost two years, says Billboard. Though she has released several solo albums, Sia got more attention in the past for collaborating with David Guetta and Flo Rida, and serving as writer and/or featured vocalist for such top stars as Eminem, Beyoncé and Rihanna.

Landing at No. 2 is the resurgent Frozen soundtrack (up from No. 5 last week), with 46,000 copies, with Sam Smith's In the Lonely House pretty much holding steady at No. 3 (42,000). Trey Songz's Trigga, which entered the chart at No. 1 last week, falls to No. 5 (34,000), while Ed Sheeran's x dips fr...

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