'Frozen' Vies With Luke Bryan for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

8:19 AM PST 03/15/2014 by Keith Caulfield, Billboard

Both albums could sell between 75,000 and 80,000 copies in the tracking week that ends March 16.

There may be a battle of the seasons for No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week.

The Frozen soundtrack could bring a wintry chill back to No. 1, though Luke Bryan's Spring Break 6 … Like We Ain't Ever EP is also vying for the top slot.

Both could sell between 75,000 and 80,000 copies in the tracking week that ends March 16.

The new Billboard 200's top 10 will be revealed March 19.

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Last year, Bryan hit No. 1 twice, with a compilation of his earlier Spring Break EPs titled Spring Break … Here to Party, and with his most recent studio album, Crash My Party. If his new Spring Break 6 effort tops the list, it will mark his third No. 1.

If Frozen returns to No. 1, it will mark the sixth nonconsecutive week atop the list for the album. Frozen is already the longest-running No. 1 soundtrack since Titanic logged 16 straight weeks at No. 1 in 1998.

After Bryan, the new chart's second highest bow will likely be Aloe Blacc's Lift Your Spirit, with maybe 40,000. 311's new Stereolithic could sell around 35,000, while the new Young Money crew album Rise of an Empire might move 30,000.

On SoundScan's Building chart, Bryan is No. 1, followed by Frozen. The Building tally is a precursor to the final Billboard 200 ranking -- reflecting the first four days (Monday through Thursday) of SoundScan's tracking week as reported by six major merchants.

As for the rest of the top 10: Blacc is No. 3, while the current Billboard 200's No. 1, Rick Ross' Mastermind, is No. 4. Pharrell Williams' G I R L is No. 5, followed by Young Money and 311 at Nos. 6 and 7, respectively.

Sara Evan's new Slow Me Down is No. 8 on the Building chart (and could sell 30,000 this week). Rounding out the top 10 are Lorde's Pure Heroine at No. 9 and Eric Church's The Outsiders at No. 10.

This article first appeared on Billboard.com.

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