Top 15

YOUR TOP 15: The race for #1 heats up this week with Capitol's 5 Seconds of Summer providing a solid challenge to Frozen, Disney's powerhouse soundtrack. At midweek it's too close to call, with only a few thousand units separating the contenders. Here's how it looks headed into the weekend:

Frozen (Disney) 140-150k
*5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol) 135-145k
*Chevelle (Epic) 40-45k
*Christina Perri (Atlantic) 40-45k
*Dan + Shay (Warner Bros. Nashville) 28-32k
Shakira (RCA/Sony Latin) 27-30k
Johnny Cash (Sony Legacy) 21-24k
Pharrell Williams (Columbia) 21-24k
Lorde (Lava/Republic) 18-20k
*Nickel Creek (Nonesuch) 18-20k
*The Used (Hopeless) 18-20k
*Manchester Orchestra (Republic) 17-19k
Now 49 (NOW) 15-17k
Rick Ross (Def Jam) 15-17k
John Legend (Columbia) 15-17k
Luke Bryan (Capitol Nashville) 15-17k
YG (CTE/Def Jam) 15-17k
*Steel Panther (Open E/Kobalt) 15-17k


In other news, the recent earthquakes caused fissures in the walls of the HITS cesspool, unearthing a trove of promotional cassingles from 1997. (4/3p)