Reuters

LOS ANGELES-The latest edition of the “Now That’s What I Call Music!” franchise featuring chart hits by Lorde and Katy Perry debuted at the top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, pushing the “Frozen” film soundtrack off its pedestal.

“Now 49,” a 21-track compilation that includes songs by Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears, sold 98,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. While “Now 49” knocked Disney’s “Frozen” film soundtrack down from the top spot to No. 2, the record that features the Oscar-nominated song “Let It Go” is still racking up strong sales, with another 88,000 copies sold in its 11th week since release. “Let It Go” is No. 6 on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart, which measures downloads. After singer Bruno Mars performed a high-octane set watched by a record-breaking 115.3m viewers at the Super Bowl.