Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez contributed eight original songs to the Oscar-winning animated film “Frozen.” The publishing deal also includes their catalog of songs from “Book of Mormon” and “Avenue Q” (Lopez), plus “In Transit” and “Winnie the Pooh” (Anderson-Lopez).
Lopez joined an exclusive list of 12 other individuals who have each won Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar and Tony® awards in competitive categories. He is the youngest person ever to have earned all four awards.
The Frozen soundtrack from Walt Disney Records was ranked the No. 1 best-selling album on the 2014 year-end Billboard 200 chart. It was the first soundtrack to reach No. 1 on the year-end chart since Titanic in 1998 and the first Disney soundtrack to top the chart since Mary Poppins in 1965. The soundtrack received two Grammy Awards for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Best Song Written for Visual Media/ “Let It Go.”
Released on December 9, 2013, the Grammy-winning soundtrack spent 33 weeks in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, including 13 weeks at No. 1. It is certified quadruple Platinum, selling more than 4.2 million units to date.
Ken Bunt said, “We are honored to have Bobby and Kristen join the Disney Music Group. Their creativity and dedication to songwriting is remarkable and we are excited to partner with them.”
Anderson-Lopez and Lopez said, “We are thrilled to be working with Ken Bunt and his incredible team at Disney Music Group and Disney Music Publishing. It’s clearly a perfect fit for us and we are grateful as always to be able to call Disney home.”