Juice WRLD’s Legends Never Die, the first album from the artist following his death, is the No.1 album in the country. The album was released on July 10 and subsequently sold 497,000 equivalent album units, per Billboard. That makes it the largest week of 2020 for any album so far in 2020.
The success of th album, which features appearances from Marshmello and Halsey, was boosted by huge streaming figures. Legends Never Die enjoyed the biggest streaming week of 2020, and the fourth-largest streaming frame ever for an album. Only Drake’s Scorpion, Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V, and Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys have prviously been streamed in their first week of release.
“The overwhelming love that millions of music fans clearly have for [Juice WRLD] reminds us how much his poetic words, creativity, and bright light continues to shine throughout the world,” Juice WRLD’s mom Carmela Wallace said in a statement. “We are incredibly grateful to the fans who continue to uplift him every single day and our hope is that his words touch your life in a way that helps you through any challenges you may be facing.”
Juice WRLD died at the age of 21 in December 2019 following an accidental overdose. His last album prior to his death was 2019's Death Race for Love. His debut album Goodbye & Good Riddance dropped in 2018.