The posthumous album from the late Juice WRLD, “Legends Never Die,” sold 497,000 equivalent album units during its first week of release. This is the biggest Billboard debut of 2020 and the biggest posthumous album debut in 20 years. “Legends Never Die” had 422.63 million on-demand streams. It has only been three albums have ever earned more streams in their debut week.
Carmela Wallace, the mother of Juice WRLD, released a statement to thank his fans: “The overwhelming love that millions of music fans clearly have for Jarad reminds us how much his poetic words, creativity, and bright light continues to shine throughout the world,” said Wallace. “This first collection of songs is a poignant reminder of his great artistic talent and emotional honesty. Music was his passion and recording gave him the outlet to share everything he was going through. In addition to his music, Jarad’s legacy will continue to provide help to young people through his Live Free 999 Foundation. 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.”
Stream his album below.