Juice Wrld Becomes the Most-Streamed Artist in the U.S. After His Death: Report
According to a report Rolling Stone published on Tuesday (Dec. 10), Juice Wrld's streams have gone way up since the rapper's tragic passing over the weekend. The Chicago rapper's discography earned more than 38. 2 million streams on Sunday, which was the same day he died. The staggering number is nearly 24 million more than any other artist has received that day.
Juice Wrld's albums also had big streaming days. According to BuzzAngle Music's numbers for project units, which is a measure that tallies digital and physical album sales, digital song sales, and audio streams, Juice's latest album, Deathrace for Love, sold 10,300 project units the day Juice Wrld died. His debut album Goodbye & Good Riddance, sold 13,000 units,
In addition, the late rapper's breakthrough single "Lucid Dreams" was the most-streamed song on the day of his death. The song was also the leader in digital sales after it racked up 3,000 digital downloads while his song "Legends" earned 1,700 downloads. Other songs like "Robbery" and "All Girls Are The Same" all trailed behind "Legends" and "Lucid Dreams," which samples Sting.
Juice Wrld tragically passed away at the age of 21 after he suffered a seizure at Chicago's Midway International Airport on Sunday (Dec. 8). Juice arrived on a private flight from California that landed at Midway on Sunday morning. Paramedics were called to the scene after Juice suffered a seizure that caused him to bleed from the mouth. The seizure reportedly happened while law enforcement was searching through the rapper's luggage.
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