Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams,” makes a big breakthrough as it enters the top 10 the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The tune races 19-10 on the chart dated June 9, spurred by massive streaming gains.
“Dreams” climbs to 29 million U.S. clicks in the week ending May 31, according to Nielsen Music, which prompts a 15-7 on R&B/Hip-Hop Streaming Songs and secures the week’s Greatest Gainer prize. The song’s sales improve too, reaching 8,000 sold (up 54 percent) in the week ending May 31.
On the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, “Dreams” zooms 35-15 and nabs the week’s Streaming Gainer award.
In addition to “Dreams,” Juice WRLD, (real name: Jared Higgins) is making waves with another single, “All Girls Are the Same.” The track lifts 27-24 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, fueled by a 22-18 lift on R&B/Hip-Hop Streaming Songs (14.7 million plays, up 10 percent.)
Both tracks feature on the Chicago native’s studio debut album, Goodbye & Good Riddance, and their success helps to propel the album 10-6 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart to a new peak in its second week. The rise is owed to the album logging its first full tracking week, after debuting on the list a week earlier from only two days activity (The set was released on May 23, during the tracking week that ended May 25). The set boasts a massive 88 percent gain to 43,000 equivalent album units in the week ending May 31. Streaming makes up the lion’s share, with 41,000 its total sum deriving from clicks. The 41,000 figure equates to 61.5 million U.S. on-demand audio streams Riddance’s songs.
The traction also shoots Juice WRLD up the Billboard Artist 100 with a 65-31 move in his second frame on the ranking.