2020 felt like a stop-gap year when you look back at it. Even with high-profile releases from Eminem, Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, and others, it felt like most rappers were holding out until the pandemic blew over.

Amid the adversity of 2020, Lil Baby emerged as one of hip hop’s fastest-rising stars, with his sophomore album My Turn showcasing his growth as an artist and cementing his place as one of the genre’s most promising talents. The project demonstrated Lil Baby’s versatility and ability to craft infectious hits, propelling him to new heights in both commercial success and critical acclaim.

The year also saw the release of two heart-wrenching posthumous albums. Mac Miller’s Circles served as a poignant farewell to the beloved artist, offering a deeply introspective and soulful collection of tracks that resonated with fans and critics alike. Similarly, Juice Wrld’s Legends Never Die provided a fitting tribute to the young rapper’s immense talent and potential, capturing the hearts of listeners around the globe.

Let’s get into it, here are the 10 biggest hip hop album first week sales of 2020.

10. JackBoys by JackBoys & Travis Scott

Released: December 27, 2019

Label: Epic, Cactus Jack

First week sales: 154,000

Singles: “Highest in the Room (Remix)”, “Had Enough”, “Out West”

9. Circles by Mac Miller

Released: January 17, 2020

Label: REMember Music, Warner

First week sales: 164,000

Singles: “Good News”, “Blue World”

8. Savage Mode II by 21 Savage & Metro Boomin

Released: October 2, 2020

Label: Slaughter Gang, Epic, Boominati, Republic

First week sales: 171,000

Singles: “Runnin”, “Mr. Right Now”

7. My Turn by Lil Baby

Released: February 28, 2020

Label: Capitol, Motown, Wolfpack, Quality Control

First week sales: 197,000

Singles: “Woah”, “Sum 2 Prove”, “Emotionally Scarred”, “All In”, “The Bigger Picture”

6. No Pressure by Logic

Released: July 24, 2020

Label: Def Jam, Visionary

First week sales: 221,000

Singles: “Perfect”

5. Dark Lane Demo Tapes by Drake

Released: May 1, 2020

Label: OVO, Republic

First week sales: 223,000

Singles: “Toosie Slide”, “Chicago Freestyle”

4. Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon by Pop Smoke

Released: July 3, 2020

Label: Victor Victor, Republic

First week sales: 251,000

Singles: “Make It Rain”, “The Woo”, “Mood Swings”, “For the Night”, “What You Know Bout Love”, “Hello”

3. Music to Be Murdered By by Eminem

Released: January 17, 2020

Label: Shady, Aftermath, Interscope

First week sales: 279,000

Singles: “Darkness”, “Godzilla”

2. Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert

Released: March 6, 2020

Label: Generation Now, Atlantic

First week sales: 288,000

Singles: “Futsal Shuffle 2020”, “That Way”

1. Legends Never Die by Juice Wrld

Released: July 10, 2020

Label: Grade A, Interscope

First week sales: 497,000

Singles: “Righteous”, “Tell Me U Luv Me”, “Life’s a Mess”, “Come & Go”, “Wishing Well”, “Smile”

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