Following the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington on July 20, fans remembered the artist through the band’s music on streaming services in huge numbers, according to Nielsen Music. Based on initial streaming reports for July 20, Linkin Park’s songs earned a 730 percent increase in on-demand audio streams that day in the U.S., as compared to July 19. In total, the band’s catalog of songs tallied 12.6 million on-demand audio streams on July 29, versus 1.5 million a day earlier.
The group’s most streamed song on July 20 was “In the End,” earning 923,000 streams that day (up from 107,000 a day earlier). “In the End” is the group’s highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, having peaked at No. 2 in 2002. It also ranks as the band’s biggest hit ever on the tally.