Plus: Streams of Avicii’s songs increased 1,838 percent on the day of his death.
Avicii’s True album is set to re-enter next week’s Billboard 20?0 chart (dated May 5), and jump straight into the top 40, following the DJ/producer/artist’s death on April 20. The former No. 5-peaking album, released in 2013, could earn over 20,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending April 26, according to industry prognosticators. In the previous week (ending April 19), it earned about 1,000 units, according to Nielsen Music.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The top 10 of the May 5-dated Billboard 200 chart is scheduled to be revealed on Billboard’s websites on Sunday, April 29.