The classic album Legend of Bob Marley, which compiles his main successes and which next year celebrates 40 years, continue accumulating successes by completing 200 non-consecutive weeks in number 1 from Billboard's Reggae Albums Chart.
Published in 1984, three years after Marley's death, the disc includes 14 of the most iconic songs of the Jamaican singer such as “No Woman No Cry”, “Could You Be Loved”, “Is This Love”,” One Love”, “Jamming”, “I Shot The Sheriff”,” Get Up, Stand Up”, “Redemption Song”, among others.
It is undoubtedly the most successful reggae album in history., also considering that it is the best seller with more than 15 million copies sold in the United States alone, as certified by la Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which awarded it a 15x Platinum certification in 2014, publica Dancehall Mag.
In the United Kingdom, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) certified the album 14x Platinum, recognizing more than 4,2 million units sold, según The Official Charts Company.
Among the records he accumulates Legend its permanence is already 808 weeks - and counting- an electricity ranking Billboard 200, a list that classifies the most consumed albums in the United States, based on a methodology that combines sales and streaming activity.
Is about the second longest stay on that list only surpassed by The Dark Side of the Moon, de Pink Floyd, is approaching the milestone of 1.000 weeks, since until November it accumulates 984.