Last night, Future took home the “Best Melodic Rap Performance” trophy at the 2023 GRAMMY® Awards for his smash single, “WAIT FOR U” [ft Drake and Tems].
I NEVER LIKED YOU has become a blockbuster of the highest order, reaching over 1B combined audio and video streams (874M audio and 220M video). It topped off last year as “the #1 bestselling rap album of 2022 in the US by total units.” Last month, he concluded the biggest year of his career by earning a slew of RIAA certifications. His chart-dominating magnum opus, I NEVER LIKED YOU, ascended to platinum status, making it one of only four albums to reach platinum in 2022. The Billboard Hot 100 smash “WAIT FOR U” [ft Drake & Tems] reached triple-platinum and earned the RIAA’s Top Certified Single of 2022. The single “PUFFIN ON ZOOTIEZ”also went platinum.
Speaking to his dominance, Billboard christened him its “Hip-Hop Power Player of the Year,” enshrining him as “one of the most successful, and prolific, rappers in history.” Variety hailed him as “Collaborator of the Year” and attested, “The list of artists who benefited fromFuture’s Midas touch reads like a veritable who’s who of hip-hop.”Rolling Stone plugged I NEVER LIKED YOUon its “The 100 Best Albums of 2022,” going on to proclaim, “it’s safe to sayFutureshowcased his range.” Complexnamed it one of “The Best Albums of 2022,” and declared, “Futureis at his best onI NEVER LIKED YOU.”
Future’s chart-crushing platinum-certified GRAMMY® Award-winning masterpiece, I NEVER LIKED YOU, is available now via Freebandz/Epic Records.