The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” Becomes Longest-Running Top Five Entry on Billboard Hot 100


The Weeknd has made Billboard history once again, with his previous leader “Blinding Lights” officially becoming the longest-running top five song in the 62-year history of the Hot 100 chart.

According to reports, “Blinding Lights” logged its 28th consecutive week in the chart’s top five to take the lead from Ed Sheeran‘s “Shape of You,” which accumulated a total of 27 weeks in 2017. Following the English singer-songwriter are The Chainsmokers and Halsey with “Closer,” Post Malone with “Circles” and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars with “Uptown Funk!”

“Blinding Lights” originally dropped in November 2019 and served as the second single of his latest full-length effort, After Hours. The track peaked at No. 1 in March and garnered a total of four weeks on the top spot.