Hot 100: The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ is Now the LONGEST-RUNNING Top 10 Hit in History

Published: Monday 23rd Nov 2020 by Rashad

The Weeknd‘s colossal hit, ‘Blinding Lights,’ has outshone the competition once again.

See how inside:

‘Blinding Lights,’ the fifth Hot 100 chart-topper of The Weeknd’s career (second from the ‘After Hours’ era alone), made headlines last week when it tied the all-time record for most weeks in the tally’s top 10 (click here to read more).

Already owning the title for longest-running top 5 in the hitlist’s 62-year history (click here to read more), the Max Martin-made bop only needed one more week to be etched as the chart’s longest-running top 10 hit.

Thanks to a handsome mix of digital downloads, streams, and radio airplay, the refreshed chart reveals ‘Lights’ has powered to the historic position.

To add, Billboard reports:

“The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” backtracks 5-7 on the Hot 100, after spending four weeks at No. 1. It banks a record 40th week in the top 10, breaking a tie with Post Malone’s “Circles” for the top total in the chart’s archives.

Most Weeks in Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10
40, “Blinding Lights,” The Weeknd, 2020
39, “Circles,” Post Malone, 2019-20
33, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse),” Post Malone & Swae Lee, 2018-19
33, “Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, 2018-19
33, “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, 2017
32, “Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, 2018-19
32, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17
32, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98
31, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2014-15
30, “Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish, 2019
30, “Smooth,” Santana feat. Rob Thomas, 1999-2000

“Blinding Lights” rules the multi-metric Hot R&B Songs chart for a record-extending 36th week.”

Check back tomorrow (November 24) for That Grape Juice‘s weekly chart recap, ‘TGJ Chart Check.’

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  1. Fancy BISH November 23, 2020

    Yaaaaaaas! ❤️ 🤴🏾 🎶🤳🏽💋

    • Fancy BISH November 23, 2020

      I want to be his power bottom.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) November 23, 2020

        @the Real Fancy…Yes!!! Hope you’re doing well! ☺️☺️

        @Fancy Fake/Danzou/MTCB….Marilyn is laughing at how Fancy Fake is being exposed for the racist troll it is 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻😂😂💋💋💁🏼‍♂️💁🏼‍♂️

      • Fancy BISH November 23, 2020

        Show us one thing I said that was racist or go and suck on your big poppas c o c k you dumb bish repeating the same sh|t all the time, no wonder you’re alone and have nobody in your sad life that you have to come on here to make fake accounts to have a conversion with yourselves.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) November 23, 2020

        LMAO. Why you mad Danzou?? Did I hit a nerve? TGJ archives are filled with your sordid history of racism and homophobia you disgusting troll mothafucker. Get used to these comments b****. This is your new reality 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻💁🏼‍♂️💁🏼‍♂️💋

      • Fancy BISH November 23, 2020

        And yet you can’t prove one point, and you thinking I’m Danzou just proves how slow you are. Fancy Bish has never said anything racist but marilyn monh-O-E has.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) November 23, 2020

        You’re Danzou. Point, blank, periodt. I have the evidence b**** and I’ll reveal it when I’m good and ready. Deny it all you want….but I know it and you know I know it. Now f**** you. 🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻🖕🏻💋💋💋💁🏼‍♂️

      • Fancy BISH November 23, 2020

        I own you and you can’t prove anything you dumb smelly c***. Stay pressed.

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) November 24, 2020

        LMAO….Nah Danzou. Never pressed, never stressed, but always blessed. It is I that owns you and ur other identities troll. You’re mine and You can’t fake it anymore dahling 😂😂😂😂😂

      • Fancy BISH November 24, 2020

        I own you and this name, you can’t even use it anymore because I took it from you HAHAHAHAHA.

  2. Management November 23, 2020

    Takes notes people 👩‍💻THIS IS WHAT YOU CALL A MF HIT!!

  3. Clarks0o0ñ November 23, 2020

    A hit
    Happy for him

    He is still going to be boring during his superbowl performance.

    • PinotNoir November 23, 2020

      That baby goat tessitura of his is gonna reverberate ALL OVER the stadium … not!

  4. PinotNoir November 23, 2020

    Billboard grasping for straws to create new broken records. What’s next: longest running Top 100 hit? 👀

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