The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' Becomes Billboard Hot 100's Longest Charting Song

The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' Becomes Billboard Hot 100's Longest Charting Song

  • The Weeknd's Blinding Lights has spent a whopping 88 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the longest-charting song in the chart ever
  • The 2019 single made history when it surpassed Radioactive by Imagine Dragons, which spent 87 weeks on the same chart
  • The excited Canadian singer's fans took to social media to applaud their favourite for making Billboard history

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The Weeknd's song Blinding Lights has made history. It has been charting on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a whopping 88 weeks now.

The hit dropped in 2019 by the Canadian singer has surpassed Radioactive by Imagine Dragons which has been on the same chart for 87 weeks. The Weeknd's banger is now the longest-charting Billboard Hot 100 song ever.

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The Weeknd, 'Blinding Lights', Billboard's Hot 100, longest charting song
The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' has become Billboard's Hot 100's longest charting song. Image: @theweeknd
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According to Complex, Billboard reported that on the most recent chart this August, the song sat at Number 18. The Weeknd's fans took to Complex's comment section on Twitter to applaud their fave for spending 88 weeks in the hotly-contested chart. Check out some of their comments below:

@abelsnutjar said:

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"We're so proud of you baby."

@champagnebel wrote:

"You deserve it, we are proud."

@realmixemup commented:

"And we can’t wait for 'Take My Breath' to do the same."

@abel_tesfaye_x said:

"Yesss, he’s a king."

@crabbycuts added:

"Forever proud, from SCARBOROUGH to the world."

Cardi B shares her thoughts on US celebs who don't shower

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The award-winning rapper seems to be on the side of celebs who take a shower everyday. She questioned why some people have openly admitted that they don't shower often.

The Bodak Yellow hitmaker took to Twitter on Tuesday, 10 August to share her two cents on the debate around bathing. The superstar said:

"Wassup with people saying they don’t shower? It’s giving itchy."

Cardi B's fans flooded her comment section with mixed reactions to her post.

Source: Briefly News

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