The Weeknd has one of the biggest songs in music history after Blinding Lights breaks another Billboard Hot 100 record.
staying in the Top 10 for a full year. But now it seems the song has broken yet another record. On Monday (June 21), co-founder of The Weeknds XO collective, , took to Instagram to reveal Blinding Lights is the first solo song to spend eighty consecutive weeks on the Hot 100 chart. Legendary! @theweeknd , Cash wrote in the caption of his post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cash (@cashxo) Blinding Lights currently sits at No. 17 on the Hot 100, an insane feat given the song was originally released in November of 2019. Its even more impressive given the fact the Recording Academy completely snubbed Blinding Lights and The Weeknds multi-platinum album After Hours at the 2021 Grammy Awards. If Blinding Lights continues this fiery run, The Weeknd will be seeing another diamond certification fall into his lap. He first when his 2015 single The Hills became the 29th song in the RIAAs 60-year certification history to go diamond. With all the success The Weeknd has seen off After Hours and Blinding Lights, the Toronto crooner has to be itching to take the album on tour to vibe out with fans. In February 2021, The Weeknd became the first artist to officially announce a world tour post-COVID. Read more