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Billboard Magazine reports:

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” adds another honor to its already historic Billboard Hot 100 run, spending a record-tying 87th week on the chart (dated Aug. 14). It equals the run of Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive,” which logged its time on the tally in 2012-14.

“Blinding Lights,” released on XO/Republic Records, bowed on the Hot 100 dated Dec. 14, 2019, at No. 11. The song, which ranks at No. 16 in its 87th week, hit No. 1 for its first of four weeks on top on the chart dated April 4, 2020.

Along the way, it has rewritten the records for the most time spent in the Hot 100’s top five (43 weeks), top 10 (57 weeks), top 20 (78 weeks) and top 40 (83 weeks).

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