CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Billboard Magazine reports:

The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” shines brightest among the nearly 30,000 titles ever to hit the Billboard Hot 100 over the chart’s 63-year history, as the single, released in November 2019, is the newly crowned No. 1 on Billboard‘s Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Songs recap.

“Blinding Lights” rules Billboard‘s Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Songs chart after it logged a record-shattering run on the weekly Hot 100. After topping the chart for four weeks in April and May 2020, it went on to rewrite the marks for the most weeks spent in the top five (43), top 10 (57) and top 40 (86) and on the chart overall (90).

“I don’t think [it] has hit me yet,” The Weeknd told Billboard upon learning of the song’s reigning all-time Hot 100 status. “I try not to dwell on it too much. I just count my blessings, and I’m just grateful.”

Read the full article.

The all-time Top Ten is at the link. It’s surprising.