The Weeknd & Daft Punk’s “Starboy” Reaches Top 3 On US iTunes Sales Chart

The Weeknd [NBC]

The Weeknd released the first taste of his new album Wednesday night, and American music fans are indulging.

“Starboy,” which features Daft Punk and is the title track from The Weeknd’s forthcoming album, is #3 on the US iTunes sales chart as of 9:15AM ET.

Only Artists Of Then, Now & Forever’s “Forever Country” (#1) and The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” (#2) are selling at a faster pace.

In addition to releasing the single, The Weeknd has made the album available for pre-order. It streets on November 25.

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