Hot 100: The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Enjoys 9th Week At #1

Closer Lyric Video [Columbia Records]

The Chainsmokers’ mega-smash “Closer (featuring Halsey)” continues its run as America’s hottest song.

The single claims #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth consecutive week. In doing so, it ties Rihanna’s “Work (featuring Drake)” and Drake’s “One Dance (featuring WizKid & Kyla)” for the longest streak of 2016.

Only the Drake song, which ruled for 10 non-consecutive weeks, has spent more time at #1 this year.

Not simply the hottest overall song, “Closer” remains a top performer on the Digital Song Sales, Streaming Songs, and Radio Songs component charts.

The Top 10 of this week’s Hot 100 follows:
10) Ariana Grande – Side To Side ft. Nicki Minaj (+2)
9) Sia – Cheap Thrills ft. Sean Paul (-1)
8) Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better (-1)
7) Major Lazer – Cold Water ft. Justin Bieber & MO (-3)
6) D.R.A.M. – Broccoli ft. Lil Yachty (=)
5) Bruno Mars – 24K Magic (new)
4) DJ Snake – Let Me Love You ft. Justin Bieber (+1)
3) Twenty One Pilots – Heathens (=)
2) The Weeknd – Starboy ft. Daft Punk (=)
1) The Chainsmokers – Closer ft. Halsey (=)

Written by Brian Cantor

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