The Weeknd & Daft Punk’s “Starboy” Dethrones “Closer” On Weekly US Spotify Chart

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After ten weeks at #1, The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” cedes the US Spotify throne.

The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” takes over.

Up one place, “Starboy” earns #1 thanks to the 10.745 million US streams it received during the October 14-20 tracking week. “Closer,” which garnered 10.647 million, drops to #2.

DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You” rises one place to #3, while D.R.A.M.’s “Broccoli (featuring Lil Yachty)” drops to #4. The former received 6.204 million weekly US streams, the latter posted a total of 6.196 million.

twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” holds at #5 with 5.686 million weekly US Spotify streams.

Written by Brian Cantor

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