The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name” Makes Big Splash On Billboard Hot 100; Other EP Songs Also Debut

“Call Out My Name” debuts near the top of this week’s Hot 100.

The Weeknd - My Dear Melancholy | XO/Republic/UMG

The Weeknd’s EP “My Dear Melancholy” debuts at #1 on this week’s Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

“Call Out My Name,” the top-performing track from the EP, lands near the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Songs Chart.

“Call Out My Name” takes #4 on the listing, which ranks songs from all genres based on combined activity from sales, streams and radio airplay.

While the song has not yet received much radio airplay, it posted a mammoth opening week streaming number and strong first-week sales figure.

The other songs from The Weeknd’s EP also debut this week:
26) Try Me
27) Wasted Times
35) I Was Never There ft. Gesaffelstein
43) Hurt You ft. Gesaffelstein
52) Privilege

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