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Billboard Hot 100: The Weeknd’s “Heartless” Becomes #1 Song In America

“Heartless” takes over #1 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

Following its first full week in the market, The Weeknd’s “Heartless” flies to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Up thirty-one places from last week’s position, “Heartless” dethrones Post Malone’s “Circles” to become the hottest song in America. It follows “Can’t Feel My Face,” “The Hills,” and “Starboy” as The Weeknd’s fourth #1.

“Heartless” soars to #1 on the Digital Song Sales subchart, while improving to #2 on Streaming Songs. It, moreover, is already up to #38 on the Radio Songs listing.

The Weeknd also has a big debut in “Blinding Lights,” which takes #11 on this week’s chart.

— The aforementioned “Circles” falls to #2 this week, while Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” ascends fifteen spots to #3. Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved” drops two places to #4, and Maroon 5’s “Memories” slides one spot to #5.

Brian Cantor

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