The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” Spends 12th Week At #1 On Hot Adult Contemporary Radio Chart

“Blinding Lights” is still the biggest song at Hot AC radio.

The Weeknd - Blinding Lights Video Screen | Republic

The hot adult contemporary radio reign grows by another week for The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights.”

Played ~6,291 times during the July 26-August 1 tracking period, “Blinding Lights” enjoys a twelfth week at #1 on the Mediabase Hot AC radio chart. This week’s spin count trails last week’s mark by a modest 58 plays, further signaling the song’s impressive longevity.

Lewis Capaldi’s “Before You Go” stays at #2 on this week’s chart, while Harry Styles’ enduring “Adore You” keeps at #3. Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” also shows its longevity with a one-place rise to #4, while Justin Bieber’s “Intentions (featuring Quavo)” slides one rung to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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