Blinding Lights

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"Blinding Lights"
Single by The Weeknd
from the album After Hours
ReleasedNovember 29, 2019
  • The Weeknd
  • Max Martin
  • Oscar Holter
The Weeknd singles chronology
"Blinding Lights"
"In Your Eyes"

"Blinding Lights" is a song by Canadian recording artist The Weeknd, taken from his seventh studio album, After Hours. The song was released on November 29, 2019, two days after the album’s lead single, “Heartless”. “Blinding Lights” was written and produced by The Weeknd, Max Martin, and Oscar Holter. DaHeala and Belly also contributed to writing the song.[1]

The song has topped charts in thirteen countries.[2][3] It became his fifth number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100.[4]

On November 23, 2021, Billboard announced that it had overtaken "The Twist" by Chubby Checker as the best-performing song in Billboard history.[5]

Charts[change | change source]

All-time charts[change | change source]

Chart (1958–2021) Rank
US Billboard Hot 100 1

References[change | change source]

  1. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights, retrieved 2020-03-25
  2. " - The Weeknd - Blinding Lights". Retrieved 2020-03-25.
  3. "blinding lights | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Retrieved 2020-03-25.
  4. "Billboard Charts on Instagram: "#Hot100 (chart dated April 4, 2020)"". Instagram. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  5. Mamo, Heran (2021-11-23). "The Greatest Hit: The New No. 1 Song of All Time". Billboard. Retrieved 2021-11-23.