The Weeknd Spends 18th Week Atop Billboard Artist 100

The Weeknd claimed the top spot on Billboard Artist 100 chart with the help of his latest chart-ruling album After Hours.

The Weeknd earned his 18th week at No. 1 on the Artist 100 chart dated April 18.

After Hours continued its dominance over the Billboard 200 chart for a third week in a row with 90,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. It debuted atop the chart dated April 4 with 444,000 units, the largest weekly total for any album this year.

Meanwhile, The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” sits at No. 2 after leading for two weeks on the all-genre Hot 100 chart.

Three other songs from After Hours also appears on the Hot 100, including “Heartless” at No. 19; “In Your Eyes” at No. 47; and the title track at No. 90.

(Photo: Duncan Loudon)

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