“Closer” just beat out Drake’s “One Dance” for longest run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.


“Closer” just beat out Drake’s “One Dance” for longest run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Chainsmokers can officially say “Closer” is the song of the year, cause there’s not enough days left in 2016 for anyone else to claim it. They join a coveted list of only 21 other songs in the chart’s 58-year history to have a No. 1 song for at least 11 weeks.

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Numbers jargon from Billboard:

With its 11th week atop the Hot 100, “Closer,” released on Disruptor/Columbia Records, passes Drake’s “One Dance,” featuring WizKid and Kyla, for the most weeks at No. 1 for a song in 2016; “Dance” dominated for 10 weeks in May through July. “Closer” links the longest command since Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, led for 12 weeks in April-July 2015. (Including “Closer,” only 21 No. 1s — of 1,057 total, over the Hot 100’s 58-year history — have ruled for at least 11 weeks.)

“Closer” remains the top-selling, most-streamed and most-heard radio song in the U.S. It leads the Digital Song Sales chart for a 12th week (84,000 downloads sold, down 14 percent, in the week ending Oct. 27, according to Nielsen Music); Streaming Songs for an 11th week (31.9 million U.S. streams, down 1 percent); and Radio Songs for a fifth frame (155 million in airplay audience, up 2 percent, in the week ending Oct. 30). Notably, despite its overall streaming decline, “Closer” gains by 8 percent to 16.2 million U.S. YouTube views following the Oct. 24 premiere of its official video.

This week’s Top 10 on the Hot 100:

1. The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – “Closer”
2. The Weeknd – “Starboy”
3. Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”
4. DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber – “Let Me Love You”
5. D.R.A.M. featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
6. Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
7. Ariana Grande featuring Nicki Minaj – “Side To Side”
8. Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and MO – “Cold Water”
9. Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall – “Juju on That Beat (TZ Anthem)”
10. gnash featuring Olivia O’Brien – “I Hate U I Love U”

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