In the UK, the canadian singer-songwriter has racked up over 27.1 million chart sales – including a mighty 2.7 billion streams – across his biggest songs, currently totaling at 52 Top 100 hits.
Below we dive into The Weeknd ‘s top 10 biggest tracks, before revealing the entire list at the bottom of the page.
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10. Love Me Harder with Ariana Grande (2014)
Official Chart peak: 48
UK chart sales: 584,000
Despite missing the top 40 ( therefore becoming an underestimate favored of fans ), Ariana Grande collaboration Love Me Harder was one of the winder turning points in The Weeknd ‘s shift from cult darling to mainstream star, bringing his moody R & B sound to this highly charged midtempo firecracker .
9. Call Out My Name (2018)
Official Chart peak: 7
UK chart sales: 666,000
The trailer individual from his My Dear Melancholy EP was a reminder of The Weeknd ‘s alt-R & B beginnings after 2016 ‘s pop-heavy Starboy. Over a sample distribution of Nicolas Jaar ‘s 2016 sung Killing Time he sings in typical angst : “ I about cut a musical composition of myself for your life. ”
8. Often (2014)
Official Chart peak: 65
UK chart sales: 739,000
The head handout from his second album Beauty Behind The Madness, the trap-influenced Often, which samples Ben Sana Vurgunum by Turkish singer Nükhet Duru, may not be his most radio receiver friendly one, but it served as the arrant bridge between his atmospheric R & B sound and the Big Pop productions that would soon follow .
7. Save Your Tears (2020)
Official Chart peak: 2
UK chart sales: 856,000
The most late addition to his all-time Top 10, Save Your Tears has quickly established itself in The Weeknd ‘s dormitory of fame. The track is one of the most pop-driven from his After Hours album, though its brawny dose of colored melancholy is signature Weeknd gorge. The song narrowly missed out on becoming his second Number 1 in the UK, boosted to the upper echelons by an exquisite rework with Ariana Grande .
6. I Feel It Coming with Daft Punk (2016)
Official Chart peak: 9
UK chart sales: 1.2 million
The Weekend infused his sound with disco-funk on 2016 ‘s Starboy album, aided by kings of the writing style Daft Punk. I Feel It Coming, his fouth UK Top 10, drew comparisons to Daft Punk ‘s 2013 ball-shaped bang up Get Lucky, ampere well as disco-era Michael Jackson.
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5. Earned It (2015)
Official Chart peak: 4
UK chart sales: 1.28 million
The lavish strings and classical underpinnings of Earned It made it a natural fit for Fifty Shades Of Grey film soundtrack. even better, its inclusion opened The Weeknd up to a across-the-board fanbase, earning him his first gear UK Top 10 individual and a Grammy for Best R & B performance .
4. Can’t Feel My Face (2015)
Official Chart peak: 3
UK chart sales: 1.8 million
Ca n’t Feel My Face was the start of a considerable fault in The Weeknd ‘s trajectory. It was his first team up with pop mega-hitmaker Max Martin, and the resultant role – a funk-driven, Michael Jackson-styled finger snapper – dominated the airwaves that summer and became his first US Number 1 .
3. The Hills (2015)
Official Chart peak: 3
UK chart sales: 1.92 million
The hypnotic, horror-inspired The Hills ( its hook is taken from Wes Craven ‘s classic film The Hills Have Eyes ), is a agonizing yet sonically adventurous mirror image on fame, lecherousness and drugs. It secured The Weeknd his second US chart-topper, and narrowly missed the top spot in the UK .
2. Starboy (2016)
Official Chart peak: 2
UK chart sales: 2 million
The championship track from his third base album features typcial Weeknd tropes on the dark side of fame and celebrity, offset by Daft Punk ‘s stuttering electropop output. In the video, he appears to be destroying testify of his past – no doubt making means for the huge scat of success that was about to follow.
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1. Blinding Lights
Official Chart peak: 1
UK chart sales: 2.96 million
It ‘s easy to forget that Blinding Lights was n’t an immediate runaway success, debuting at Number 12 before climbing to Number 1 nine weeks late to become his beginning UK chart-topper. Another collaboration with Max Martin, Blinding Lights adds a hefty dose of crisp, ’80s-inspired synths into The Weeknd ‘s soundscape – drawing comparisons and Rockwell ‘s person ‘s Watching Me. It already feels like a classic ; and with about 3 million UK chart sales ( including 340 million streams ), it ‘s by far his biggest song to date .
The Weeknd’s Official Top 20 biggest songs
|2||STARBOY||WEEKND FT DAFT PUNK||2||2016|
|4||CAN’T FEEL MY FACE||WEEKND||3||2015|
|6||I FEEL IT COMING||WEEKND FT DAFT PUNK||9||2016|
|7||SAVE YOUR TEARS||WEEKND||2||2020|
|9||CALL OUT MY NAME||WEEKND||7||2018|
|10||LOVE ME HARDER||ARIANA GRANDE FT WEEKND||48||2014|
|11||PRAY FOR ME||WEEKND/KENDRICK LAMAR||11||2018|
|12||LOW LIFE||FUTURE FT WEEKND||NA||2016|
|13||CREW LOVE||DRAKE FT THE WEEKND||37||2011|
|14||IN YOUR EYES||WEEKND||17||2020|
|19||IN THE NIGHT||WEEKND||48||2015|
|20||LOST IN THE FIRE||GESAFFELSTEIN FT WEEKND||9||2019|
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