Charts analysis: The Weeknd lights up the singles charts with fifth week at No.1

British music lovers continue to be dazzled by the Blinding Lights of The Weeknd as the Canadian’s smash hit single notches up a third straight and fifth in total week at the very top of the charts. The track’s sales this week were down 5.3% at 60,545 including 55,365 from sales-equivalent streams.  

It takes the track’s cumulative total to 666,779 chart sales, and while there is little doubt this figure will continue to tick upwards for some time to ...

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