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The Weeknd’s “Starboy” spends a 20th consecutive week atop Hot R&B Songs (on the chart dated Feb. 25), tying the record for most weeks at No. 1 on the nearly five-year-old chart. The song matches Drake’s 20-week reign with “One Dance,” featuring Wizkid and Kyla, which crowned the list between May and September in 2016.
“Starboy” remains at No. 1 due in part by 20 million domestic streams in the week ending Feb. 9, according to Nielsen Music (down 7 percent). At its height, the track logged 33 million streams in one week (chart dated Dec. 17). Digital sales also aid the No. 1 stay, with 22,000 downloads sold in the most recent week (down 9 percent) -- in its bestselling week the track sold 101,000 downloads (week ending Dec. 29, 2016).