Max Martin's Hot 100 No. 1s as a Songwriter
With The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" ascending to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 dated April 4, 2020, pop mastermind Max Martin adds yet another No. 1, his 23rd, to his history on the chart as a writer. (He co-wrote and co-produced the song, and also adds his 21st No. 1 as a producer.) The Swedish-born Martin boasts the third-most No. 1s among writers in the Hot 100's history, trailing only Paul McCartney (32) and John Lennon (26). As he celebrates his 23rd leader, here's a look at all of Martin's hooky, pure-pop Hot 100 No. 1s as a writer.