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The Weeknd Rules Hot 100 Songwriters & Producers Charts Simultaneously

The Weeknd hits No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts (dated April 4) for the first time, thanks to 14 songs, all from his new album After Hours, on the Billboard Hot…

The Weeknd hits No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts (dated April 4) for the first time, thanks to 14 songs, all from his new album After Hours, on the Billboard Hot 100 that he co-wrote and co-produced.

The set arrives atop the Billboard 200 with 444,000 equivalent album units (the year’s best weekly total), according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, marking The Weeknd’s fourth No. 1.

Meanwhile, the LP’s “Blinding Lights” becomes his fifth No. 1 song on the Hot 100.

Here’s a rundown of all 14 of The Weeknd’s songwriting and production credits on the Hot 100, with additional co-songwriters and additional co-producers noted.

Rank, Title
No. 1, “Blinding Lights”
Writers (in addition to The Weeknd): Max Martin, Oscar Holter, Belly, DaHeala
Producers (in addition to The Weeknd): Martin, Holter

No. 4, “Heartless”
Writers and producers: Metro Boomin, Illangelo, Dre Moon

No. 16, “In Your Eyes”
Writers: Max Martin, Oscar Holter, Belly
Producers: Martin, Holter

No. 21, “Alone Again”
Writers and producers: DaHeala, Illangelo, Frank Dukes

No. 22, “After Hours”
Writers: DaHeala, Illangelo, Mario Winans, Belly
Producers: DaHeala, Illangelo

No. 24, “Scared to Live”
Writers: Max Martin, Oscar Holter, Belly, Daniel Lopatin, Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Producers: Martin, Holter
(the song interpolates John’s classic “Your Song,” which hit No. 8 on the Hot 100 in 1971)

No. 25, “Hardest to Love”
Writers and producers: Max Martin, Oscar Holter

No. 28, “Too Late”
Writers and producers: DaHeala, Illangelo, Ricky Reed

No. 32, “Snowchild”
Writers: DaHeala, Illangelo, Belly
Producers: DaHeala, Illangelo

No. 39, “Escape From LA”
Writers: Metro Boomin, Illangelo, Mike McTaggart
Producers: Metro Boomin, Illangelo

No. 41, “Save Your Tears”
Writers: Max Martin, Oscar Holter, DaHeala, Belly
Producers: Martin, Holter

No. 45, “Faith”
Writers: Metro Boomin, Illangelo, Belly
Producers: Metro Boomin, Illangelo

No. 69, “Repeat After Me (Interlude)”
Writers and producers: Kevin Parker, Daniel Lopatin

No. 80, “Until I Bleed Out”
Writers and producers: Metro Boomin, Daniel Lopatin, Prince 85, Notinbed

Since Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers began last year, The Weeknd is the fifth artist to rule both surveys simultaneously, after Finneas (four such weeks), Louis Bell (three) and Ricky Reed and Taylor Swift (one each).

Before The Weeknd, Finneas had last doubled up simultaneously, on the Nov. 30 2019-dated chart.

The weekly Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts are based on total points accrued by a songwriter and producer, respectively, for each attributed song that appears on the Hot 100; plus, genre-based songwriter and producer charts follow the same methodology based on corresponding “Hot”-named genre charts. As with Billboard’s yearly recaps, multiple writers or producers split points for each song equally (and the dividing of points will lead to occasional ties on rankings).

The full Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts, in addition to the full genre rankings, can be found on Billboard.com.