The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Tops Singles Chart, Becomes Producer Max Martin’s 21st #1

Robbie Daw | August 10, 2015 2:17 pm
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After four weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100, OMI‘s “Cheerleader” has been kicked to the curb by The Weeknd‘s summer smash “Can’t Feel My Face.” The Michael Jackson-esque song is just one of four singles the Canadian singer has placed in the Top 10 in the past year, following “The Hills” (#10), Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack contribution “Earned It” (#3) and Ariana Grande collaboration “Love Me Harder” (#7).

“Can’t Feel My Face” is just the fifth single to climb to #1 on the Hot 100 in 2015 — not hard to believe when you realize that “Uptown Funk” stuck around at the top for 14 weeks, while “See You Again” hung around for 11. Aside from “Cheerleader,” the only other song to hit #1 this year is Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood.” (Swift’s “Blank Space” was at the top of the Hot 100 when 2015 began, but first reached the chart throne in 2014.)

Like “Bad Blood,” The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” was co-produced and co-written by Max Martin, who now has a grand total of 21 chart-topping singles to his credit here in the US. He trails only Sir George Martin, who has 23, as far as producers with the most #1s.

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