The Weeknd Gets a Massive Post-Super Bowl Chart Bump

Almost nine full days after the Super Bowl, the final chart numbers are in, and the Weeknd — who turns 31 today, Feb. 16 — saw an enormous bump in streams and sales thanks to his dazzling halftime performance at the big game: in fact, nearly every single song he performed in those 12-ish minutes is in the Rolling Stone Top 100 Songs chart.

“Blinding Lights,” which is already one of the biggest hits in the streaming age, saw yet another bump, nearly 15 months after its first release, soaring back up to No. 3 (from No. 8) on the songs chart with a bump from around 95,000 song

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