The Weeknd Ties Janet Jackson’s Record On The Billboard Hot 100

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The Weeknd Ties Janet Jackson’s Record On The Billboard Hot 100

The Canadian artist made history with his third no. 1.

UPDATED ON : MAY 6, 2021 / 11:11 AM

Written by BET Staff

The Weeknd is celebrating his third no. 1 from the After Hours album, which is "Save Your Tears." According to Billboard, he is only the second artist in history to have three no. 1 singles in three distinct years from one album. 

 "Heartless" in 2019” and "Blinding Lights" in 2020 also topped the charts. 

 "Save Your Tears" skyrocketed to no. 1 this week when a remix was released with Ariana Grande. 

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The only other  artist to achieve this was Janet Jackson with 1989’s Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814. According to  Billboard, “Love Will Never Do (Without You)," charted at no . 1 in 1991,”Miss You Much” hit the top spot in 1989 (and) “Escapade” and “Black Cat” were no. 1s in  1990.

The 31-year-old celebrated by retweeting the historic news. See below:

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