The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer’ becomes first track to spend 26 weeks on Top 5

 

The Chainsmokers just became the first track to spend 26 weeks on the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Closer’ featuring Halsey.

Most Weeks in Hot 100’s Top Five All Time

Weeks in Top Five, Title, Artist, Span in Top Five (Peak)
26, “Closer,” The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, 2016-17 (No. 1, 12 weeks)
25, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, 2015 (No. 1, 14 weeks)
25, “How Do I Live,” LeAnn Rimes, 1997-98 (No. 2)
23, “The Twist,” Chubby Checker, 1960/1962 (No. 1, three weeks)
21, “Smooth,” Santana feat. Rob Thomas, 1999-2000 (No. 1, 12 weeks)
21, “Un-Break My Heart,” Toni Braxton, 1996-97 (No. 1, 11 weeks)
20, “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra, 2012 (No. 1, eight weeks)
20, “No One,” Alicia Keys, 2007-08 (No. 1, five weeks)
20, “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey, 2005 (No. 1, 14 weeks)
20, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) ,” Los Del Rio, 1996 (No. 1, 14 weeks)
20, “Gangsta’s Paradise,” Coolio feat. L.V., 1995-96 (No. 1, three weeks)