The Weeknd's Official Irish Singles Chart history - the numbers behind his success in Ireland

To celebrate the release of his new album After Hours, we look back at Abel Tesfaye's Irish success.

The Weeknd is one of the biggest musicians on the planet right now. His new album After Hours has been released, the era captivating fans with its atmospheric music videos and 80s-influenced singles such as the Number 1 smash Blinding Lights. His record label have described his album as "the zeitgeist musical moment of the year" and it's hard to argue the fact.

With buzz in the air around the Canadian's new music, we're looking back at his success on the Official Irish Singles Chart to date.

Top 50 hits

The Weeknd has spawned a huge 24 Top 50 hits in Ireland, more than the likes of Sam Smith, Khalid and Rita Ora.

How many times has The Weeknd cracked the Top 10?

Real name Abel Tesfaye, The Weeknd has scored a modest six Top 10 hits, with all but one going Top 5.

Number 1s

While it took The Weeknd nine years into his career to claim his first UK Number 1 single, he strode to the top spot of the Official Irish Singles Chart in just four years. Can't Feel My Face spent two weeks at Number 1 in 2015, and he returned to the helm in 2020 with Blinding Lights.

He has scored chart hits with seven different collaborators

While Abel's latest album includes no features, he's got by with a little help from his friends in the past, and has scored Top 50 hits with Ariana Grande, Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Gesaffelstein, Sza and Travis Scott.

The Weeknd's Official Irish Chart Top 50 hits to date

TITLE ARTIST PEAK YEAR
LOVE ME HARDER ARIANA GRANDE FT. THE WEEKND 33 2014
EARNED IT (FIFTY SHADES OF GREY) THE WEEKND 15 2015
CAN’T FEEL MY FACE THE WEEKND 1 2015
THE HILLS THE WEEKND 4 2015
IN THE NIGHT THE WEEKND 42 2016
STARBOY THE WEEKND FT. DAFT PUNK 2 2016
I FEEL IT COMING THE WEEKND FT. DAFT PUNK 9 2016
PARTY MONSTER THE WEEKND 21 2016
ROCKIN' THE WEEKND 28 2016
SIDEWALKS THE WEEKND FT. KENDRICK LAMAR 46 2016
LUST FOR LIFE LANA DEL REY FT. THE WEEKND 33 2017
PRAY FOR ME THE WEEKND FT. KENDRICK LAMAR 12 2018
CALL OUT MY NAME THE WEEKND 5 2018
TRY ME THE WEEKND 22 2018
WASTED TIMES THE WEEKND 24 2018
HURT YOU THE WEEKND FT. GESAFFELSTEIN 32 2018
I WAS NEVER THERE THE WEEKND FT. GESAFFELSTEIN 36 2018
PRIVILEGE THE WEEKND 42 2018
LOST IN THE FIRE GESAFFELSTEIN & THE WEEKND 19 2019
POWER IS POWER SZA, THE WEEKND & TRAVIS SCOTT 31 2019
HEARTLESS THE WEEKND 13 2020
BLINDING LIGHTS THE WEEKND 1 2020
AFTER HOURS THE WEEKND 14 2020
IN YOUR EYES THE WEEKND 12 2020

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