The Weeknd made history this week. The Montreal singer’s single Blinding Lights just logs a record-breaking 88th week on the Billboard Hot 100, passing Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive, which spent 87 weeks on the survey in 2012-14.
Do I care in the slightest? No. But my Sonic Reducers partner and self-described chart geek Eric Alper does. Which gives up more than enough to talk about in today’s segment. Listen in as we discuss The Weeknd’s new record, debate whether chart positions still matter, and roll our eyes at the people who say they still haven’t heard it. Sonic Reducers. One topic. Two music nerds. Five minutes. Everything you need to know.