In what has been a record setting 8 month run by non U.S born acts on the Hot 100 chart, several international artists have flourished…including a few Canadians! 

Led by Adele, non U.S born artists have owned the number one spot for 32 consecutive weeks!

Title, Weeks at No. 1, Date Reached No. 1, Artist, Country of Origin
“Cheerleader,” six, July 25, 2015, OMIJamaica
“Can’t Feel My Face,” three, Aug. 22, The WeekndCanada
“What Do You Mean?,” one, Sept. 19, Justin BieberCanada
“The Hills,” six, Oct, 3, The WeekndCanada
“Hello,” 10, Nov. 14, AdeleEngland
“Sorry,” three, Jan. 23, 2016, Justin BieberCanada
“Love Yourself,” two, Feb. 13, Justin BieberCanada
“Pillowtalk,” one, Feb. 20, ZaynEngland
“Work,” one (to date), March 5, RihannaBarbados, feat. DrakeCanada


(courtesy: Billboard)