The song broke the record for the most time spent in the Top 5 of the Hot 100. "Blinding Lights" eclipsed Chainsmokers' "Closer
" and Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You
" when it clocked up its 28th week in the top tier.
On the Hot 100 dated March 13, 2021, "Blinding Lights" stayed in the Top 10 for the 52nd consecutive week. This ensured it became the first song in the chart's history to spend a whole year in that region on the survey.
On the Hot 100 dated August 21, 2021, the song logged on for its 88th week on the tally, breaking the record for most weeks spent on the chart. The track surpassed Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive
," which had an 87-week run on the survey. It eventually dropped off the listing after 90 weeks.