8/29/17 O&A NYC MUSIC MILESTONE: Despacito Ties Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s One Sweet Day For Longest at No. 1

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito, featuring Justin Bieber, has tied the 16th week at No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 record of the Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s “One Sweet Day.

Despacito- Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee

As Despacito moves into a first-place tie for the most weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100, dating to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception, here’s an updated look at the titles with the most time on top:

The Longest-Leading Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s 
Weeks at No. 1, Title, Artist, Date Reached No. 1
16 (to date), “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, May 27, 2017
16, “One Sweet Day,” Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men, Dec. 2, 1995
14, “Uptown Funk!,” Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Jan. 17, 2015
14, “I Gotta Feeling,” The Black Eyed Peas, July 11, 2009
14, “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey, June 4, 2005
14, “Candle in the Wind 1997″/”Something About the Way You Look Tonight,” Elton John, Oct. 11, 1997
14, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix),” Los Del Rio, Aug. 3, 1996
14, “I’ll Make Love to You,” Boyz II Men, Aug. 27, 1994
14, “I Will Always Love You,” Whitney Houston, Nov. 28, 1992

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