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Justin Bieber and the Weeknd are totally hogging the top of the pop charts

Justin Bieber and the Weeknd are totally hogging the top of the pop charts
Justin Bieber, shown last month at the MTV Video Music Awards, hit No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with his song "What Do You Mean?" (Paul Buck / EPA)

Justin Bieber and the Weeknd aren't leaving much room for anyone else near the top of the pop charts.

After reporting early this week that the Weeknd's new album had debuted at No. 1, Billboard said Tuesday that Bieber had reached the peak of the Hot 100 with his song "What Do You Mean?"

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It's the singer's first time atop the music industry's flagship singles chart, according to the trade magazine, which said that "What Do You Mean?" sold 337,000 downloads and was streamed 23.2 million times in its first week of availability.

Behind Bieber, the Weeknd grabbed the No. 2 and 3 spots on the Hot 100 with "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills," respectively. And down at No. 10? Bieber again with "Where Are U Now," his collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex.

Back on the album chart, the Weeknd hit No. 1 with his acclaimed "Beauty Behind the Madness," which moved 412,000 album-equivalent units, the second-biggest debut of the year after "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" by the Weeknd's frequent collaborator Drake.

Twitter: @mikaelwood

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