Prisoner (The Weeknd song)

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Song by The Weeknd featuring Lana Del Rey
from the album Beauty Behind the Madness

"Prisoner" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd, featuring American singer Lana Del Rey for his second studio album Beauty Behind the Madness (2015). The artists co-wrote the song with Illangelo, who co-produced it with The Weeknd.

Commercial performance[edit]

"Prisoner" debuted at number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100, with 51,291 copies sold in its first week.[1] The song also accrued 3.7 million US streams.[2]

Live performances[edit]

Del Rey and The Weeknd performed the song live together for the first time on December 9, 2015 at The Forum, Los Angeles.[3]


Chart (2015) Peak
France (SNEP)[4] 113
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 95
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 78
UK R&B (Official Charts Company)[7] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 47
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[9] 13


  1. ^ "Hot 100 Chart Moves: The Weeknd Debuts With 'Can't Feel My Face'". Billboard. September 9, 2015. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "The surging R&B/pop star makes history on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, among other chart feats, including on the Hot 100, all powered by the monster start of his new album, "Beauty Behind the Madness."". Billboard. September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "The Weeknd and Lana Del Rey perform "Prisoner" together live for the first time -- watch". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2015-12-12.
  4. ^ " – The Weeknd – Prisoner" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved September 10, 2015.
  5. ^ " – The Weeknd – Prisoner". Singles Top 100. Retrieved September 10, 2015.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved September 10, 2015.
  9. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved September 10, 2015.

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