The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, also professionally known by his stage name The Weeknd. Earning himself 3 number-one releases ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’, ‘Starboy’ and ‘My Dear Melancholy’. The Weeknd has worked with prominent artists such as Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Ariana Grande, Daft Punk and Kendrick Lamar.

2015

The Weeknd won Best R&B Performance Earned it
Awarded Best Urban Contemporary Album - Beauty Behind the Madness

2017

Awarded Best Urban Contemporary Album - Starboy
The Weeknd Unveils a Cinematic & Chaotic New Visual for "Blinding Lights"
Music

The Weeknd Unveils a Cinematic & Chaotic New Visual for "Blinding Lights"

He will also perform the song on ‘Kimmel’ tomorrow.

Watch the 'Uncut Gems' Soundtrack Documentary with Oneohtrix Point Never
Music

Watch the 'Uncut Gems' Soundtrack Documentary with Oneohtrix Point Never

Director Josh Safdie and Composer Daniel Lopatin break down the original score.

BAPE & The Weeknd Team up on Second Collaborative Capsule
Fashion

BAPE & The Weeknd Team up on Second Collaborative Capsule

Featuring a special camo print and much more.

'Forbes' Names the World's Top-Earning Musicians of 2019
Music

'Forbes' Names the World's Top-Earning Musicians of 2019

Including Kanye West, JAY-Z, Drake & more.

The Weeknd Performs "Heartless" for First Time Ever on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
Music

The Weeknd Performs "Heartless" for First Time Ever on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Kicking off the first of two special nights of music at the late-night talk show.

The Weeknd Trips Through Vegas in Hunter S. Thompson-Inspired "Heartless" Visual
Music

The Weeknd Trips Through Vegas in Hunter S. Thompson-Inspired "Heartless" Visual

Abel and Metro Boomin hit the Heartless Hotel and Casino.

The Weeknd Stars in Mercedes-Benz's EQC Campaign Film
Automotive

The Weeknd Stars in Mercedes-Benz's EQC Campaign Film

Featuring The Weeknd’s new song “Blinding Lights.”

The Weeknd Shares Metro Boomin & ILLANGELO-Produced Single "Heartless"
Music

The Weeknd Shares Metro Boomin & ILLANGELO-Produced Single "Heartless"

The first taste of the heartthrob’s fourth studio album.

The Weeknd Teases Release of New Music & Is Spotted Filming a Music Video
Music

The Weeknd Teases Release of New Music & Is Spotted Filming a Music Video

Snippet of a new track appears in Mercedes Benz commercial.

The Weeknd Drops Halloween-Themed 'Memento Mori' Episode
Music

The Weeknd Drops Halloween-Themed 'Memento Mori' Episode

Hosted by Kerwin Frost.

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