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.

Date of Birth 16 February 1990
Industries Music
Headquarter Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Spotify Breaks Down Its Most Streamed Artists, Songs and Albums
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Spotify Breaks Down Its Most Streamed Artists, Songs and Albums

Drake and Ed Sheeran lead the way.

The Weeknd & Daft Punk Face a $5M USD Lawsuit over "Starboy"
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The Weeknd & Daft Punk Face a $5M USD Lawsuit over "Starboy"

After settling out of court once.

The Weeknd & PUMA Join Forces on the All-New Terrain Silhouette
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The Weeknd & PUMA Join Forces on the All-New Terrain Silhouette

Marking the first low-top design for the duo.

The Weeknd Drops Exclusive Merch for 'Kiss Land' 5th Anniversary
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The Weeknd Drops Exclusive Merch for 'Kiss Land' 5th Anniversary

Including special BE@RBRICK figures.

The Weeknd Debuts Official "Try Me" Remix with Quavo, Swae Lee & Trouble
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The Weeknd Debuts Official "Try Me" Remix with Quavo, Swae Lee & Trouble

A standout from his latest EP.

The Weeknd, Cardi B & More Big Acts to Headline Global Citizen Festival 2018
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The Weeknd, Cardi B & More Big Acts to Headline Global Citizen Festival 2018

The free-ticketed event in NYC kicks off next month.

The Weeknd Puts a Military Spin on PUMA's Classic Suede Model
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The Weeknd Puts a Military Spin on PUMA's Classic Suede Model

Celebrating the 50th-anniversary of the key silhouette.

Livestream Lollapalooza 2018 Music Festival Here
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Livestream Lollapalooza 2018 Music Festival Here

Featuring performances from The Weeknd, Tyler, The Creator, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert, and more.

The Weeknd's Upcoming BAPE Collaboration Gets a Closer Look
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The Weeknd's Upcoming BAPE Collaboration Gets a Closer Look

“BAPE X XO.”

The Weeknd Reveals BAPE Collaboration Drop Date & Lookbook
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The Weeknd Reveals BAPE Collaboration Drop Date & Lookbook

A closer look at the camo-heavy range.
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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